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Steven Universe Creator – “I’m Non-Binary”

Rebecca Sugar

Rebecca Sugar, creator of cartoon series Steven Universe, has come out as non-binary. Speaking to NPR’s 1A, Sugar revealed the main characters in the series – called Gems – are all non-binary women. She then said: ‘And I am also a non-binary woman.’ Sugar said it’s ‘been really great to express myself through these characters because it’s very much how I have felt throughout my life.’ The 31-year-old also identifies as bisexual and is the first woman to solely create a Cartoon Network show. By James Besanville – Full Story at Gay Star News  

Creator of Steven Universe Comes Out as Bi

Steven Universe

Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar just gave an amazing speech when coming out as bisexual at Comic-Con in San Diego. To eventual rapturous applause, Sugar came out after a question from a fan on why Steven Universe touches on LGBT+ issues so often. Sugar comes out, simply saying: “Well, in large part it’s based on my experience as a bisexual woman,” but then she goes on to say a whole lot more. Discussing the importance of speaking to kids about LGBT+ issues, Sugar says not seeing oneself reflected in the stories we are told “changes who you are”. She ends … Read more