What queer nerd didn't grow up watching Sailor Moon? Sailor Moon is a Japanese shōjo manga series written and illustrated by artist Naoko Takeuchi. It follows the adventures of Usagi, a supercute young schoolgirl who discovers her powers and becomes the bejewelled crimefighter Sailor Moon, who battles evil alongside her team of Sailor Guardians. Sailor Moon was originally a hit manga series before it was adapted into an anime that has become one of the most popular in the world. The series is credited with bringing Japanese animation to Western culture in a way that no work has done before. Follow Pride for news on Sailor Moon and its queer fandom!

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May 24 2016 2:21 PM

Sailor Moon and Wonder Woman have a dance-off, Ariel comes to Blu-Ray, and 'Fun Home' hits the stage

September 27 2013 11:21 AM

Cartoons have often been an area of entertainment where characters have freely been able to bend gender roles and traditional personality traits for years. Perhaps that’s why so many gay and lesbian kids grew up with an affinity for those cartoon characters that seemed to walk a bit on the queer side of life. The following is a list of 10 female cartoon characters we think embraced being smart, sexy, strong, and just a little if not very Sapphic.

May 10 2011 4:25 PM