“but Mary wasn’t a woman of color in the canon!!!” WELL NO FUCKIN’ DUH, WELCOME TO THE 21ST CENTURY
It’s like the whole fucking shitstorm with Lucy Liu’s casting.
'JOHN WATSON CAN'T BE A FEMALE, HE'S A MAN! A MANLY MAN-Y MAN WHO FIGHTS SHIT AND STUFF. AND ASIAN??? WHAT IS THIS? SHE CAN'T EVEN GROW A MOUSTACHE!!!'
UUUUGH. There’s already a shitton of fandom hate towards Mary Morstan and I couldn’t bare it if they direct that shit towards a WOC in the show. But I still really, really want her to be a WOC. I already have a dreamcast in mind. >w>