Ever since Love Simon taken LGBT To take teen romance to the next level, they found that bringing this level of teen romance with loads of diversity was a necessity for streaming services in the form of Love Victor, which was released in June 2020 after a lot of drama between different streaming services. The second season was quickly renewed, followed by its June 11, 2021 release, after which Love Victor season 3 was confirmed, while fans waited for the June 15 release on Hulu and Disney+.
Love Victor Season 3 Storyline
Love Victor can be considered a continuation of the movie Love Simon, in which the show’s protagonist, Victor (played by Michael Cimino) attends the same school as the movie’s protagonist, Simon (played by Nick Robinson), and has the same creators like the film, Issac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger. The show also follows the same storyline as the movie, with the supporting cast having their own stories, which will be explored in subsequent episodes. Topics covered in the show include LGBTQ+ romance, coming out, family acceptance, and friendships.
The first season follows Victor and his struggles as a gay teenage boy in the closet at Creekwood High, dating Mia (Rachel Hilson) and simultaneously falling in love with Benji (played by George Sear). It also focuses on his extremely Catholic and Cuban family, who are portrayed as not being very comfortable with the LGBTQ+ community, while his parents are also dealing with the idea of divorce and infidelity.
The second season picks up where the first season left off. It’s ball night and Salazar’s house has a lot of problems to deal with. One is that the winner comes out to his family and the second is that the parents decide to separate until they can figure out how to move forward as a family. The infatuation with Benji evolves into a relationship and the victor manages to mend his friendship with mia over time. However, with the introduction of Rahim, tension arises between Benji and Victor. The rest of the show explores this dynamic between these three characters, along with friendships, new crushes, and even parental acceptance. The second season ends with Victor ringing the bell at Benji or Rahim’s house. This detail has fans on the edge of their seats, wanting more from the show. With the upcoming season 3 of Love Victor, we can hope to solve this question and explore the relationship of Pilar (Victor’s sister) and Felix (winner’s best friend), Lake’s (Mia’s friend) and Lucy’s (Benji’s friend) relationship, and explore further. The release of Love Victor Season 3 on June 15 will answer the questions fans need, and when the trailer is shown we might even get to see new characters.
Where to watch Love Victor season 3
Disney+ is known for not pursuing LGBTQ+ themed projects for which they have been criticized multiple times. When Disney+ dropped the show during production, Hulu dove in and carried on with the project without a hitch. This was much appreciated as many fans were looking forward to the show under the Disney+ banner. The switch between the streaming services sparked fan interest and eventually led to the renewal of Love Victor Season 2 and Love Victor Season 3.
Month of Pride
Another interesting aspect of the show, all seasons release dates are famous during Pride Month, honoring the past, present and future of the LGBTQ+ community. Having a Cuban American portray an LGBTQ+ character is fundamental to today’s society as it can help many individuals belonging to communities of color to explore and accept their sexuality and, if necessary, also for their come out of the family. The LGBTQ+ community has always been examined microscopically by various institutions and institutions in society. Shows that include different reactions to coming out, religious aspects of coming out, and acceptance of one’s sexuality can help generations to come and also offer healing to older gay men who have faced persecution for their sexuality.
Love Victor Season 3 is also the last season of the show which many fans argue is a good thing as it is better to end on a better note than dragging the show on with unnecessary storylines. The show will be streamed on both Hulu and Disney+.
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