One of the Boys

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The new mini-series One of the Boys will be your next TV obsession as it explores masculinity, the beauty of self-expression and a heart-warming gay romance.

For fans eagerly awaiting the next seasons of popular LGBTQ+ Netflix series Heartstopper or hit Swedish drama Young Royals, the hunt for your next dreamy queer romance is over. Set in a small provincial town in Denmark, the upcoming  series One of the Boys, created by 28-year-old director Teys Schucany, makes the perfect bite-size TV-watching pitstop this Pride Month.

According to the synopsis, the Denmark-based series, which includes English subtitles, follows 16-year-old Lau (Jonathan Meinert Pedersen), an awkward outcast who doesn’t talk about girls, sneak out to drink beer or play soccer like the other boys.

When Lau is shipped off to a summer summer camp known for its “prestige and honour”, he’s forced to overcome several mental and physical challenges. As he struggles to live up to the masculine ideals and expectations from everyone there, he encounters the charismatic and “open-minded” Aksel (Jacob Spang Olsen) who is unafraid to be his true self and speak his mind.

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