'''Basic Trope''': A gay man with flamboyantly effeminate attributes.
* '''[[BlatantLies Straight]]''': Bob is gay, and is very flamboyant and effeminate.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob lisps so much that he is completely incomprehensible and shudders at the thought of doing anything remotely "masculine."
** Bob occasionally partakes in “unmanly” activities such as knitting and cooking and likes wearing the color pink, but otherwise acts very masculine. Bob is bi.
** Bob does like musicals and takes care of his appearance, wearing nice clothes, but is only slightly flamboyant.
** Bob does like musicals and the like. He also loves football and working out.
** Bob is gay and fits all the stereotypes, but for different reasons: he lisps because of a dental problem, loves musicals because his grandma used to take him to them, etc.
** Bob is just naturally that feminine.
** Alice is a ButchLesbian.
* '''Subverted''': Bob is very flamboyant and effeminate, but reveals to Alice that he's [[CampStraight actually straight]].
* '''Double Subverted''': However, he only did so on a dare from his even more flamboyant friend Chuck, in order to win a ticket to ''Gypsy''.
* '''Parodied''': Bob is shown going to a "gay camp" where they teach proper lisping techniques, what constitutes a truly "fabulous" musical, etc.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Bob acts like a stereotypical gay, but then reveals that he's [[CampStraight straight]]. But then it is discovered that he lied. Or perhaps he told the truth.
** Bob is not gay.
** Bob is RatedMForManly, [[ManlyGay whether]] or not he is gay.
** Bob is StraightGay.
** Bob is CampStraight.
* '''Enforced''': "I know it's stereotypical, but we need to convey that Bob is gay. Let's make him flamboyantly camp."
* '''Lampshaded''': "OMG, darling, you're truly F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S!!!"
* '''Invoked''': [[ThreesCompany Bob wants to live with two girls, so he acts flamboyant and effeminate so his landlord will think he's gay and let him]].
* '''Exploited''': See Invoked, where through his act, the landlord would mistake him as gay and Bob can have all the fun in secret.
** Bob is gay, but goes out of his way to make sure he ''doesn't'' fit any of the stereotypes.
** Bob is flamboyant, and bisexual, but only sleeps with women to avoid being seen as one of these.
* '''Discussed''': "Of course you're gay, Bob! I should have realized it sooner."
* '''Conversed''': "I'm really sick of all the portrayals of gay men on this show being incredibly camp."
* '''Implied''': AmbiguouslyGay
** Bob is gay and fits the stereotype, but this is just a facade he puts up because no one will accept him as a gay man any other way.
** Alternatively, Bob's extreme effeminacy makes other people think all gay people act like Bob, and thus contributes to discrimination and stereotyping of all homosexual males.
** Bob eventually is accepted for who he is and drops the facade, but then realizes that he actually ''enjoyed'' being CampGay. So he gets a job as a DragQueen, and the series now revolves around his work.
** Bob accepts and enjoys who he is, and realizes he doesn't need to act a certain way to please other people. And who he is just happens to be a fabulous gay man with a flair for fashion, musicals and cooking.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Bob acts flamboyant even on inappropriate moments.
* '''Played For Drama''': Bob and his partner fight when the former calls [[StopBeingStereotypical him out for being so stereotypical.]]
Back to CampGay, darling!
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