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10th Dec '17 7:32:51 AM 64SuperNintendo
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14th Nov '17 8:54:41 AM BeerBaron
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** ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'': If you get Personality stat high enough, [=NPCs=] of either gender, ''everywhere'' that you go, will greet you with the phrase "I like what I see". This is, of course, regardless of which gender the PC is. Which implies either all of them being bi or massive StupidSexyFlanders-style phenomenon with you. Further, when using the "Admire" option in conversation, your part of the dialogue is never seen, but the NPC's responses are, and more often than not they seem to be a response to a pick-up line or a come-on.
** In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', every marryable NPC, male or female, is available to either gender of player. Of course, this gets {{Lampshaded}} by [[http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:M%27aiq_the_Liar M'aiq the Liar]]. (However, this may be a case of EvenTheGuysWantHim and EvenTheGirlsWantHer, since there is only one NPC gay couple in the game.)

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** ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'': If In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'', if you get Personality stat high enough, [=NPCs=] of either gender, ''everywhere'' that you go, will greet you with the phrase "I like what I see". see" or something similar. This is, of course, regardless of which gender (or even race) the PC is. Which implies either all Additionally, the response to many of them being bi or massive StupidSexyFlanders-style phenomenon with you. Further, when using the "Admire" option in conversation, your part of the dialogue is never seen, but the NPC's responses are, and more often than not they seem [[CharmPerson persuasion options]] appears to be a response to a pick-up line come-on or a come-on.
** In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', every marryable NPC, male or female, is available to either
pickup line, once again regardless of the player character's gender (or race).
** In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'', which adds marriage as an option for the first time in the series, ''every'' marriageable NPC can be married by the player character, once again regardless
of player. the player character's gender or race. Seems to be a bit of a case of GameplayAndStorySegregation though, as in-universe gay couples not involving player characters are extremely rare, though there still doesn't seem to be any prejudice against them. Of course, this gets {{Lampshaded}} by [[http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:M%27aiq_the_Liar MetaGuy and FourthWallObserver M'aiq the Liar]]. (However, this may be a case of EvenTheGuysWantHim and EvenTheGirlsWantHer, since there is only one NPC gay couple in the game.)Liar:
12th Nov '17 12:58:08 AM rjd1922
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While it's a TruthInTelevision, it ''is'' truer than people often think. People can be attracted to either gender (or [[{{Asexuality}} neither]]), and if someone's previously expressed an attraction to their opposite gender, bisexuality is generally the safer assumption. If you're counting homoflexibility and heteroflexibility, then there certainly are '''lots''' of bi people--but still, not '''everyone''' is bi.

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While it's a not TruthInTelevision, it ''is'' truer than people often think. People can be attracted to either gender (or [[{{Asexuality}} neither]]), and if someone's previously expressed an attraction to their opposite gender, bisexuality is generally the safer assumption. If you're counting homoflexibility and heteroflexibility, then there certainly are '''lots''' of bi people--but still, not '''everyone''' is bi.
11th Nov '17 12:56:50 PM meanmetalmario
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* Most, if not all webcomics by Gisèle L agacé tend to have this.

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* Most, if not all webcomics by Gisèle L agacé Creator/GiseleLagace tend to have this.


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*** {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d by Zii (the aforementioned bi girl) when she calls up the extremely CampGay Dillon.
---->'''Dillon:''' You want ''me'' to teach you how to go down on a woman?[[note]]Not as stupid of a question as it sounds, as Gary became a master of giving oral sex to women by learning a kissing technique from Dillon that "translates really well down there". Zii probably wanted to learn this same technique but worded her request very badly.[[/note]]\\
'''Zii:''' ''[hanging up]'' That was a dumb idea. Why can't he be bi like the rest of us?
28th Oct '17 6:00:49 PM Actua11y
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* In ''Anime/{{Mnemosyne}}'', the entire issue of gender in sex is just discarded. For example, the main character Rin has shown to have sex with both males and females, with [[spoiler: the one person she's loved for over a millennium being the guardian of the Tree]], and the rest of the cast is implied to simply go with what feels good to them. That said, however, gender is an issue to the greater storyline... [[spoiler: well, actually it's rather the ''mix'' of gender that's important. The point? The only character with real tangible power in the entire anime is an hermaphrodite, Apos, at least until Rin becomes the new Guardian.]]

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* In ''Anime/{{Mnemosyne}}'', the entire issue of gender in sex is just discarded. For example, the main character Rin has shown to have sex with both males and females, with [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the one person she's loved for over a millennium being the guardian of the Tree]], and the rest of the cast is implied to simply go with what feels good to them. That said, however, gender is an issue to the greater storyline... [[spoiler: well, [[spoiler:well, actually it's rather the ''mix'' of gender that's important. The point? The only character with real tangible power in the entire anime is an a hermaphrodite, Apos, at least until Rin becomes the new Guardian.]]



