coming of age

transgender

Five Coming-of-Age Trans Movies That Changed My life

These movies, new and old, offensive and not, tell perspective-altering stories about growing up transgender.
Diana Tourjée
7.12.19
NETFLIX

7 Things to Watch on Netflix If You Loved 'Eighth Grade'

You're never too old for a beautifully awkward coming-of-age story.
Leila Ettachfini
8.17.18
Broadly

Inside the Sacred Ceremony That Ushers Apache Girls Into Womanhood

From running laps to finally receiving her Apache name, Mescalero Apache Tribe member Julene Geronimo takes Broadly through the four days of her arduous rite-of-passage.
Broadly Staff
2.2.18
LGBTQ

'Saturday Church' Shines a Light on Growing Up Trans

'Saturday Church' uses the ball scene, magic realism, and bold musical numbers to plot one child's queer self-actualization.
Naveen Kumar
1.12.18
LGBTQ

Where Was ‘Call Me by Your Name’ When I Was 17?

Of all the film's achievements, telling the story of a first queer love that isn't filled with shame or rejection may be its finest—and one I could have used during my own queer adolescence.
Naveen Kumar
11.27.17
Premieres

Alista Marq’s Blissful New Track "Kid Again" Sounds Like a Coming of Age Movie

“I hope someone, somewhere in the world (wide web) really connects with the song the same way I do.”
Noisey Staff
1.6.17
The 2016 Fiction Issue

'Hell,' a Short Story by Benjamin Nugent

A professional interrogator teaches frat boys how to run a proper hell week.
Benjamin Nugent
12.5.16
Stuff

Why Are We So Obsessed With Schoolies?

Attempting to unravel why the Australian public cares about what teenage strangers are drinking, fighting, and sexing.
Wendy Syfret
11.18.15
Film

Watch the Trailer for ‘Prince,’ a Striking and Stylish New Coming-of-Age Flick

Check out the exclusive trailer of this new Dutch film that explores masculinity, consumerism, and sweet kicks.
VICE Staff
7.22.15
Growing Up

A Philosopher Explains Why Growing Up Is So Hard

For Susan Neiman, growing up is "about thinking for ourselves, and this is something that we're actually too lazy and too scared to do as often as we should."
Arielle Pardes
5.15.15
Film

'Girlhood' Gives Young Black Girls Some Much-Needed Screen Time

We talked to the film's director, French auteur Céline Sciamma, about exploring sexual, gender, and racial identities in coming-of-age movies.
Amelia Abraham
5.7.15
Film

Rhys Graham Talks Kitchen Dramas, Digital Bushfires, and his New Film Galore

The new Australian film ‘Galore’ captures the thrilling highs and lows of teenage years, set against a backdrop of the devastating Canberra bushfires.
Lee Zachariah
6.20.14
0102