Alex Strangelove Solidifies The Gay Teen Rom-Com Subgenre Boom – But It’s Not Enough

In 2018, Alex Strangelove, which is ultimately a sweet coming-out meets coming-of-age story, isn’t revolutionary — and that’s revolutionary in itself. The movie is garnering obvious comparisons to April’s Love, Simon, the first major motion picture in the “gay teen romance” genre. Like Alex Strangelove, Love, Simon centers on a young teenager’s journey to come out. Currently, the Love, Simon and budding Alex Strangelove fandoms are arguing on Twitter about the superiority of their favorite movie.

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