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‘Steven Universe’ creator talks busting heteronormativity with cartoons

‘Steven Universe’ creator talks busting heteronormativity with cartoons

Cartoon Network’s ‘Steven Universe’ has gathered much attention for its positive representation of queer characters in children’s programming, featuring two lesbian couples among primary cast and touching on numerous LGBTIQ+ themes throughout its story arcs. Speaking with Movie Pilot, creator Rebecca Sugar explains the intention behind her decision to include diverse sexualities in her work. […]

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Cartoon Network censors queer romance in Steven Universe

Cartoon Network censors queer romance in Steven Universe

Cartoon Network UK have edited an episode of the animated series ‘Steven Universe’ to remove romantic moments between two female characters. The US series has been lauded for its powerful female characters and queer representation, prominently featuring┬ásame-sex relationships and genderqueer characters – a rarity in children’s programming. The show’s creator and former producer Rebecca Sugar […]

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