🍍 The actor who plays Garak says that he was playing him as gay, and very much into Bashir
🍍 Behr says he should have pushed for making that explicit and playing Garak/Bashir as a romance
🍍 They talk about how Rejoined was good, but not enough to credit them with a "checkmark" in the sexual identity category of representation (they do not mention Chimera, which was even better imo)
🍍 They had a bunch of people who were like "I joined the military because of Star Trek Deep Space Nine" which, at least on me, kinda had exactly the opposite of what I think their intended effect was
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