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Important Video Examines How Steven Universe Portrays An “Unconventional” Family

Humans find such fascinating ways to waste their time.

There’s no single correct definition for what constitutes a “family” – so it kind of blows that we typically only see one, “nuclear” version of it in the media. But Steven Universe gives us a cartoon where the main character has a very different family set-up – and treats it like it’s completely normal and awesome. Because it is. Way to go, guys.

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(via Laughing Squid)

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Sam Maggs is a writer and televisioner, currently hailing from the Kingdom of the North (Toronto). Her first book, THE FANGIRL'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY will be out soon from Quirk Books. Sam’s parents saw Star Wars: A New Hope 24 times when it first came out, so none of this is really her fault.