'Girl Meets World' star Rowan Blanchard came out as queer and went to bat for her Disney character, too

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Girl Meets World, made for devoted fans of Cory and Topanga, plus the modern pre-teen demographic, has been a Disney Channel series since summer 2014. But the show's main star, Rowan Blanchard, revealed something new: she is queer, reported Glamour.com And she'd so be on board if turned out to be, too.

Blanchard, 14, took to her Twitter account to tell fans that she doesn't want her sexuality to be labeled as "straight, gay or whateva;" she prefers the fluid term "queer." When people asked why she refused to choose a label (because everyone loves a good binary, ugh), she said she is "open to liking any gender in the future."

The Disney Channel star, who plays Cory and Topanga's pre-teen daughter, Riley, in the series, says she has only dated boys in the past but doesn't want to be limited to dating a specific gender when she grows up. The young actress follows several celebrities, including Miley Cyrus and Kristen Stewart, who have helped make sexual fluidity visible.

Blanchard added her own twist by correcting her grammar in her coming-out tweet, in which she forgot to put a comma between "straight" and "gay." Socially conscious and grammatically conscientious -- the perfect combo.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 02: Actress Rowan Blanchard attends the 5th Annual Delta Air Lines 'Holiday In The Hangar' with CHLA and P.S. Arts Youth at LAX Airport on December 2, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 13: Actress Rowan Blanchard arrives to the Los Angeles Opening Night of 'Shrek The Musical' at the Pantages Theatre on July 13, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 31: Actresses Rowan Blanchard and Alexa Vega arrive at 'Spy Kids: All The Time In The World 4D' Los Angeles premiere at the Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on July 31, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - FEBRUARY 18: Actress Rowan Blanchard attends the Cartoon Network's Hall Of Game Awards at Barker Hangar on February 18, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 02: Rowan Blanchard arrives at 'Escape From Planet Earth' at Mann Chinese 6 on February 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 06: Sabrina Carpenter, Fred Savage, Rowan Blanchard and Teo Halm attend The Actors Fund's Looking Ahead Program 10 Year Celebration Hosted By Fred Savage held at the Taglyan Cultural Complex on June 6, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by James Lemke Jr/WireImage)
WESTWOOD, CA - JULY 28: Actress Rowan Blanchard attends the premiere of Columbia Pictures' 'Smurfs 2' at Regency Village Theatre on July 28, 2013 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Actress Rowan Blanchard attends the premiere of Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation's 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2' at the Regency Village Theatre on September 21, 2013 in Westwood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 24: Actress Rowan Blanchard attends the opening night of 'Evita' at the Pantages Theatre on October 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 01: Actress Rowan Blanchard attends Ooh! La, La! Couture 5th Annual Tutus4Tots Charity Event on February 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Bezjian/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 18: (L-R) Actors Sabrina Carpenter, Danielle Fishel and Rowan Blanchard on the field before the game between the Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on June 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Sullivan/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 10: Actress Rowan Blanchard attends FOX's 2014 Teen Choice Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on August 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - OCTOBER 05: Actors Sabrina Carpenter (L) and Rowan Blanchard (R) attend Mattel's 5th annual Party On The Pier at Santa Monica Pier on October 5, 2014 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA - OCTOBER 26: Actress Rowan Blanchard attends the Skechers 'Pier To Pier Friendship Walk' at Manhattan Beach Pier on October 26, 2014 in Manhattan Beach, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
CENTURY CITY, CA - APRIL 24: Actress Rowan Blanchard attends the 22nd Annual Race To Erase MS Event at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on April 24, 2015 in Century City, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Race To Erase MS)
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This isn't the first time Blanchard has poignantly spoken out about social issues. Last summer, Blanchard posted a self-penned essay on intersexuality and feminism to her Tumblr page, "XoXo Rowan." At just 13, she broke down the issues just as well as any well-read Women and Gender Studies major. Since then, she's published a piece in Rookie magazine about choosing not to self-apologize.

And when it comes to Riley? Blanchard told her followers she would be thrilled if her, or any other, character came out as queer on the show. If I -- and any other '90s kids -- know the original Matthews clan, they would be so supportive and all for it.

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