8. Vanessa Hudgens Singing “There Are Worse Things I Could Do” in Grease Live!
Steven Universe tells kids that they’re loved, that they’re special, and that there is nothing wrong with being themselves. This week it taught them that they don’t have to give up.
Steven Universe and Wonder Woman and Carmilla and Wynonna Earp and Lost Girl and Batwoman and Lumberjanes, oh my!
When fans drive a queer woman off the internet because the extremely, extremely specific type of queerness they wanted wasn’t in a few episodes of a show that they like that doesn’t help anyone or anything.
Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, and Roxane Gay all join Black Panther; Wynonna Earp gets renewed; Rebecca Sugar comes out; Brie Larson is Captain Marvel; and so much more!
When asked why focuses so much on LGBTQ issues on her show, Sugar answered “I want to feel like I exist and I want everyone else who wants to feel that way to feel that way too.”
Imagine you’re a child today and you’re watching Steven Universe: The Return and you finally see yourself not only represented on a show that’s specifically made for you, but treated with respect, love and reverence — and then imagine that you’re finally able feel those things about yourself.
The Lexa Pledge will make sure Lexa didn’t die in vain, Steven Universe’s gayest episode is getting its own book, The Fosters is on Netflix now, Gillian Anderson wants to talk to you about her bisexuality, and so much more pop culture news!
2016 TV gets off to a super queer start as Steven Universe returns with a Very Special Ruby and Sapphire episode!
As long as queer kids are taking their own lives, as long as young lesbians are told that their crushes on other girls are just fleeting feelings that all straight girls have and as long as trans girls as young as age 6 are treated as sexual deviants who shouldn’t be allowed to use the bathroom, we’re going to need representation in all-ages media.
Adventure Time’s first mini-series, Stakes, colors in Marceline’s past and brings her into the coming of age conversation that makes this show so great.
Scream Queen, Grey’s Anatomy, Empie, Steven Universe, Carmilla, Arrow, Rosewood, Grandfathered, and so much more!
This fandom round-up also includes Steven Universe stories, and interview with a fandom influencer, a book recommendation, answers to some TV questions you asked and more!
Also, M-Chuck befriends a pregnant 12-year-old on Survivor’s Remorse, Bo and Lauren make out some more on Lost Girl, and Carmilla and Laura need to GET IT TOGETHER.
Up until now, the assumption had been that Garnet was a single Gem like Pearl and Amethyst. However, the truth is much more romantic.