Speaking with the Radio Times, Kate Mulgrew touched on the shows 60's format, a style of its time that in the 21st century is viewed as misogynist, and on the chances of her appearing once again as Admiral Janeway in Star Trek: Picard.

“Watching Catherine Janeway captain a starship empowered them in a way that nothing else could at that time. We’re talking about the 90’s in Hollywood. What they put on television is a harbinger of things to come.”

“You are talking about a visionary, and his name was Gene Roddenberry. He foresaw what others could not see.”

“Did you watch the original series? It was extremely misogynist. That’s what it was for years and Picard followed that to a certain extent. Roddenberry himself was that way. We are simply going to have to change this sensibility, this ideology, and we are, but it’s like moving granite. It takes a long time. We are not a society that has endorsed females as equals to males on television.”

And on the topic of Picard?

“I might go back and talk to them, passionately, about the way, the truth and the light.”

Source: https://www.radiotimes.com/news/tv/2019-07-21/star-trek-misogynist-kate-mulgrew-picard/

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