Boys Beware Video

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“Boys Beware,” is a ten minute educational video, made in the 1960’s to inform students about the dangers of homosexuality by showing examples of how homosexuals can easily persuade you. When watching this short clip in 2015, I would see it as very ignorant, but as a student watching this clip in 1960, I would take it as a rather informative video. As a student in the 60’s, “Boys Beware” would influence me in a negative way; persuading me to believe all homosexuals are monsters with an illness that is homosexuality. For a young student who might be experiencing confusion with their sexuality, watching this clip would horrify them. Sid Davis repeatedly states in “Boys Beware,” that being a homosexual is an illness, and portrays all homosexuals
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