* Similar to the [=51st=] century in ''Series/DoctorWho'', the eponymous superhero of ''[[ComicBook/TheAuthority Midnighter]]'' said SorryImGay after being hit on by a woman in the [=96th=] century. She didn't understand and required an explanation, since by this point in time the entire human race is bisexual, and has evidently been that way for so long that both heterosexuality and homosexuality are entirely forgotten concepts that they no longer have words for. Midnighter thought this was hilarious, because it meant all of the {{Heteronormative Crusader}}s in his own century are just wasting their time.

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* Similar to the [=51st=] century in ''Series/DoctorWho'', the eponymous superhero of ''[[ComicBook/TheAuthority Midnighter]]'' said SorryImGay after being hit on by a woman in the [=96th=] century. She didn't understand and required an explanation, since by this point in time the entire human race is bisexual, and has evidently been that way for so long that both heterosexuality and homosexuality are entirely forgotten concepts that they no longer have words for. Midnighter thought this was hilarious, hilarious because it meant all of the {{Heteronormative Crusader}}s in his own century are just wasting their time.



** Some stories in particular take advantage of this trope; in ''Fanfic/TwilightsList'', Twilight Sparkle expresses interest in both stallions and mares, and when she considers asking her friends out on a practice date, she doesn't even consider the possibility that they may not be interested in mares themselves. Then again, it may have simply been her not thinking about it, because it wasn't supposed to be a ''real'' date...

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** Some stories stories, in particular particular, take advantage of this trope; in ''Fanfic/TwilightsList'', Twilight Sparkle expresses interest in both stallions and mares, and when she considers asking her friends out on a practice date, she doesn't even consider the possibility that they may not be interested in mares themselves. Then again, it may have simply been her not thinking about it, because it wasn't supposed to be a ''real'' date...



* In [[http://archiveofourown.org/series/25778 this]] ''Series/TeenWolf'' fic, Lydia, Jackson, Scott, Allison, Stiles and Derek are all bisexual and part of a queer advocacy group that Lydia starts because their college's actual LGBTQ group isn't very accepting of [[NoBisexuals bi]] and trans people.

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* In [[http://archiveofourown.org/series/25778 this]] ''Series/TeenWolf'' fic, Lydia, Jackson, Scott, Allison, Stiles Stiles, and Derek are all bisexual and part of a queer advocacy group that Lydia starts because their college's actual LGBTQ group isn't very accepting of [[NoBisexuals bi]] and trans people.



* ''Weaponized'' in [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12128915/1/The-Edit-War-for-Ash-s-Freedom-to-not-be-Betrayed The (Edit) War for Ash's Freedom to not be Betrayed]]. During said edit war between the Pokemon god Arceus and the mysterious Darkern Edgier, Darkern changes reality, as part of his plan to make Pokemon 'better', to have all the females of the world be Bisexual, however he doesn't specify females. When Arceus points out that he has made Ash bi, as well as all of his male rivals and thus, per Darkern's earlier logic, canonized such pairings Darkern has a VillainousBreakdown.

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* ''Weaponized'' in [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12128915/1/The-Edit-War-for-Ash-s-Freedom-to-not-be-Betrayed The (Edit) War for Ash's Freedom to not be Betrayed]]. During said edit war between the Pokemon god Arceus and the mysterious Darkern Edgier, Darkern changes reality, as part of his plan to make Pokemon 'better', to have all the females of the world be Bisexual, however however, he doesn't specify females. When Arceus points out that he has made Ash bi, as well as all of his male rivals and thus, per Darkern's earlier logic, canonized such pairings Darkern has a VillainousBreakdown.



* In ''WesternAnimation/SausageParty'', [[spoiler: there is an orgy scene where all the food characters have sex with each other, regardless of gender.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/SausageParty'', [[spoiler: there [[spoiler:there is an orgy scene where all the food characters have sex with each other, regardless of gender.]]



* In Creator/MarionZimmerBradley's ''Literature/{{Darkover}}'' series bisexuality is very much a social norm on the titular planet. In fact, in many cases it is actively encouraged, especially among adolescents who are too young to marry and same-sex relationships serve to help prevent teenage pregnancies. Also, as expectation of monogamy is rather lower on Darkover due to it having originally been a LostColony with a small initial population, even adults who are married may have ongoing extramarital relationships with people of the same or opposite sex. Because of the age of these works, this was sharply contrasted with the Terran Empire, which reflected more mainstream American social values of the time and thus, despite the setting being in the distant future, had mid-20th Century sexual values. Terrans frequently found Darkovan sexuality more than a little discomforting.

