Instead of spending the movie chasing after a lost love, Simon is chasing love within himself and the people around him in a way that has never been captured on the big screen before.
VOX ATL went to the Partnership Against Domestic Violence’s Teen Summit, where teens crafted vision boards inspired by dialogue about self love, performed pieces of songs and poetry, and practiced communication around boundaries.
For a love story, nothing about the film is sappy or clichéd, nor is the movie ever cynical or shy in how it tells this story.
“There are always signs when a person is not serious: not wanting to hang out, always talking about sex, or hiding their social media or phones from you.”
“How do you deal with parents who don’t trust you with your significant other? Sex is the farthest from my to-do list, but they can’t grasp that.”
Kate’s Club teens speak up about their grief journey.
Valentine’s Day gets a great deal of fuss. This seemingly arbitrary date between New Year’s Day and spring break incites couples everywhere to present some tangible token of their love to their significant other. Heart-shaped chocolate boxes occupy rows upon rows in the Family Dollar candy aisle. Cutesy fliers for the Valentine’s Dance are plastered […]
Events like this remind everyone that teens do a have a voice — a loud and creative one at that.
Knowing what abuse can look like — in its different forms — could help reduce the frequency of dating violence and other forms of unhealthy relationships among teens. Check it out.
[This] personal narrative comes from a horrible experience involving me and a [so-called] bad boy (*not his real name).