Steven Universe, Peridot, and Autism: A Troubling Narrative

Peridot is autistic. We need to establish this fact here and now. I don’t care if it hasn’t been stated in canon. I don’t care you think it’s reaching. I don’t care that this a children’s cartoon about genderless space rocks. Peridot is one autistic space Dorito, and that’s a fact beyond dispute. I know it. You know it. Everybody knows it. That girl’s on the spectrum.

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Oh what, it’s been a month and a half? Bloody hell, I am shit at blogging. I paid for the fancypants domain name, I should probably try and use this thing more.

I’m just not really inclined to air what I’m thinking out loud publicly, which is why my Twitter keeps collecting dust over and over and over again. But at the same time, you have to be all social networky these days if you want to do anything, right? Ah well. Time for some inane chitchat.

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