Its 2013. Its the back end of 2013. Its the 21st century, its the shows 50th anniversary, and its coming up on the eighth revived season, thirty-fourth season overall. I am 110% ready for a non-white Doctor in the TARDIS, and so is an exceptionally vocal legion of fans, their main competition being the legion asking for a female Doctor. Oddly, no one seems to be sticking their hands up for a female black Doctoryou get the best of both worlds and a welcome regime change. Personally, I dont want Steven Moffat anywhere near a female Doctor considering his past portrayal of women in the series, but Im all for the Doctor having a race change, if not a physical gender swap. Weve had eleven white dudes, yet in the revived series weve seen canonically black Time Lords and a black Time Lady turn into a white one. Its time for a change. However, you invariably meet people out on the wilds of the internet who cry foul, that the Doctor must stay white and probably retain his XY chromosomes while hes at it. They bring up the same arguments each and every time, and Ive had it. Heres your handy breakdown list of the five main arguments they use, and how to comprehensively rebut them.
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I'm a 19 year old Arts student from Melbourne Australia, who finds it really awkward to write in third person. Other things I do awkwardly are watch TV and write far too much about fictional characters.