Created By: SirPsychoSexy on April 29, 2011 Last Edited By: SirPsychoSexy on June 2, 2017

Made Me Gay

A character is so annoying or unattractive that s/he makes his/her heterosexual partners gay.

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Alice is dating Bob. Things start to get heavy, they sleep together...and, the next morning, Bob announces that he realizes he's gay through the act of sleeping with Alice.

So...Alice goes on the rebound. And the same thing happens again with Charlie. And again with Dave. And yet again with Ed.

All of her old boyfriends could say, "Alice Made Me Gay!" by her for some reason; maybe her personality is insufferable, maybe she's just a Horrible Judge of Character, or maybe she's a Gonk up close, If You Know What I Mean.

The inverse of Closet Key. Compare Rape and Switch, where the sex isn't consensual, but the outcome is the same. Contrast Even the Guys Want Him and Even the Girls Want Her.

A common outcome for the Fag Hag.

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  • For one gag on American Dad!, Bullock's fat, ugly girlfriend takes off her shirt in the middle of the living room. Klaus says "...and just like that, I'm gay."

  • In Clerks: The Animated Series, all Randal's old high-school girlfriends are now butch lesbians. Randal takes this to mean that he is "the ultimate male".

  • On The Simpsons When Lisa is the object of a crush, she wants to let the boy down easy. Homer suggests "six simple words: 'I'm not gay, but I'll learn.'"
    • Also, Selma once quipped "Well, there goes the last traces of my heterosexuality," after a naked Homer ran past.

  • Condie Ling, the Fag Hag of Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World, is said to have turned Rick gay.

  • In Profiles, one character's girlfriends tend to dump him and become lesbians.

  • One of the Leisure Suit Larry games ended with Larry marrying an Native Princess on a tropical island. The next one has her divorce him and become a lesbian. It's never spelled up, but considering that he previously NAMED the Casanova Wannabe trope, it's probably fair to assume that Larry 'worked his magic', so to say...
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  • April 29, 2011
    thegrenekni3t
    • In Clerks The Animated Series, all Randal's old high-school girlfriends are now butch lesbians. Randal takes this to mean that he is "the ultimate male".
  • April 29, 2011
    Glucharina
    Does popular comedy scene where man sees naked ugly woman and announce he's now gay qualify?
  • April 29, 2011
    Fearmonger
    George Costanza from Seinfeld once caused a woman to realize she was a lesbian.
  • April 29, 2011
    Koveras
    Do the cases when a girl realizes she Does Not Like Men after having a relationship with one count?
  • April 29, 2011
    SirPsychoSexy
    @ Koveras: This is a trope to describe the male character in your example. If all of his ex-girlfriends become lesbian, this is this trope.
  • April 29, 2011
    randomsurfer
    On The Simpsons When Lisa is the object of an unwanted crush, she wants to let the boy down easy. Homer suggests "six simple words: 'I'm not gay, but I'll learn.'"
  • April 29, 2011
    Ghilz
    Condie Ling, the Fag Hag of Rick And Steve, is said to have turned Rick gay.
  • April 29, 2011
    Koncur
    • For one gag on American Dad, Bullock's fat, ugly girlfriend takes off her shirt in the middle of the living room. Klaus says "...and just like that, I'm gay."
  • April 30, 2011
    azraelfinalstar
    The title makes me think of a person who can't find a girlfriend/boyfriend and is so desperate they turn gay
  • April 30, 2011
    MrInitialMan
    In Profiles, one character's girlfriends tend to dump him and become lesbians.
  • April 30, 2011
    Bisected8
    In The Simpsons, Selma once quipped "Well there goes the last traces of my heterosexuality." after a naked Homer ran past.
  • May 1, 2011
    Ekuran
    ^^^You Made Me Gay? Or just Made Me Gay for brevity's sake.
  • May 2, 2011
    Rolf
    I like latter one. voting for it.
  • May 2, 2011
    BlackDragon
    One of the Leisure Suit Larry games ended with Larry marrying an Native Princess on a tropical island. The next one has her divorce him and become a lesbian. It's never spelled up, but considering that he previously NAMED the Casanova Wannabe trope, it's probably fair to assume that Larry 'worked his magic', so to say...
  • May 3, 2011
    SirPsychoSexy
    BUMP
  • May 5, 2011
    TonyG
    On The Simpsons Movie, Ralph says "I like men now" after a naked Bart passes by.
  • May 5, 2011
    Leaper
    ^ Not an example, though. There are others it'd better fit that exist right now, if I'm reading it right.
  • May 6, 2011
    hevendor717
    Needs a name that clarifies that one was turned gay through an incident causing disgust/distrust/shame for the oppsite gender.... Hetero Backlash? Gayifyingly/Homofyingly Bad Lover?
  • June 1, 2017
    AmourMitts
    This looks NSFW to me.
  • June 1, 2017
    TrueShadow1
    ^ Unless you're a prude, talking about sex and sexuality isn't NSFW as long as it's not describing in graphic detail.

    See No Lewdness No Prudishness
  • June 2, 2017
    Synchronicity
    Isn't this Last Het Romance but...meaner?
  • June 2, 2017
    Getta
    ^ this is when someone induces Last Het Romance on everyone else.
  • June 2, 2017
    Arivne
    The title Made Me Gay violates No New Stock Phrases - "Sounds like someone talking".
  • June 2, 2017
    Getta
    K Inda wanna see this inverted: a lesbian tried dating Alice and becomes a het after that. :P
  • June 2, 2017
    Getta
    K Inda wanna see this inverted: a lesbian tried dating Alice and becomes a het after that. :P
  • June 2, 2017
    Synchronicity
    ^^^ If that's the case, then the examples with only one man and one woman don't count. And it needs a new name that doesn't sound like Last Het Romance.

    Still think this is The Same But More Specific of Last Het Romance.
  • June 2, 2017
    hszmv1
    • I forget the name of the show, but they had one episode where the dad finds out his daughter's drama teacher was a girl he dated in his younger years and when the daughter gets the lead in the play, begins to worry that the daughter is getting preferential treatment because the teacher is still attracted to him. When he confronts the teacher over this, she reveals that she's gay... and their relationship was what convinced her she was. This prompts the daughter to jokingly wonder if she got the part because the teacher was attracted to her.
  • June 3, 2017
    Omeganian
    Zbeng has a series of books describing the biography and likely future of the characters. That includes what kids a character would have with the others. With Zaafani, however, the pages instead show what would happen to male characters who would actually try to procreate with her. That includes Asher walking with his arm wrapped around Ziv (the token gay of the series) and telling Yosepha (the two are the Super Couple) "after Zaafani, I came to the conclusion women aren't for me".
  • June 2, 2017
    sgamer82
    Some context for Seinfeld

    • An episode of Seinfeld had George worry about his having this effect on a prior girlfriend who realized she was gay after dating him. He was left only more confused when that same woman had a going with Kramer by the episode's end.
      George: I drive them to lesbianism, he brings them back...
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