love simon

News

these were the most talked about things on twitter in 2018

Strap yourself in for a wild ride.
Roisin Lanigan
12.6.18
Culture

it’s time for a queer rom-com renaissance

Because queer audiences deserve their own 'When Harry Met Sally'.
Philip Ellis
8.22.18
News

lgbtq characters had the lowest representation in film since 2012, says a new report

This doesn’t look good.
Roisin Lanigan
5.23.18
Culture

does it matter who writes queer stories?

There is a storm brewing in young adult fiction. A new book on the AIDS crisis has furthered debate around who should get commissioned and paid to tell certain stories.
Alim Kheraj
5.18.18
Opinion

why i’m not coming all the way out

The act of coming out is framed as a significant rite of passage in the LGBTQ community. Love, Simon is the latest iteration of the coming out narrative, emphasising its importance. But for some, the consequences can still feel too high a cost.
Gayrabian in Europe
4.27.18
Music

love, simon star keiynan lonsdale isn't scared to sing about kissing boys

After releasing the queer pop anthem Kiss the Boy, he tells i-D how Legend of Korra helped him come out.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.12.18
Think Pieces

love, simon captures the power of online anonymity for queer teens

In light of Craigslist's "personals" section closing, a look at the role online chatrooms, messages, and sex ads play in the queer coming-of-age story.
Adam White
4.9.18
Culture

why ethan is the femme, gay hero of love, simon

Actor Clark Moore, who plays Ethan in Love, Simon, talks confidence, femme-shaming and going beyond the tropes.
Douglas Greenwood
4.5.18
Film

why stans are so protective of call me by your name and love, simon

As stans battle it out on social media, we ask: is this genuine beef, or all a bit of fun? Let the gay-mes begin.
Douglas Greenwood
4.3.18
Film

how the director of love simon made the gay love story teens need

Greg Berlanti, former writer of Dawson’s Creek and Riverdale, has worked hard to carve out representation for LGBTQ youth.
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.3.18
News

love, simon’s director is buying out entire screenings of the film so queer kids can see it for free

I’m not crying you’re crying.
Roisin Lanigan
3.23.18