"You can’t just change the race of cultural icons like Captain America! It’s an important part of their identity and message!"
Jesus: Ah yes.
Jesus: Can’t imagine who would do that.
Jesus: What a shame.
We all know that Jesus was blond with a red beard. Come on, guys.
If speculative fiction is about dealing with otherness, with difference, then these voices should be an integral and essential part of the body of speculative fiction, not pushed to the margins.
Vandana Singh, Alternate Visions: Some Musings on Diversity in SF (via medievalpoc)
-going to have to read this whole article.