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* In Creator/MarionZimmerBradley's ''Literature/{{Darkover}}'' series bisexuality is very much a social norm on the titular planet. In fact, in many cases cases, it is actively encouraged, especially among adolescents who are too young to marry and same-sex relationships serve to help prevent teenage pregnancies. Also, as expectation of monogamy is rather lower on Darkover due to it having originally been a LostColony with a small initial population, even adults who are married may have ongoing extramarital relationships with people of the same or opposite sex. Because of the age of these works, this was sharply contrasted with the Terran Empire, which reflected more mainstream American social values of the time and thus, despite the setting being in the distant future, had mid-20th Century sexual values. Terrans frequently found Darkovan sexuality more than a little discomforting.



** To the extent that they have laws dictating that everyone must have at least enough heterosex to produce a couple of children. After that they can go back to their real loves.

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** To the extent that they have laws dictating that everyone must have at least enough heterosex to produce a couple of children. After that that, they can go back to their real loves.



* In Creator/SamuelRDelany's ''Triton'', not everyone is bi but most people are. The plurality sexuality for females is male oriented bisexual and males are most often female oriented bisexuals.

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* In Creator/SamuelRDelany's ''Triton'', not everyone is bi but most people are. The plurality sexuality for females is male oriented male-oriented bisexual and males are most often female oriented female-oriented bisexuals.



* ''Series/SexAndTheCity'': In the episode "Boy, Girl, Boy, Girl...", Carrie dates a man who later reveals himself to be bisexual. In the last scene Carrie meets his group of friends at a party and discovers nearly all of them have dated each other at some point, with gender apparently being a non-issue, though there is one effeminate man they refer to as their "token straight" friend.

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* ''Series/SexAndTheCity'': In the episode "Boy, Girl, Boy, Girl...", Carrie dates a man who later reveals himself to be bisexual. In the last scene scene, Carrie meets his group of friends at a party and discovers nearly all of them have dated each other at some point, with gender apparently being a non-issue, though there is one effeminate man they refer to as their "token straight" friend.



** One particularly amusing episode featured an alien who, after being annoying comic relief for 47 minutes, closed out the show by coming on to D'Argo. Up to that point D'Argo and the viewers had assumed the alien was male (the role was filled by a male actor), but she assures everyone that she is in fact female and "Quite the looker." It's not clear whether D'Argo is more turned off by her masculine (by everyone else's standards) appearance or just by her personality. At episode's end Chrichton checks to make sure that Aeryn is in fact "The female of her species," (although he was probably just joking). It's hard to say where this episode puts the cast in terms of this trope, except to demonstrate just how weird and unpredictable ideas like sexual identity and gender roles become in a cross-species environment. If everyone isn't bi, they might as well be, because all terms and definitions are more or less out the window.

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** One particularly amusing episode featured an alien who, after being annoying comic relief for 47 minutes, closed out the show by coming on to D'Argo. Up to that point point, D'Argo and the viewers had assumed the alien was male (the role was filled by a male actor), but she assures everyone that she is is, in fact fact, female and "Quite the looker." It's not clear whether D'Argo is more turned off by her masculine (by everyone else's standards) appearance or just by her personality. At episode's end end, Chrichton checks to make sure that Aeryn is in fact "The female of her species," (although he was probably just joking). It's hard to say where this episode puts the cast in terms of this trope, except to demonstrate just how weird and unpredictable ideas like sexual identity and gender roles become in a cross-species environment. If everyone isn't bi, they might as well be, because all terms and definitions are more or less out the window.



** Dr Strangelove, she has a took a liking for Otacons dad, and she was totally into The Boss, much like Ocelot is to Big Boss.

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** Dr Dr. Strangelove, she has a took a liking for Otacons dad, and she was totally into The Boss, much like Ocelot is to Big Boss.



** In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', every marryable NPC, male or female, is available to either gender of player. Of course, this gets [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] by [[http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:M%27aiq_the_Liar M'aiq the Liar]]. (However, this may be a case of EvenTheGuysWantHim and EvenTheGirlsWantHer, since there is only one NPC gay couple in the game.)

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** In ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', every marryable NPC, male or female, is available to either gender of player. Of course, this gets [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] {{Lampshaded}} by [[http://www.uesp.net/wiki/Skyrim:M%27aiq_the_Liar M'aiq the Liar]]. (However, this may be a case of EvenTheGuysWantHim and EvenTheGirlsWantHer, since there is only one NPC gay couple in the game.)



