Doctor Who thing: why a woman can never ever ever play the Doctor
Norm Feuti’s comic Gil addresses the obvious, simple reason:
Click over to Gil for the last two panels. I think you’ll see why so many fans feels that it’s perfectly reasonable to ensure the Doctor remains male.
Thanks to J. Nick in comments on “on the hidebound misogyny of (some) science fiction fans… and pros” for the heads-up.
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