Mika A. Epstein

Mika has been deep in fandom since she could say 'Trekkie.' With decades experience in running fansites, developing software, and organizing communities, she's taken on the challenge of delving into the recesses of television for queers long forgotten. Making this site with Tracy is nothing short of serendipity. Mika lives with her wife and their cats in Southern California. Of course she has a hybrid, but she'd rather ride her bicycle.
10 Questions With … Between Friends

10 Questions With … Between Friends

June 26, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

As we grow and change, we eventually end up leading different lives from our friends. But sometimes, if we’re lucky, we can keep a constant.

Representation is Stagnant

Representation is Stagnant

June 19, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Taking another year in review, representation on television is starting to flatten out. And not in a good way.

Good Trouble is Back for Season Two

Good Trouble is Back for Season Two

June 12, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Finding peace of mind in season two of Good Trouble is harder than you might expect.

WebSeries to Watch For – ClexaCon Edition

WebSeries to Watch For – ClexaCon Edition

June 5, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Did you miss the film festival for Clexa-Con 2019? Don’t worry! Here’s what you need to watch.

Statistics: What the Queers Watch

Statistics: What the Queers Watch

May 29, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

The release of Nielsen data for queer viewers demonstrates that queer television is complex, diverse, and intersectional.

2019 Upfronts Again

2019 Upfronts Again

May 22, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

It’s time to talk about what’s new-new for 2019! That’s right, it’s Batwoman, Motherland: Fort Salem, and more!

The Unlimited Bubble of Peak TV

The Unlimited Bubble of Peak TV

May 15, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Have we oversaturated the market with scripted dramas, or is the ever increasing mountain of TV a good thing for diversity?

Even More Tales Of The City

Even More Tales Of The City

May 8, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Coming to Netflix is the next installment in the “Tales of the City” franchise.

Statistics: One Show in Five

Statistics: One Show in Five

May 1, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Understanding if representation is getting better depends a great deal on how many shows are representing us at all.

The Princesses of Power Speak for Themselves

The Princesses of Power Speak for Themselves

April 24, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

The show shies away from actively promoting anyone as LGBT, but thinks things are pretty evident anyway.

ClexaCon 2019

ClexaCon 2019: We Are All ConFam

April 17, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Another ClexaCon is in the books and it reminds us all that whether or not we were here, we are all family together.

Out of the Badlands

Out of the Badlands

April 10, 2019 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

With season three, “Into the Badlands” comes to an end. Did it pave the way for more diverse TV, or is it a dead end?