* In ''VideoGame/{{Elona}}'', your can marry and have a child with almost any NPC, regardless of sex or species. In fact, the only effect gender has in the game is [[spoiler:determining which form your pets will take when they evolve]].

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* In ''VideoGame/{{Elona}}'', your you can marry and have a child with almost any NPC, regardless of sex or species. In fact, the only effect gender has in the game is [[spoiler:determining which form your pets will take when they evolve]].



* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' is a funny case, since characters who have been genderbent by Tedd's TF Gun develop a temporary attraction to the opposite gender. Depending on how you look at it, between one and two characters are naturally bisexual (Ellen is an OppositeSexClone who has all the memories of her original male heterosexual self, and hasn't fully come to terms with the fact that she's attracted to guys as well as to girls. Grace is [[SingleTargetSexuality "Teddsexual"]] regardless of Tedd's current gender.), but seven of them have been genderbent, and of those the four straight ones have all had to deal with attraction to both genders. (Justin and Nanase are exempt from this due to being naturally gay--when genderbent, they just get ''even more'' attracted to guys and girls, respectively.) And it turns out the straight ones aren't exactly straight - Sarah has recently started considering herself "A Kinsey 2 ''at most''", and [[spoiler: Elliott is starting to realise that the way he feels about guys when he turns into a girl has actually not got much to do with turning into a girl.]]

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* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' is a funny case, since characters who have been genderbent by Tedd's TF Gun develop a temporary attraction to the opposite gender. Depending on how you look at it, between one and two characters are naturally bisexual (Ellen is an OppositeSexClone who has all the memories of her original male heterosexual self, and hasn't fully come to terms with the fact that she's attracted to guys as well as to girls. Grace is [[SingleTargetSexuality "Teddsexual"]] regardless of Tedd's current gender.), but seven of them have been genderbent, and of those the four straight ones have all had to deal with attraction to both genders. (Justin and Nanase are exempt from this due to being naturally gay--when genderbent, they just get ''even more'' attracted to guys and girls, respectively.) And it turns out the straight ones aren't exactly straight - Sarah straight--Sarah has recently started considering herself "A Kinsey 2 ''at most''", and [[spoiler: Elliott [[spoiler:Elliott is starting to realise that the way he feels about guys when he turns into a girl has actually not got much to do with turning into a girl.]]



* Most, if not all webcomics by Gisèle Lagacé tend to have this.

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* Most, if not all webcomics by Gisèle Lagacé L agacé tend to have this.



* Almost everyone on Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses will flirt or perv on a person of their own gender if it aids a joke or {{fanservice}}. Or in the case of WebVideo/DemoReel, pure AuthorAppeal. The reboot of WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic lampshaded that all the (in-universe) characters are fluid when it comes to gender and sexuality.

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* Almost everyone on Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses will flirt or perv on a person of their own gender if it aids a joke or {{fanservice}}. Or in the case of WebVideo/DemoReel, pure AuthorAppeal. The reboot of WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic lampshaded {{Lampshaded}} that all the (in-universe) characters are fluid when it comes to gender and sexuality.
19th Oct '17 2:50:35 PM DaibhidC
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* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' is a funny case, since characters who have been genderbent by Tedd's TF Gun develop a temporary attraction to the opposite gender. Depending on how you look at it, between one and two characters are naturally bisexual (Ellen is an OppositeSexClone who has all the memories of her original male heterosexual self, and hasn't fully come to terms with the fact that she's attracted to guys as well as to girls. Grace is [[SingleTargetSexuality "Teddsexual"]] regardless of Tedd's current gender.), but seven of them have been genderbent, and of those the four straight ones have all had to deal with attraction to both genders. (Justin and Nanase are exempt from this due to being naturally gay--when genderbent, they just get ''even more'' attracted to guys and girls, respectively.) One of the said "straight" characters considers herself a Kinsey 1, rather than a 0, and suspects that even that is pushing it a bit.

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* ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' is a funny case, since characters who have been genderbent by Tedd's TF Gun develop a temporary attraction to the opposite gender. Depending on how you look at it, between one and two characters are naturally bisexual (Ellen is an OppositeSexClone who has all the memories of her original male heterosexual self, and hasn't fully come to terms with the fact that she's attracted to guys as well as to girls. Grace is [[SingleTargetSexuality "Teddsexual"]] regardless of Tedd's current gender.), but seven of them have been genderbent, and of those the four straight ones have all had to deal with attraction to both genders. (Justin and Nanase are exempt from this due to being naturally gay--when genderbent, they just get ''even more'' attracted to guys and girls, respectively.) One of And it turns out the said "straight" characters considers straight ones aren't exactly straight - Sarah has recently started considering herself a "A Kinsey 1, rather than a 0, 2 ''at most''", and suspects [[spoiler: Elliott is starting to realise that even that is pushing it the way he feels about guys when he turns into a bit.girl has actually not got much to do with turning into a girl.]]
5th Oct '17 12:37:31 PM Lots42
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''VideoGame/{{Saint's Row 4}}:'' Whether you play as a man or woman, you have the option of romancing many of the other characters.
29th Sep '17 10:46:09 AM meanmetalmario
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Often happens in a FreeLoveFuture, with the implication that the entire concept of sexual orientation is just another element of humanity's prudishness that the enlightened civilization of the future has long since outgrown.

