I have been saying for years that the 13th doctor would be a woman, yet it seems a total surprise to many people. Ever since the announcement, I’ve heard all kind of sexist, ignorant and ridiculous reasons to why this is a huge mistake.
Today my wish is that each of us takes the time to reflect on the women we know who still have to fight to be entitled to the same conditions and be treated equally to men.
One thing I would like to say is please do not use the “They’ve ruined my childhood” argument. If you don’t like it, don’t watch it. It’s as simple as that. The entertainment industry isn’t ruining your childhood. Diversity, equality and representation are not ruining your childhood. You are just being an asshole.
You can be critical of a movie and/or actor without harassing them. Apparently, some fans are just garbage since they can’t do one action without doing the other.
Feminism will only become redundant when injustice, inequity and inequality are adequately addressed.
“You know, the very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common, they don’t alter their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views.” – Doctor Who