MOVIES | “Straightlaced” documents gender pressures on teens

Straightlaced is a documentary not only—as its title suggests—about GLBT issues, but about gender issues in general faced by teens (about 16 and up). Using real-life scenarios explained by teens themselves in a casual and straightforward presentation, Straightlaced addresses the external gender pressures teens face (typically by peers, but society as a whole is addressed as well, especially family). Director Debra Chasnoff will be in Minneapolis on November 16 for the film’s regional premiere. straightlaced, screening november 16 at the children’s theatre. for tickets ($15; $8 for students), see Continue Reading