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Often happens Common in a FreeLoveFuture, with futuristic settings, [[FreeLoveFuture free-love]] or otherwise, where the implication that the entire concept of sexual orientation is just another element of humanity's prudishness that the more enlightened civilization of the future has long since outgrown.
humans have outgrown such silly hangups as caring what sex their partners are (and in some works, [[BoldlyComing what species]]), even if their society hasn't yet embraced extreme promiscuity.
25th Sep '17 6:02:14 PM Eievie
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Sort of a TruthInTelevision. People can be attracted to either gender (or [[{{Asexuality}} neither]]), and if someone's previously expressed an attraction to their opposite gender, bisexuality is generally the safer assumption. With homoflexibility and heteroflexibility being counted, there certainly are lots of bi people, but still, not '''everyone''' is bi.



If people are canonically straight, but the fans don't seem to think so, it's EveryoneIsGay (even if they're stating that the characters are bi--it's a NonindicativeName).

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If people are canonically straight, but the fans don't seem to think so, fanfic portrays them as otherwise, it's EveryoneIsGay (even if they're stating that the characters are bi--it's a NonindicativeName).



While it's a TruthInTelevision, it ''is'' truer than people often think. People can be attracted to either gender (or [[{{Asexuality}} neither]]), and if someone's previously expressed an attraction to their opposite gender, bisexuality is generally the safer assumption. If you're counting homoflexibility and heteroflexibility, then there certainly are '''lots''' of bi people--but still, not '''everyone''' is bi.



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* ''Manga/GorgeousCarat'': Characters' sexualities are never addressed (except for a couple 'are you gay?' jokes at Ray's expense). [[EvenTheGuysWantHim The guys just all want Florian.]]

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* ''Manga/GorgeousCarat'': Characters' sexualities are never addressed (except for a couple 'are "are you gay?' gay?" jokes at Ray's expense). [[EvenTheGuysWantHim The guys just all want Florian.]]



** ''Fanfic/{{Green}}'' relies on this as everyone - down to the Princesses - expresses interest in mares, and several characters express interest in (or reminisce on past experiences with) stallions as well.

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** ''Fanfic/{{Green}}'' relies on this as everyone - down everyone--down to the Princesses - expresses Princesses--expresses interest in mares, and several characters express interest in (or reminisce on past experiences with) stallions as well.



* ''Fanfic/MyImmortal'', though only the guys show it--for the girls, it's just an InformedAttribute. Ebony herself flip-flops between BiTheWay and HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday for no adequately explored reason.

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* ''Fanfic/MyImmortal'', ''Fanfic/MyImmortal'': This seems to be the case, though only the guys show it--for it, per the author's opinion that GuyOnGuyIsHot. For the girls, it's just an InformedAttribute. Ebony herself flip-flops between BiTheWay and HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday for no adequately explored reason.



%%* DependingOnTheWriter, '''''everyone''''' in fanfiction. ALL OF THEM.



* Most mainstream porn, of course, meets this trope halfway - it's true by default for women, but not for men. (There's a fairly small subgenre where it's true across the board.)

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* Most mainstream porn, of course, meets this trope halfway - it's halfway--it's true by default for women, but not for men. (There's a fairly small subgenre where it's true across the board.)



* In Jacqueline Carey's ''Literature/KushielsLegacy'' and ''Kushiel's Scion'' series, every single d'Angeline character is bisexual.

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* In Jacqueline Carey's the ''Literature/KushielsLegacy'' and ''Kushiel's Scion'' series, every single d'Angeline character is bisexual.bisexual. But in other countries isn't the case--or at least, if it is their cultures don't allow them to express it. Much of the story is spent in countries other than Terre d'Ange, and sometimes this is a point of CultureClash.



* In Creator/PiersAnthony's ''Literature/ApprenticeAdept'' series, the serf class on Photon can be inferred to be mostly bisexual - mostly out of having to cater to the whims of the Citizen class (lead character Stile mentions "consensual heterosexual encounters", implying there's been homosexual ones and possibly voluntary). There are however, only two verified bi characters (Tania and Tsetse - naturally both female and hot.)

