Are Queer Coming Of Age Films Accurate Portrayals Of 2020 America? – ‘Brightest Young Things’

‘“Sixteen will be the year I finally figure out what I want,” says Victor, a teenager coming to terms with his sexuality in Georgia on the new Hulu show Love, Victor (June 19th). The series, a spin-off from the 2018 film Love, Simon, looks like the corny teen rom-coms of my youth, the ones I lived vicariously through. The ones with straight girls, played by Hilary Duff or Lindsay Lohan, who fall in love with hot straight boys played by Chad Michael Murray.’

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