Claudia Boleyn

Claudia Boleyn: Feminist/fangirl extraordinaire

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wholocked-khaleesi-out:

OKAY IVE SEEN A LOT OF MOFFAT HATE TONIGHT AND ITS GETTING OUT OF HAND. WHY THE HELL ARE YOU GUYS SO PISSED OFF? YOU WANT HIM DEAD AND ROTTING IN HIS GRAVE BECAUSE WHAT? YOU DONT LIKE HOW HE WRITES HIS SHOWS? YOU SERIOUSLY WANT HIM DEAD FOR THAT? JESUS FUCKING CRIST YOU PISS HEADS, WHY ARE YOU SO FUCKING PSYCHOTIC??

Friend, nobody wants Moffat rotting in his grave. I think you know you’re being dramatic and creating a strawman argument here. 

People react to media in different ways, based on how they like to interact and contribute to fandom, and also depending on who they are. For example, as a queer woman, I react to the queerbaiting and homophobia in things I watch especially strongly, whereas many straight cis people might not see that as such a problem. There are a great many people of colour on this site who are fed up of the poor race representation in Moffat’s shows. Lots of women are fed up with the sexism. Bisexuals (like me) resent Moffat perpetuating negative stereotypes about us. Asexuals rather resent being called too boring to be portrayed on telly. 

By all means enjoy Moffat’s work. Nobody wants to trample over your joy. In fact, I think a lot of us, who miss enjoying Doctor Who, would feel pretty envious! But please don’t act like legitimate, valid criticism of a man, based on the content he creates, (which he is paid for handsomely and also chooses to put into the public domain) is hatred. 

Hatred and criticism are two different things. 

We created the ‘Moffat Hate’ tag for the benefit of people like yourself. Lots of people don’t like to see critique, so in the interest of peace and love and harmony and all that jazz, we decided to tag it all so you can blacklist it. The reason it’s called ‘Moffat Hate’ is because it is an easy tag for people to remember. 

I hope this makes things a little clearer for you, friend. 

Also, please don’t use the term ‘psychotic’. Thank you. 

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The difference in the way the Doctor is written by RTD and Moffat.

Companion: I am so rubbish. 

RTD-written Doctor: No, you’re not! You’re brilliant! Remember that wonderful thing you did! Remember that special skill you have that nobody else has? Don’t put yourself down! Where would I be without you, eh?

vs

Moffat-written Doctor: You are bossy, also a control freak, a narcissist, a game player, needy, and also your skirt is just a little too tight.

Companion: Excuse me???

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