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* In Creator/PiersAnthony's ''Literature/ApprenticeAdept'' series, the serf class on Photon can be inferred to be mostly bisexual - mostly bisexual--mostly out of having to cater to the whims of the Citizen class (lead character Stile mentions "consensual heterosexual encounters", implying there's been homosexual ones and possibly voluntary). There are however, only two verified bi characters (Tania and Tsetse - naturally Tsetse--naturally both female and hot.)



* Creator/LarryNiven's ''Literature/KnownSpace'': According to one interpretation, which is in line with the way the Puppeteers themselves generally explain it to non-Puppeteers, Pierson's Puppeteers can be regarded as an entire race of bisexuals. Males are sapient and produce gametes, while females are non-sapient and provide gestation space. There are males who produce sperm and males who produce eggs, while females contribute no gametes but carry and bear the offspring. The female dies after childbirth, and the gay couple raises the kids, no sex except reproduction though. Would be EveryoneIsGay if the couple didn't have sex with a female at one point. An alternate interpretation, one that a human character stumbles upon and considers more accurate, is that the non-sapient "females" are in fact a different species that the Puppeteers are parasitic upon - similar to the Ichneumon wasps that lay their eggs in live insects so that the wasp larvae can eat the host alive. The "sperm-producing-male" is the Puppeteer male, while the "egg-producing male" is the Puppeteer female.

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* Creator/LarryNiven's ''Literature/KnownSpace'': According to one interpretation, which is in line with the way the Puppeteers themselves generally explain it to non-Puppeteers, Pierson's Puppeteers can be regarded as an entire race of bisexuals. Males are sapient and produce gametes, while females are non-sapient and provide gestation space. There are males who produce sperm and males who produce eggs, while females contribute no gametes but carry and bear the offspring. The female dies after childbirth, and the gay couple raises the kids, no sex except reproduction though. Would be EveryoneIsGay if the couple didn't have sex with a female at one point. An alternate interpretation, one that a human character stumbles upon and considers more accurate, is that the non-sapient "females" are in fact a different species that the Puppeteers are parasitic upon - similar upon--similar to the Ichneumon wasps that lay their eggs in live insects so that the wasp larvae can eat the host alive. The "sperm-producing-male" is the Puppeteer male, while the "egg-producing male" is the Puppeteer female.



* An astonishing number of the female characters in the ''Claudine'' stories are bi. This is shrugged off with the ignorant contemporary views of sexuality -- as Claudine's husband says, "What you little animals do is charming and doesn't mean anything." It's [[DoubleStandard another matter entirely]] if a man should be interested in both sexes.

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* An astonishing number of the female characters in the ''Claudine'' stories are bi. This is shrugged off with the ignorant contemporary views of sexuality -- as sexuality--as Claudine's husband says, "What you little animals do is charming and doesn't mean anything." It's [[DoubleStandard another matter entirely]] if a man should be interested in both sexes.



* In Fiona Patton's ''Literature/TalesOfTheBranionRealm'', pretty much everyone is bi, and this goes completely unremarked. There is even a Guild of Companions (a cross between bodyguard, courtesan, same-sex sexual partner, and spy) who are contracted to the nobility. The first book revolves around the Crown Prince's relationship with his mother -- she wants him to get married and have an heir, he would prefer to shack up with his Companion. He starts a civil war over this. His mother, BTW, has four Companions of her own.

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* In Fiona Patton's ''Literature/TalesOfTheBranionRealm'', pretty much everyone is bi, and this goes completely unremarked. There is even a Guild of Companions (a cross between bodyguard, courtesan, same-sex sexual partner, and spy) who are contracted to the nobility. The first book revolves around the Crown Prince's relationship with his mother -- she mother--she wants him to get married and have an heir, he would prefer to shack up with his Companion. He starts a civil war over this. His mother, BTW, has four Companions of her own.



* WordOfGod about the ''Literature/LiadenUniverse'' novels is that Liadens should be assumed to all be bi. We see several homosexual encounters but all the permanent arrangements we see on screen are heterosexual -- unsurprising for a culture that puts huge weight on providing an heir.

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* WordOfGod about the ''Literature/LiadenUniverse'' novels is that Liadens should be assumed to all be bi. We see several homosexual encounters but all the permanent arrangements we see on screen are heterosexual -- unsurprising heterosexual--unsurprising for a culture that puts huge weight on providing an heir.



* ''Literature/{{Swordspoint}}'' and ''The Privilege of the Sword'' -- perhaps not ''everyone'' is bi, but the only monosexual major characters are the villainous Lord Ferris (a depraved heterosexual, perhaps?) and [[spoiler:Marcus]], whose straightness may or may not have been caused by childhood trauma (thereby inverting RapeAndSwitch).

