1. The women wear shoes that they can fight in.
2. The women wear the same outfits as everyone else.
3. At the start of the series the captain and first officer are *both* female and *both* non-white.
4. The lead Klingon is female.
5. The victim of sexual abuse and torture who is suffering flashbacks is *not* female.
6. My favourite character dies.... only to come back later in the series EVEN MORE AWESOME THAN BEFORE.
7. The only happy couple is same-sex.
8. Women are 50:50 throughout.
9. There are no all male alien races and zero uses of the “sexy but evil” trope.
10. Burnham is culturally a Vulcan, despite being born human. There’s hope for all of us....
Zoe is an actress and sci-fi writer currently appearing in several short films on the festival circuit.
Online you can see her in the short film Symptoms free on Amazon Prime or in the first episode of the Silent Eye sci-fi show on Amazon.