While teenage girls would seem the prime target for the Artisan-Miramax co-prod — going out Stateside through Lions Gate and offshore through Miramax — the original pic’s legions of passionate fans also likely will be curious to see how the formula has held up over time.
Despite being stereotypical teen fluff, “Dirty Dancing” remains one of the key pop culture phenomena of the late ’80s, spawning the immortal line, “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” Directed by the late Emile Ardolino, it grossed 3 million worldwide and remains the top-selling title in the vast Artisan library now controlled by Lions Gate.
When an introduction to gay culture is through a sex-based app, it perpetuates the sex-based stereotype.
Because LGBT still face shame and disownment, our coming out is plagued with fear that we will lose those we love, which leads to a shame-based idea of relationships.
Like many LGBT folk, I flocked to a liberal university in a liberal city to feel accepted, but I found gay communities closed-off to LGBT youth.She says research shows that a majority of teens believe that their parents are starting to keep tabs on their online and social media lives. “With that, acronyms can be used by kids to hide certain parts of their conversations from attentive parents,” Greer said. We all crave connection and intimacy, but there is nowhere for freshly out young gay men to connect.Feeling alone in a big city, walking from building to building without making a connection, I desperately wanted to meet like-minded individuals, but I found myself resorting to these apps to do that.