Defying gravity is a 1997 gay themed movie about a college student Griffith who has a secret sexual relationship with another student Pete. When Pete invites him for a date, Griffith is upset to find out it is a gay coffeehouse since he prefers him sexuality stay secret. After a lot of drama in the coffee house they separate in anger. Pete is however bashed on his way and is rushed to hospital in a coma. Griffith is apologetic of his behavior at the coffee house when he learns of the incident. Griffith moves into Pete's place and they go on to live together after he recovers from the coma and is discharged.