Simon Spier is a seventeen-year old high school kid, who is gay and in the closet. One day he gets to know there is another gay kid in school, and gets chatting to the anonymous person, and soon falls for him too.
The heroine/hero is heterosexual and chaste, essentially hetero-normative. The villain is homosexual and deviant. While everyone is talking about historical accuracy and creative license, few are noticing the closet homophobia uniting filmmakers, playwrights and critics across party lines.
Slut-shaming bisexual people is a real phenomenon and occurs at a large scale. It is simply assumed that since the members of the bi community can get sexually attracted to both men and women, they’re naturally the ‘whores’ of the group, inherently polyamorous with a threesome being their ultimate sexual fantasy
What both law enforcement and the media have forgotten is that they are complicit in upholding the colonial legacy of criminalizing and stigmatizing diverse sexual and gender identities and expressions.