Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny) is a well-rounded high school senior with a wonderful girlfriend Claire (Madeline Weinstein) and a bright future ahead of him - and with plans to achieve his last teenage milestone by losing his virginity. But things get complicated when he meets Elliot (Antonio Marziale), a handsome and charming gay kid from the other side of town, who unwittingly sends Alex on a rollercoaster journey of sexual exploration, kicking off a hilarious and moving adventure of love, sex and friendship in our liberated and confusing modern times. Written and directed by Craig Johnson (The Skeleton Twins, Wilson), produced by Ben Stiller, Nicky Weinstock, and Jared Ian Goldman.
Love can be confusing.
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Jesse James Keitel
, who portrays the character of Sidney, is also credited as a makeup artist, specifically "Additional Make-up for Sidney," meaning he did most of his own make-up for his multiple appearances on screen, with many different looks. See more
And the shitty thing is, guys like my dad, they're giving Jesus a bad name, okay? Because from all that I know, Jesus was amazing. I mean, I don't know, he helped out the poor and sick, okay, he loves you unconditionally...
[Alex says yes with his head
I just think all those kids with their WWJD wristbands need to ask themselves: What would Jesus actually do? Call me a "faggot loser"?
Did your dad call you that?
It's not really worth getting into.
Right before the credits, Alex is seen telling people on the internet that he is gay. He is then accompanied by clips of real life people coming out. One of the notable clips is of popular YouTuber Ingrid Nilsen, a beauty guru, whose video garnered over 17 million views. See more
References Hedwig and the Angry Inch
No Easy Way Down
Performed by Dusty Springfield See more