Anti LGBT+ propaganda of the 1960s often presented homosexuality as a mental illness. It was also not
unusual for homosexuality to be conflated with sadism and paedophilia.
Beware of Boys
found footage is re-edited to lampoon the idea that
homosexuality is a mental disorder.
In the re-edit, the artist reverses the roles of the two main characters so it is the
young hitchhiker whose 'illness' leads him to take advantage of a wholly reasonable and friendly