coming of age isn’t just for straight white kids

coming of age films where the protagonist and/or one or the main characters is lgbt+, a poc, or both. tell me any films i’ve missed!

i’ve either seen these myself or they were taken from this list

  • Moonlight
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Love, Simon
  • To All the Boys I've Loved Before
  • American Honey
  • Waves
  • Booksmart
  • Water Lilies
  • Hearts Beat Loud
  • Skate Kitchen
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople
  • Girlhood
  • Dope
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Blinded by the Light
  • But I'm a Cheerleader
  • City of God
  • Kill Your Darlings
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • Princess Cyd
  • God's Own Country
  • My Own Private Idaho
  • The Way He Looks
  • Show Me Love
  • Short Term 12
  • Novitiate
  • Closet Monster
  • Thelma
  • Mysterious Skin
  • Tomboy
  • Boys
  • Pariah
  • D.E.B.S.