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What “Love, Simon” Would Have Meant to Me

For the first time in history, a major Hollywood studio has released a teen romantic comedy with a gay protagonist. I can’t help but wonder what it would have meant to me had it been released when I was 18.

Promotional Image for the film “Love, Simon” (Copyright 20th Century Fox)

[Warning: Spoilers of a film currently in wide release are strewn through this article. I have tried to make them fairly vague, but this article should be avoided if you want the film’s…



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