Posts Tagged ‘patrick stewart


Patrick Stewart on the Power of Men to Stop Violence Against Women, or “Now I’m crying my eyes out and want Captain Picard to be my BFF.”

Patrick Stewart: It’s in Men’s Hands to Stop Violence Against Women.

Star Trek Captain + Amazing Speech about Violence Against Women = Perfect Fodder for  TNF.

Really, I couldn’t ask for a more perfect video to share with you all. Sir Patrick gives an incredibly touching and emotional speech about his work to prevent violence against women, how his mother shaped this work, and why men have the power to stop this from happening. All in his perfect English baritone. I broke down in tears right at my keyboard. He even takes a moment to check to see if the young lady who asked the question was okay (I think she, too, was overcome with emotion). I don’t want to say too much else about the actual video, because my puny written words cannot do it justice.

Seriously, can I just have a hug from him and an “It will be alright.”? I’m pretty sure that would make me happy forever.


A blog about nerdy things, feminist thoughts, and queer/trans life. It's full of rants, opinions, and personal stories. I don't claim to speak for absolutely anyone but myself. Read at your own risk.

Follow me on Twitter

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 3,460 other followers

Follow Trans.Nerd.Feminist on