'''Basic Trope''': A large part of the villain's character is that he's gay.
* '''Straight''': A gay villain with uncomfortable, one-sided FoeYay with the hero.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** All and only evil characters are gay, and they all make unwelcome advances to any straight guy they meet.
** You can tell any person's CharacterAlignment from where they are on the JustForFun/{{Kinsey Scale|OfTropes}}.
* '''Downplayed''':
** A SitcomArchnemesis is AmbiguouslyGay and smiles at the hero just a bit too much.
** The villain is gay and he's evil, but his homosexuality has nothing to do with how he is evil. His henchmen might not even know about his preference, unless explicitly told.
* '''Justified''':
** The story is about [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Dahmer Jeffrey Dahmer.]]
** Alternately, the story takes place in a CrapsackWorld AfterTheEnd where ''everyone'' has to be completely depraved just to survive.
** [[CaptainObvious Being gay doesn't make characters any less susceptible to]] TheDarkSide.
* '''Inverted''':
** TheHero is gay, while [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain the villain]] is a [[HeteronormativeCrusader virulent homophobe.]]
** Alternatively, the villain is a depraved ''hetero''sexual, and is defined by making the ActionGirl ''really'' uncomfortable.
** The villain is [[TheVamp a slutty chick]] whose unwanted advances make the gay hero very uncomfortable.
** PsychoLesbian
* '''Subverted''':
** The SissyVillain is introduced... as is his DarkMistress.
** The villain was only pretending to be gay and attracted to the hero to get under the hero's skin.
* '''Double Subverted''':
** ...Who is actually TheBeard.
** It turns out that he really is gay, and his feelings for the hero are genuine.
* '''Parodied''':
** The gay villain relies on the support of psychotic YaoiFangirl mooks.
** The gay villain has a [[FreudWasRight phallic theme]] to all his phlebotinum.
* '''Zig Zagged''': The villain is a depraved heterosexual and probably a pervert. He makes the ActionGirl really uncomfortable, so she [[MegatonPunch bashes his face in every time he makes an advance.]] This [[SuddenlySexuality turns him gay]] due to [[AbuseIsOkayWhenItIsFemaleOnMale all the abuse.]] He then {{Squick}}s out the hero, who is all like Um... No, so the villain either becomes asexual or bisexual...or something.
* '''Averted''': Gay characters who aren't villains, no gay characters at all or incidental homosexuality.
* '''Enforced''': It's a ComicBook/ChickTract.
* '''Lampshaded''': "See, this is how I roll: I'm the "predatory gay" type and any guy whose backdoor remains unvisited is my prey. Any questions? "
* '''Invoked''': TheFundamentalist tries to paint a gay character in the most depraved light possible.
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': "Look, dude, just because I'm gay and working for the EvilOverlord doesn't mean I want to fuck you. Stop flattering yourself. [[PunchClockVillain I'm just a guy doing my job]]. Now, are we going to sit around talking all day or are we going to fight?"
* '''Discussed''': "Fighting horny gays is like listening to your parents talking about their sex life: it's awkward for everyone involved".
* '''Conversed''': A queer theory class is discussing the portrayal of gays in fiction.
* '''Deconstructed''': Non-depraved gay characters are afraid to come out because it will make people associate them with the villain.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** The DepravedHomosexual drops the hostility and begins a happy and fulfilling relationship with [[ClosetKey Harry]], which gives him [[LoveRedeems a new outlook on life]] and leads him toward a HeelFaceTurn.
** Or instead, the villain, [[FoeYay in love with the hero]], ultimately decides not to use his Ultimate Doom Machine Of Doom to destroy humanity and [[BuryYourGays dies to save our hero's life]].

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Watch your arse as you return to DepravedHomosexual.[[note]]But only if you're a dude, of course, [[CaptainObvious girls don't interest him]].[[/note]]
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