complete timeline of LGBT represention in (kids) cartoons
ones with atsericks next to them are the really big, historical moments.
- on Clarence in the episode “Jeff wins” Jeff’s mom’s EJ and Sue are introduced(as a married couple)- December 4th 2014
- *on The legend of Korra cartoon Korra and Asami kiss in the series finale, marking the very first gay kiss in a kids cartoon ever- December 19th 2014
- on Steven Universe in the episode “Alone Together” Stevonnie is introduce as a nonbinary intersex character, marking the very first nonbinary character in a kids cartoon ever(confirmed on the Dove Self-Esteem project x Steven Universe short)- introduced: January 15th 2015. Confirmed: June 24th 2019 link(picture) link(full video)
- on Steven Universe in the episode “Jail Break” Ruby and Sapphire are introduced(as a couple)-
March 12th 2015
- on Gravity Falls in the series finale Sheriff Blubs and Deputy Durland have a couple romantic moments, revealing that they are dating(were only confirmed to be in a relationship afterwards by the creator Alex Hirsch at a charity draw-a-thon) romantic moment: February 15th 2016. Confirmation: ?
- on The Loud House in the episode “Overnight Success” Clyde's dads Howard and Harold are introduced(as a married couple)- July 20th 2016
- on The Loud House in the episode “L is For Love” Luna gives a love letter to a girl named Sam- June 15th 2017
- on Craig of The Creek in the episode “The Curse” Tabitha and Courtney are introduced(as a couple. This isn't revealed right away though)- April 16th 2018.
- *on Steven Universe in the episode “Reunited” Ruby and Sapphire get married, marking the very first gay wedding and the second gay kiss ever on a kids cartoon- July 6th 2018 (Ruby proposes to Sapphire in the episode “The Question”- july 4th 2018)
- on Adventure Time Marceline and Princess Bubblegum kiss in the series finale- September 3rd 2018
- on She-Ra and The Princesses of Power in the episode “Flowers for She-Ra” Spinnerella and Netossa are introduced(as a married couple. Were officially confirmed to be married by the creator Noelle Stevenson on twitter)- introduced: November 13th 2018. mairrage confirmation: ?
- on She-Ra and The Princesses of Power in the episode “Reunion” bow’s dad’s George and Lance are introduced(as a married couple)- April 26th 2019
- on Authur in the episode “Mr.Ratburn and The Special Someone; The Feud” Mr.Ratburn gets has a wedding and gets married to a man named Patrick- May 13th 2019
- On Twelve Forever in the episode “Locked Out Forever: part 1” Reggie develops a crush on a girl named Connelly- July 29th 2019
- on OK K.O in the episode “Red Action 3: Grudgement Day” Enid and Red Action kiss- August 25th 2019
- on She-Ra and The Princesses of Power in the episode “The Valley of The Lost” Double Trouble is introduced as a nonbinary character- November 5th 2019
- on Craig of The Creek in the episode "Creek Daycare" Angel Jose is introduced as an Agender character- December 13th 2019
- on Steven Universe in the episode “Little Graduation” Shep is introduced as a nonbinary character- December 28th 2019
- *on Kipo and The Age of Wonderbeasts in the episode “Ratland” Benson comes out as gay(and he actually says the word!)- January 14th 2020
- On Kipo and The Age of Wonderbeasts in the episode “Beyond The Valley of The Dogs” Asher Berdacs is introduced as a nonbinary character(was confirmed on twitter by the creator Radford Sechrist). introduced- January 14th 2020, confirmed- June 14th 2020 link
- on Ducktales(2017) in the episode "Challenge of The Senior Junior Woodchucks!" Violets dads Indy and Ty Sabrewing are introduced(as a married couple)- April 14th 2020
- on The Loud house in the episodes “Purrfect Gig” Luna kisses Sam on the cheek- April 22nd 2020
- *on She-Ra and The Princesses of Power in the series finale Catra and Adora kiss- May 15th 2020
- on Harley Quinn in the episode “There’s No Place to Go but Down” Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy kiss(mature show)- May 15th 2020
- On Harley Quinn in the episode “Runaway Bridesmaid” Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy kiss again and end up together(mature show)- June 26th 2020
- on The Owl House in the episode “Understanding Willow” it's revealed that Willow has two dads- August 1st 2020
- *on The Owl House in the episode “Grom Fright” it's revealed that Amity was going to ask Luz to Grom and that she has a crush on her(was hinted in episodes before that though)- August 8th 2020
- on Kipo and The Age of Wonderbeasts in the episode “Prahmises” Benson and Troy kiss- October 12th 2020
- on Adventure Time Distant Lands the episode(45 minute special) Obsidian was released as an epilogue of sorts for Marceline and Bubblegum(and their relationship). Maceline and Bubblegum kiss, Bubblegum calls Marceline her girlfriend, and they share many other romantic moments- November 19th 2020
(not in order)
- The creator of Monster High Garrett Sander confirmed on Instagram that Clawdeen Wolf is a lesbian, they just couldnt make it explicit in the show. Although they did try to leave hints- ? 2020 link(post about it)
- The producer of Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated Tony Cervone said in an instagram post and comment that Velma and Marcie would be a couple in the alternate timeline(and that this might have been hinted at or canon if the show wasn’t canceled), and confirmed that Velma is a lesbian and that is why her relationship with shaggy was so terrible. post- ? link, comment- July ? 2020 link
- Linda Cardellini, the actress who played Velma in the live action Scooby Doo! Movies confirmed that producer James Gunn wanted Velma to be a lesbian and tried to write her that way, and said that she thinks Velma is queer and had feelings for Daphne in an interview- May 10th 2019 link
- In Steven Universe all fusions involving steven and a female character are nonbinary- implied in show.
- Marceline from Adventure times’s voice actor Olivia Olsen confirmed that Marceline and Princess Bubblegum used to date but are now Ex’s at an LA book signing(they are dating again in current day though)- August ? 2014 link
- The creator of Hey Arnold Craig Bartlett confirmed in an interview that Mr.Simmons is gay and in a relationship with the character peter, and it was very vangualy hinted at in the episode "Arnold's Thanksgiving", although it was never explicit in the show- hinted at: November 18th 1998. confirmed: November 22nd 2017 link
- Gobber from How To Train Your Dragon was hinted at and than confirmed as gay. His voice actor Craig Ferguson improvised a line that hinted at it, and the openly gay director Dean DeBlois decided to keep the line and confirm that Gobber is gay. hinted at(his "coming out")- June 13th 2014 link confirmed- ?
- on Twitter the creator of The Owl House technically confirmed Lumity as canon, or their relationship "not being straight". a fan said accompanied by a picture of Luz and Amity from the season 1-b triler "there is no heterosexual explanation for thise" and Dana Terrace replied with "there really isnt". tweet- July 7th 2020 link
- the creator of The Owl House Dana Terrace confirmed on a Reddit AMA that Amity is a lesbian and Luz is bisexual- September 2nd 2020 link
- the creator of Kipo and The Age of Wonderbeasts Radford Sechrist and a writer on the show Taylor Orci confirmed on an instagram live-stream that Kipo and Asher will start dating in a possible spin-off comic book(not yet completely canon. only an idea and brief conversation). Kipasher was brought up in a tweet before that though and Rad Sechrist said he "could see it[happening]". tweet- October 19th 2020 link confirmed- November 13th 2020 link(clip)
- The creator of Kipo and The Age of Wonderbeasts Radford Sechrist said in an instagram live-stream with a fan that Wolf doesn't care about gender- November 16th 2020 link
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