8 MAJOR Problematic Issues Viewers Found in Sierra Burgess is a Loser

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In the wake of Netflix successes The Kissing Booth and To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, Sierra Burgess is a Loser was released on September 7, further fueling our love for rom-coms (and Noah Centineo). So, naturally, we spent our entire weekend watching the production, featuring Stranger Things alum and Riverdale actress Shannon Purser as the leading lady.

The flick touches upon important topics that many teens face, including bullying, body-image issues and feelings of insecurity regarding social status. Some topics were addressed in ways that really resonated with viewers in a positive way… but it seems that, for many, the film also contained MAJOR problematic moments. Homophobia, transphobia, fatphobia… all the phobias, really. For all of those and more, keep on reading:

What are your thoughts on Sierra Burgess is a Loser? Do you agree with the critiques? Were you a fan of the production? Tell us in the comments!