For some people, coming out is a positive and identity affirming experience. For others, it can cause anxiety, increased risk of isolation, homelessness and assault. There are many factors such as race, culture and religion that can impact a person's coming out journey. hiding your true identity can be a struggle, impacting many aspects of an individual's personal and professional life. LOVE SIMON tells the story of a gay teenage boy who is dealing with an anonymous blackmailer threatening to expose his sexuality. All the while, Simon is also trying to figure out who the anonymous classmate is who he has fallen for.