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* ''Literature/{{Swordspoint}}'' and ''The Privilege of the Sword'' -- perhaps Sword''--perhaps not ''everyone'' is bi, but the only monosexual major characters are the villainous Lord Ferris (a depraved heterosexual, perhaps?) and [[spoiler:Marcus]], whose straightness may or may not have been caused by childhood trauma (thereby inverting RapeAndSwitch).



* In ''Literature/TheStoneDanceOfTheChameleon'' by Ricardo Pinto, sexuality is pretty much discarded as a point of interest, where straight and gay relationships are equally common-place. The problem comes where you have the Chosen (who are the undisputed [[MasterRace 'supreme race']] so to speak) and the other races (who act as their slaves and who aren't even allowed to look at their faces). Considering that all subservient races are completely oppressed by the Chosen and horrifically bound by The Law, there tends to be a ''lot'' of sexual abuse, rape, and subjugation of both genders of those races ... and some of the stuff the more sadistically-minded Chosen are into crosses the line of 'torture' and becomes BrainBleach incarnate (UpToEleven). In fact, when the main character (who is a Chosen, but brought up away from their culture), finds out that another Chosen has raped his half-slave brother, said Chosen can't understand why he's so upset and is genuinely shocked that he cares so much. Nuff said.
* Creator/ArthurCClarke's novel ''Imperial Earth'' includes a line in which the protagonist's best friend is described as "aggressively normal," because he seems to have ''no'' preference between males or females -- most people in the late 23rd Century go both ways but have at least a slight inclination toward one gender or the other.

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* In ''Literature/TheStoneDanceOfTheChameleon'' by Ricardo Pinto, sexuality is pretty much discarded as a point of interest, where straight and gay relationships are equally common-place. The problem comes where you have the Chosen (who are the undisputed [[MasterRace 'supreme race']] "supreme race"]] so to speak) and the other races (who act as their slaves and who aren't even allowed to look at their faces). Considering that all subservient races are completely oppressed by the Chosen and horrifically bound by The Law, there tends to be a ''lot'' of sexual abuse, rape, and subjugation of both genders of those races ... races... and some of the stuff the more sadistically-minded Chosen are into crosses the line of 'torture' "torture" and becomes BrainBleach incarnate (UpToEleven). In fact, when the main character (who is a Chosen, but brought up away from their culture), finds out that another Chosen has raped his half-slave brother, said Chosen can't understand why he's so upset and is genuinely shocked that he cares so much. Nuff said.
* Creator/ArthurCClarke's novel ''Imperial Earth'' includes a line in which the protagonist's best friend is described as "aggressively normal," because he seems to have ''no'' preference between males or females -- most females--most people in the late 23rd Century go both ways but have at least a slight inclination toward one gender or the other.



* Dorne in ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' has this reputation as its [[PlanetOfHats hat]], having a more more liberal take on homosexuality (and sexuality in general) than the rest of Westeros. However, while several Dornish nobles are openly bisexual, Martin's standard treatment of [[PlanetOfHats sweeping generalizations]] suggests this reputation is exaggerated.

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* Dorne in ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' has this reputation as its [[PlanetOfHats hat]], having a more more liberal take on homosexuality (and homosexuality--and sexuality in general) than general--than the rest of Westeros. However, while several Dornish nobles are ''are'' openly bisexual, Martin's standard treatment of [[PlanetOfHats sweeping generalizations]] suggests this reputation is exaggerated.



* Creator/JMichaelStraczynski's philosophy for ''Series/BabylonFive'' was that in 2258, sexual orientation is a non-issue -- not that everyone is bi, people just don't make a point of it. He suggested early on that one of the main characters was bisexual. This turned out to be Ivanova, but it only came up a couple of times.

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* Creator/JMichaelStraczynski's philosophy for ''Series/BabylonFive'' was that in 2258, sexual orientation is a non-issue -- not non-issue--not that everyone is bi, people just don't make a point of it. He suggested early on that one of the main characters was bisexual. This turned out to be Ivanova, but it only came up a couple of times.



** In a subtler incidence, Marcus and Franklin pose as a newlywed gay couple when undercover on Mars. Nobody considers this unusual, though people aware that it's a cover do consider it funny - not the idea that they might be gay, but because they make such an ill-suited couple.

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** In a subtler incidence, Marcus and Franklin pose as a newlywed gay couple when undercover on Mars. Nobody considers this unusual, though people aware that it's a cover do consider it funny - not funny--not the idea that they might be gay, but because they make such an ill-suited couple.



