👋🏾 It’s time for a reintroduction. I’m Nicole and I explore Doctor Who from my Black, queer, femme, (and American) perspective. Black TARDIS examines the show through an intersectional lens. And brings specificity and nuance to conversations about storytelling and representation in Doctor Who.
I am not an academic or a scholar. I’m a fan of the fantastical who loves narratives that teleport me to other worlds. 💫 Doctor Who is one of my favorite shows. When it’s great it’s transcendent and when it’s bad… It can be heartbreaking.
Loving Doctor Who means it hurts when the show fails to represent the communities I belong to and the identities I embody. Or fails to reflect things I value. Black TARDIS was created out of love and frustration and persists out of the same
You don’t have to like or agree with me, but please: Respect me, this space, and the people who feel seen and reflected here. This is an inclusive space—all are welcome—but it is a space that centers the feelings, experiences, and perspectives of BIPOC.
You can hear me discuss #DoctorWhoFlux in season 4 of Black Girls Create’s Who Watch: Time and Relative Blackness in Space alongside my #TARBIS copilot Delia. I also tweet at @BlackTARDIS, and will be introducing new content here and on my Patreon at the Cane Companion tier and above.