The first London pride march took place in 1972. However, icons of gender non-conforming partners date back as far as 7000BC. Although LGBT terminology has come into the social consciousness over the last 70 years or so, LGBT existence is not new. SHOW ME LOVE premiered in 1998 and is thereby arguably 'outdated'. however, there is something timeless about this coming of age love story. This film portrays life as an LGBT teenager during the 90's so authentically that the retro aesthetic only enhances the watching experience.