* ''Series/BlackSails'' qualifies for this trope. Most of the characters that are shown in romantic/sexual relationships have them with both genders - Eleanor, Max, [[spoiler:Anne Bonny and Captain Flint]]. It's not majorly remarked upon either.

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* ''Series/BlackSails'' qualifies for this trope. Most of the characters that are shown in romantic/sexual relationships have them with both genders - Eleanor, genders--Eleanor, Max, [[spoiler:Anne Bonny and Captain Flint]]. It's not majorly remarked upon either.



* ''[[TabletopGame/ChangelingTheDreaming Changeling: the Dreaming]]'' - while the Kithain may not ''all'' be bisexual, their society is ''very'' tolerant of the idea. This is mainly due to the fact that fae souls keep reincarnating throughout history, most changelings have changed genders between incarnations at least once, and true love that defies the tides of time is pretty much a proven fact in their society.

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* ''[[TabletopGame/ChangelingTheDreaming Changeling: the Dreaming]]'' - while Dreaming]]''" While the Kithain may not ''all'' be bisexual, their society is ''very'' tolerant of the idea. This is mainly due to the fact that fae souls keep reincarnating throughout history, most changelings have changed genders between incarnations at least once, and true love that defies the tides of time is pretty much a proven fact in their society.



* ''VideoGame/TheSims'' -- For simplicity's sake, every Sim can romance any other Sim, at least as far as gender goes. There are some obstacles, but none of these are gender.

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* ''VideoGame/TheSims'' -- ''VideoGame/TheSims'': For simplicity's sake, every Sim can romance any other Sim, at least as far as gender goes. There are some obstacles, but none of these are gender.



* ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' - One of the succubus's abilities, Seduce, can affect males and females equally.

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* ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' - ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'': One of the succubus's abilities, Seduce, can affect males and females equally.



* Quite possibly the men of ''Franchise/MetalGear'', where there are three canon bisexual characters -- Colonel Volgin, Vamp, and Dolph himself. There's also [[HoYay subtext]] between Solid Snake and Otacon despite their own things for the ladies, and while Big Boss has no canonical partner he benefits from [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Everyone Being Gay For Big Boss]] with [[spoiler:EVA/Big Mama]] and especially when [[spoiler:Ocelot goes so far as to sacrifice his own personality/self by using nanomachines and hypnotherapy to make himself think that he was Liquid Snake]] -- hence "Liquid Ocelot" -- throughout the events of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4''... all for the cause, all for Big Boss.

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* Quite possibly the men of ''Franchise/MetalGear'', where there are three canon bisexual characters -- Colonel characters--Colonel Volgin, Vamp, and Dolph himself. There's also [[HoYay subtext]] between Solid Snake and Otacon despite their own things for the ladies, and while Big Boss has no canonical partner he benefits from [[EvenTheGuysWantHim Everyone Being Gay For Big Boss]] with [[spoiler:EVA/Big Mama]] and especially when [[spoiler:Ocelot goes so far as to sacrifice his own personality/self by using nanomachines and hypnotherapy to make himself think that he was Liquid Snake]] -- hence Snake]]--hence "Liquid Ocelot" -- throughout Ocelot"--throughout the events of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4''... all for the cause, all for Big Boss.



** ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'' - if you get Personality stat high enough, [=NPCs=] of either gender, ''everywhere'' that you go, will greet you with the phrase "I like what I see". This is, of course, regardless of which gender the PC is. Which implies either all of them being bi or massive StupidSexyFlanders-style phenomenon with you. Further, when using the "Admire" option in conversation, your part of the dialogue is never seen, but the NPC's responses are, and more often than not they seem to be a response to a pick-up line or a come-on.

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** ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'' - if ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'': If you get Personality stat high enough, [=NPCs=] of either gender, ''everywhere'' that you go, will greet you with the phrase "I like what I see". This is, of course, regardless of which gender the PC is. Which implies either all of them being bi or massive StupidSexyFlanders-style phenomenon with you. Further, when using the "Admire" option in conversation, your part of the dialogue is never seen, but the NPC's responses are, and more often than not they seem to be a response to a pick-up line or a come-on.
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* ArthurCClarke's novel ''Imperial Earth'' includes a line in which the protagonist's best friend is described as "aggressively normal," because he seems to have ''no'' preference between males or females -- most people in the late 23rd Century go both ways but have at least a slight inclination toward one gender or the other.

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* ArthurCClarke's Creator/ArthurCClarke's novel ''Imperial Earth'' includes a line in which the protagonist's best friend is described as "aggressively normal," because he seems to have ''no'' preference between males or females -- most people in the late 23rd Century go both ways but have at least a slight inclination toward one gender or the other.
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