• What Netflix's ‘The Prom' Would've Meant to Me as a Closeted Teenager

    1 month ago - By StyleCaster

    Throughout high school, I'd often receive the same question at every family gathering: “Who are you taking to prom?”
    “I don't have a date yet,” I'd respond with nervous laughter.
    “You'll find a nice boy. I know it.”
    Little did my family know that I wouldn't find a nice boy to go to prom with because I was gay. At the time, I wasn't out to anyone besides my twin sister. Similar to the characters in Netflix's The Prom , I was afraid to come out to my friends and family due to the fear of judgment.
    Prom, based on the 2018 Broadway musical of the same name, takes viewers through the life of...
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