“Steven Universe: The Movie” Prepares The Queer Community For A Fight

Alex Mell-Taylor
7 min readSep 6, 2019

Queers finding joy in a battle that will never end.

The Cartoon Network show Steven Universe has held a special place within the LGBTQIA+ community. The cartoon has a tremendous amount of queer representation (more so than many “adult” queer shows), and this fact has resonated with younger and older fans alike. The show not only advocates for…