Love, Simon Trailer Promises a Funny & Touching Coming Out Story

The new trailer for Love, Simon seems to promise a thoughtful, touching, and funny coming out story of a young boy in high school. Following the likes of great coming of age stories like The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles, this film focuses on contemporary issues of coming out to your friends and family. Based on the book Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, this essentially marks Hollywood’s first mainstream LGBTQ coming of age comedy/drama.

Love, Simon follows Simon Spier (played by Nick Robinson), a gay high school student who is struggling with how to tell his friends and family the truth about himself, while still navigating the awkward waters of high school. Along the way, he learns of another “closeted gay” student who comes out via an anonymous social media post, only known as “Blue”, that then inspires him to seek them out. The film seems to highlight big struggles in ...

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