Longtime ‘Doctor Who’ Writer Loses Book Deal Over Transphobic Tweets

Longtime ‘Doctor Who’ Writer Loses Book Deal Over Transphobic Tweets

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A new anthology of stories based on The Doctor Who has dropped Gareth Roberts, a former writer for the BBC TV sci-fi show, for transphobic tweets.   Image Via Doctor Who.TV The Doctor Who: The Target Storybook is an upcoming anthology that contains both prequels, sequels, and spin-off set in the Doctor Who universe. It’s from Ebury Publishing, an imprint BBC Books, set out for this October. Penguin Books lists the writers as “Terrance Dicks, Matthew Sweet, Simon Guerrier, Colin Baker, Matthew Waterhouse Jenny T Colgan, Una McCormack, Steve Cole, Vinay Patel, George Mann, Susie Day, Mike Tucker, Joy Wilkinson, Beverly Sanford,” and advertises that “[w]ith contributions from show luminaries past and present, the …