Earlier today, Rebecca Sugar shared some of her innermost thoughts on why not just Steven Universe, but representation in all types of media, is very important and very personal to her. Check below the break for some amazing quotes from this very wonderful woman.
“In large part it’s based on my experience as a bisexual woman. I think that there are a lot of ways that I — how to I put this?
“These themes have so much to do with who you are. There is an idea that these are themes that should not be shared with kids but everyone shares stories about love and attraction with kids. So many stories for kids are about love.
“It really makes a difference to hear stories about how someone like you can be loved. And if you don’t hear those stories, it will change who you are.
“It’s very important to me that we speak to kids about consent. That we speak to kids about identity. There’s so much I have to say about this.
“I want to feel like I exist and I want everyone else who wants to feel that way to feel that way too."