Steven Universe Nominated For GLAAD Award For Outstanding Comedy Series
This week, the nominee list for the 28th Annual GLADD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards was publicly released and Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe has been nominated in the “Outstanding Comedy Series” category, the GLADD Media Awards celebrated the best of television and film with character representation from the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) community.
The gems featured in the show are technically genderless, but they’re perceived and appear to be female, the relationship between Ruby and Sapphire (the two gems that fused together to form the defacto leader of the Crystal Gems – Garnet) has been an important running plot device throughout the show’s run so far.
The 28th Annual GLADD Media Awards will take place at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles on Saturday 1st April and at the Hilton Midtown hotel in New York on Saturday 6th May.
All of the nominations for the 28th Annual GLADD Awards are listed on the link below: