Bi the Way
I like hot girls. I like hot boys. I like hot people.Characters who just happen to be bisexual. They aren't depraved or polymorphously perverse incarnations of uninhibited sexual mores; they're just folks who can be attracted to people of different genders. "Outing" a bisexual can be convoluted. Some pass for straight or gay or allow others to make their own assumptions. Bisexuals are not portrayed so much for their mannerisms as their supposed habits. As a result, a het-seeming bisexual reads as Straight Gay, whereas a bisexual that acts Camp Gay is likely to be seen as subverting the stereotypes associated with a camp persona. Actual bisexual stereotypes are generally limited to glam rockers, hippies, swingers and other flamboyant presentations of alternative sexuality. So in the end it's likely that Bob or Alice Bisexual will be outed in passing. Compare If It's You, It's Okay, where someone who has shown interest in people of a certain gender in the past has one exception. Contrast Depraved Bisexual, where bisexuality is used as a way to make the character seem more evil (or conversely, being bisexual makes you evil), and Anything That Moves, where bisexuality is treated as a lack of discrimination in partners (in real life the two are not necessarily linked; just as straight and gay people don't find everyone of their preferred gender attractive, bisexual people are attracted to some people who just happen to not all be of the same gender). Contrast Suddenly Sexuality, where a character skips from gay to straight or vice versa with no warning, and No Bisexuals, where the characters/narrative don't consider bisexuality as an option. Compare Casual Kink, which is the same thing for BDSM and fetishism. Compare Ambiguously Bi, where things are more, well, ambiguous. The most likely bisexual archetype to lead to But Not Too Bi. Compare and contrast Everyone Is Bi, where either this trope is in effect for the majority of the cast or sexuality is simply presented as a non-issue.
—Piper Chapman, Orange Is The New Black
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Anime and Manga
- Ai Kora: Haiji Kikuno.
- Ai no Kusabi: Despite not reciprocating Mimea's feelings and being in love with Guy, Riki is suggested to also be attracted to women in the novel by masturbating to the female form. Something which even triggers Iason's jealous anger.
- Shinako of Aoi Hana.
- Axis Powers Hetalia gets a lot of this due to the sheer amount of Ho Yay and a disproportionate gender distribution, and that practically any pairing is possible with the assistance of a History book. While the fans pair up almost every combination, the manga itself has a number of instances of this trope either directly stated or through a cellulose layer of subtext:
- Germany and Italy. Italy hits on girls all the time, but his first real love was the Holy Roman Empire. And, following the theory that HRE = Germany, then he fell in love with Chibitalia when he thought the other was female.
- Lithuania is head over heels in love with Belarus. He and Poland also shared a house for a couple hundred years, after they and their bosses got married in volume 4, with Poland demanding Lithuania to show him his penis (likely reference to Jadwiga wanting to inspect her future husband Jagiello's naked body).
- Loveable Sex Maniac France has no problem going after guys (like trying to take advantage of a sick England and coming onto an underage Italy) or ladies, as seen with him flirting and heavy-petting with Seychelles. The author himself mentions that France is attracted to beautiful men and women. As well as some non-humans.
- Prussia is at times hinted to like Hungary and is also shown to like Italy very much, only referring to him as "Italia-chan", considering him 'cute' and even going as far as to ask him on a date, only for Italy to be oblivious to his question, having been fixated on Prussia's bird.
- Austria has been married to Spain and later to Hungary.
- Turkey is known for pursuing Japan and possibly Iceland, but in the past he also pursued Greece's mother Byzantine.
- Spain was married to Austria, proposed to marry Veneziano (who he lusted for in Italy's teen years to the point of making Italy creeped out) and Romano, he has a fantasy of having the Italy brothers as his personal maids, but he also has shown interest in random girls.
- Hungary was once married to Austria, but in a volume 4 strip, practically flirts with Ukraine.
- Belarus is madly, creepily in love with her brother Russia, stalks him from every corner, and will take nobody else. Yet from what little we know of Belarus and Ukraine's relationship, there's hints Belarus will stalk her big sister as well and enjoys her breasts, despite also being jealous of her.
- Taiwan has mainly been ship teased with Japan, but she's been shown to have a thing for women's bodies as well, especially in Hetalia Hetaween 2013.
- In Azumanga Daioh Kaorin usually seems like a lesbian, but said at one point she "wouldn't mind" if Sakaki, the target of her affections, were a man. Single-Target Sexuality?
- Bizenghast : The first time Edaniel transforms into his (very hot) human form, he asks Dinah "Wanna make out?" The second time he transforms, he asks Vincent the same thing.
- As of Chapter 81, Revy from Black Lagoon. Notable for being a deliberate invocation of Depraved Bisexual, as Revy was saying that as a threat.
- Bubblegum Crisis:
- Sylvie admits that the sex of a potential partner isn't important to her. But then, she's a sexaroid boomer; do androids/gynoids that were designed as pleasure units even count?
- We're told that, before being recruited by Sylia for the Knight Sabers, Priss did have a boyfriend. But she seems to spend a great deal of time with - and affection on - members of the fairer sex during the series proper.
- The reboot, Bubblegum Crisis 2040 has Sylia. While she and her mechanic Nigel are Friends with Benefits and confidants, she can act pretty handsy towards the other Knight Sabers. I.e., she practically checks Linna out when they meet!
- Cross Ange has Ange the protagonist herself being this. Has no problems giving her first time to a guy, yet also has no problems kissing women.
- Kanda Yuu is revealed to have been looking for a woman that he remembers loving in a past life for all his life. When he discovers that this woman was reborn as his male childhood best friend, Alma, he still chooses to run away with him.
- Lavi goes nuts whenever he sees a pretty girl but he also has considerable Ho Yay towards Allen and Kanda.
- Durarara!!: Mairu, though she prefers girls over boys. Her sister Kururi's heavily implied to be bisexual as well (for example, she mentions in an online chatroom that she thinks Girl-on-Girl Is Hot), but not openly so.
- Dee Laytener is bi according to his own word. He does tell a 12-year-old girl that he would definitely date her in ten years. But because he is attracted to Ryo, another guy, during the manga, he comes off mostly as gay.
- In the sequel, FAKE II, Ryo himself tells a story about a girl he fell in love with when he was younger.
- Fruits Basket:
- Ayame is in love with his adorable assistant Mine Kuramae but has no trouble flirting with Shigure. Apparently, when he was Student Council President he claimed that if needed, he'd give himself to both men and women alike.
- Haru told Tohru that Yuki was his first love within two or three hours of hitting on her.
- Mangaka Natsuki Takaya is on record as having said that Shigure Sohma's editor, Mitsuru, does not know (or, apparently, care) which sex Ritsu Sohma is, despite the fact that she is dating him.
- Chou Ryuuen aka Nuriko from Fushigi Yuugi, if you take his canon feelings for Hotohori and his more ambiguous thoughts on Miaka as this.
- Tsugumi Rosenmeier of Genesis of Aquarion expresses an explicit infatuation with Reika, while sharing a much more playful and comfortable, but still fairly obvious attraction to Jun.
- Full Metal Panic!:
- In the Hot Springs Episode of Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu Melissa Mao mentions that she learned so many languages by sleeping with men. A few moments later we hear Tessa telling her to "Please don't stare at me like that!" while Mao is rubbing ointment on her naked butt. Also in the The Battlegroup Commander's Sort of Boring Day we see Mao groping Tessa's breasts while she's passed out from drinking too much.
- In the novels, Lemon seems to be Bi The Way towards Sousuke. He had a crush on Nami, especially due to her cute, flirty teasing, and is shown to be rather pervertedly happy when he accidentally found himself groping her breast while she's sleeping. But at the same time, it's shown numerous times that he has a strong attraction to Sousuke. When he first saw Sousuke, he thought Sousuke was very good looking and "charming," despite Sousuke being completely emotionless (read: "eye candy"). Later, after Sousuke wins a tournament that helped win back Lemon's money, Lemon hugged Sousuke with "more passion than a french kiss would warrant," making Sousuke slightly uncomfortable. And later still, Lemon gets drunk, and subsequently invades Sousuke's personal space by hugging and groping him while blushing - which irritates Sousuke to no end.
- Albert is pretty close to this, the only thing missing is a direct verbal statement. He acts the most gay out of all the characters - intimate gay behavior, not stereotypical gay behavior.
- Franz danced with the beautiful Marchioness at a ball and was later willing to have sex with her. It's also canon that he's VERY in love with Albert.
- In the Ghost in the Shell manga, Major Motoko Kusanagi lives with her boyfriend, but also regularly enjoys some sexual VR-program with some of her female friends. However, whether or not this isn't solely because it's impossible for a woman cyborg to have sex with a man isn't specified. In the anime she has no boyfriend, but still enjoys the company of her long-term female friends - Ran, seen coming out of the shower as the Major and Kurutan are discussing various complex philosophical issues (in keeping with the series' typical expectations of its viewers). She also has distinctly flirty dialogue with Kurutan in another episode of the first season, indicating that they have a relationship.
- Seiji Kisaragi in Gokinjo Monogatari.
- Practically every character in Gravitation. When it's convenient, that is.
- Misty Brown from the manga Gunsmith Cats. She's definitely gay (throughout the series she has a crush on Rally), and quite openly so, but it's also very heavily implied that she has feelings for Bean Bandit (she tries to make light of this when confronted, arguing that "When a guy takes a bullet for you, everything changes" and assuring Rally that "You're still my first choice").
- Edogawa-sensei from Hanjuku Joshi had relationships with men before Mari acts as her Closet Key.
- Hayate the Combat Butler:
- Nishizawa Ayumu, who is refreshingly good natured and frank about being a little aroused by her best friend, who also loves her childhood crush.
- Wataru's mother was frustated because her childhood love married someone else, and that childhood love was no other than Nagi's mother. Afterwards, Wataru's mother married Wataru's father, who she used to love.
- Nene in Hyakko, the Class Representative, is openly bisexual—though considering the very small amount of males the cast runs into, and the extremes to which Nene goes with her lesbian side, she could very easily slip into Schoolgirl Lesbians territory at any moment.
- Junjou Romantica: Since Miyagi's first love was a woman and he is currently very much in love with a man.
- Maid-Sama!: Maria Miyazono.
- Black Butler:
- In chapter 37 Nina Hopkins states that she only likes girls, and boys that are 15 years or younger, prompting Sebastian to comment that he does not need to know what she does in her spare time. She is slightly perverse in this regard, openly groping Mey-Rin's breasts and thighs.
- In the Ciel in Wonderland OVA, Ciel asks the Cheshire Cat (Grell Sutcliffe) which path he should take to get to the White Rabbit (Sebastian), to which she responds "I prefer going both paths! Two-ti-ming~!"
- In the canon storyline, Grelle Sutcliffe helped Madam Red largely out of romantic feelings for her, and has displayed attraction (lots of it) towards "Sebas-chan".
- Aoi Reiji from the Yaoi Genre manga Love Mode is breaking up with a female lover in the beginning of the series, is identified as Bisexual by his older brother, then ultimately decides the love of his life is Naoya. He affectionately calls him a "brat".
- Madlax arranges a date with a (male) guerilla fighter, flirts with a boy she's hired to protect, sleeps cute and cuddles with a woman she's hired to protect, and ends up with her (female) Rival in the finale.
- Haruhi Suzumiya has Haruhi herself confess to Kyon that this trope applies to her when she tells him "...as long as they aren't an ordinary human, it doesn't matter if they're male or female" in regards to who she wants as a partner.
- Asougi Rin from Mnemosyne beds both multiple beautiful women and handsome studs with regular intervals.
- Kou from Monochrome Factor flirts with both Haruka and Aya. (This is an anime-only addition, however.)
- Nezumi from No6 kisses both Sion and a female sex worker.
- There's a surprising example in Onegai Twins, where the flamboyantly gay Shimazaki is actually bisexual; both he and Tsubaki have been pursuing Maiku to avoid admitting they still have feelings for each other.
- Ouran High School Host Club:
- Haruhi Fujioka notes offhandedly that her gender identity is pretty weak anyway, so she doesn't mind if people think she's a guy. And guys, girls, looks? What's that compared to who they actually are, anyway? Though, in truth she doesn't show anything more than politeness to girls from this point on. At the end of the first episode/chapter, she jokes that it might be fun to have fangirls, adding that maybe she's "a little bent that way". And she doesn't seem to mind flirting with the girls, although she may or may not actually understand that she's flirting.
- Haruhi's father Ryouji "Ranka" Fujioka is a male crossdresser and confirmed to be bi in side-materials, but after the death of Haruhi's mother he said he could never love another woman.
- George from Paradise Kiss, mentioned in an aside. If standing on top of your car and announcing it loudly can be called that.
- Princess Princess: Yuujiro likes to hit on girls and also seems to be hitting on Tooru in some scenes.
- Revolutionary Girl Utena: Wakaba is in love with Saionji, but she calls Utena her "boyfriend" and is very affectionate towards her.
- Yukari Sendou of Rosario + Vampire is attracted to both members of the semi-Official Couple, Moka and Tsukune. She's a Shipper on Deck for the two of them to get together, because that way it'll be easier for her to score a threesome.
- Fairly blatantly Rosalie from Rose of Versailles.
- Sailor Moon:
- Implied in the third manga arc with the feelings Usagi shows toward Haruka/Uranus even after finding out that Haruka is a girl. She's also quite taken with Rei in the first arc, making the same heart-eyes at Rei as she does at Tuxedo Kamen, and she makes a point to call Rei her "beautiful" friend whenever she's going through the recap introductions before each volume.
- Minako and Rei herself are hinted to be this in the manga. Both of them have been shown attracted by boys (Artemis kept count of Minako's 'first loves' during Codename: Sailor V, congratulating when she reached the 5000th first love), and there are hints that, somewhere down the line, they fell in love with each other (in particular in the final arc and promotional material they tend to mirror Haruka and Michiru, the resident lesbian couple). That, and Minako too is been shown attracted by Haruka even after finding out her true gender.
- Ryuuki from Saiunkoku Monogatari flaunts his attraction to men in order to show himself as a king who won't produce a heir anytime soon and he once teasingly flirts with his brother in disguise, though Ryuki does not know that badly squicking him. Also it is fairly clear from the beginning that he's falling for Shuurei hard. He has to outright declare his attraction to women and kiss her to make Shuurei realize it, because she masterfully ignores his non-so-subtle gestures.
- Shinshi Doumei Cross:
- Maora is attracted to both Haine and Maguri.
- Ushio ends up with Senri and is shown dating scores of boys - but the latter turns out to be a ploy for Haine's attention, who she's in love with. She succeeds in guilting her into a (brief) relationship.
- Sora of Shitsurakuen has got quite the harem of adoring schoolgirls who she's rescued from evil boys, but when Akane took off his glasses, she went completely goggle-eyed for him too.
- Desslok from Space Battleship Yamato has slept with at least two women (Starsha and Mela). And yet he has male bath attendants who rub him down vigorously and then clothe him and he hits on his generals. And he had an entire canon song written about how he and Wildstar are "bound together" and "unable to live with it anymore".
- The titular Steel Angel Kurumi. She falls in love with both of her masters Nako (the female) and Nakahito (the male).
- From The Demon Ororon there's Othello, brother of the title character, "the most eccentric playboy" of the royal family of Hell. He was previously married to and madly in love with a woman, Futaba, and currently obsessed with the tragic bounty-hunter Mitsume.
- To Love-Ru: Risa swings between Bi The Way and Depraved Bisexual (mostly the former), but her daily interaction with Rito and Haruna is especially unhealthy.
- In Toradora! Minori Kushieda suggests to (her crush) Ryuji at one point that she might like girls, but backs off quickly. As usual, it's hard to tell how serious she is, although her feelings for Taiga become painfully obvious after a while.
- Trinity Blood: Jane Jocelyn, one of the candidates for Albion's throne. She's apparently had seven husbands, and is not even remotely shy about showing her blatant, leering interest in Esther.
- Luka Crosszeria from Betrayal Knows My Name is in love with Yuki in both his female incarnation and his male incarnation.
- The Femme Fatale Kanoe from X/1999 straddles the line between this and Depraved Bisexual. She has a sexual relationship with her Dragon Yuuto, isn't above flirting with Satsuki and was quite touchy-feely with both Fuuma and his sister Kotori (though she was unconscious at that time) in The Movie - yet, to our knowledge, her evil and/or morally grey actions aren't tied to her bisexuality.
- Judai Yuki from Yu-Gi-Oh! GX is implied to be bisexual. He has expressed attraction to a female duel monster, but his relationship with Jesse is so incredibly laced with subtext that his Love Interest, Yubel promptly points it out to him. There's also the fact that Yubel is also a duel monster with an Ambiguous Gender that extends to both their current and past lives.
- Julio from The Familiar of Zero is in love with the female lead Louise, but he has also expressed an attraction to Louise's boyfriend and Familiar Saito. In the second series, he tells Saitou that he loves him. He also said that he wanted to kiss not only Louise but Saito as well, during a sword fight with Saito.
- Sumire from the Venus Versus Virus manga has a male love interest, but is quite noticeably in love with Lucia. She eventually says so herself, after a bunch of Ship Tease, though considering the nature of the series it comes off vague.
- In one Lucky Star strip Konata more-or-less mentioned she doesn't want to be a lesbian... But she just happens to be one. In another strip though, she had said she wasn't a lesbian. She also shows interest in boys.
- Mayo Chiki!: Kanade says that Subaru was her first love and she kisses Jiro.
- Midori no Hibi: Kouta Shingyoji is a childhood friend of Midori's and also a fellow first year at Ogurabashi High School. He was always in love with Midori, but over the course of the series he manages to develop "feelings" for Seiji that make the miniature Midori extremely nervous.
- Prism: Megu's teacher cheerfully explains to her that she swings both ways when Megu goes to her for relationship advice.
- Almost every character in series created by CLAMP.
- Yami to Boushi to Hon no Tabibito is a famous Yuri Genre anime, and the lead Hazuki never show interest in anyone but Hatsumi, but Hatsumi was interested in both Hazuki and a boy whom Hazuki found her kissing early on.
- Sekirei has quite a few characters that have expressed interest in both genders. This includes two harems with a male member (Minato and Homura, Mikogami and Mutsu) as well as Musubi and Yukari.
- Nao from Bloody Cross mentions in chapter 15 that he's fine with being with either men or women as long as he likes them.
- Yuuki from Saki is the only female character who has expressed interest in a male character (Kyoutarou), but at the same time, is also quite fascinated by the size of Nodoka's breasts.
- Hellblazer has main character John Constantine. The instances are so infrequent that many fans forget this fact until a new plotline reintroduces it. John has far more girlfriends and female lovers than male lovers.
- X-Men: Mystique's early characterization had her ambiguously paired with the female clairvoyant Destiny (at least, until her death). For several decades the editorial staff would not admit the depth of their relationship (and, under The Comics Code, couldn't). Since then, she has had at least two children by male lovers retconned into her backstory.
- In Birds of Prey Black Canary was going to quip that she was "75% heterosexual" when fighting the scantily clad Talia. Placeholder dialog confusion (not, as many believe, Executive Meddling or Gay Panic) accidentally made the line change to "heterosexual to the bone" in the final printing, much to writer Gail Simone's chagrin.
- Black Cat from Spider-Man has been known to have both boyfriends and girlfriends, and is married to a woman in Spider-Girl.
- Moondragon (sort of). She tried mating with the original Quasar, then started seeing the newer more female Quasar, though that could be just her trying to fulfill a prophecy. She and and the new Quasar (Phyla-Vell) were lovers before the latter was Quasar, and Moony had had a lesbian tryst (with Marlo Chandler, Rick Jones' wife) before that. Moondragon even said that she didn't feel any true attraction to the men she had tried to attract in the past, so this is a debatable case.
- Shatterstar from X-Factor, eventually entering a relationship with Rictor.
- Painkiller Jane has slept with a woman on a nude beach, and kissed her best female friend.
- In Empowered, Sistah Spooky has had relationships with men and women. So far, Ninjette's only known confirmed sexual encounter (which occurred prior to the start of the series) was with another woman, though she is obviously attracted to men (*cough*Thug Boy*cough*) as well. Emp is said to be a "three-drink bisexual."
- Scott Pilgrim: When Ramona's Psycho Ex-Girlfriend attacked him, Scott didn't understand why. It took him a while to figure out that he was dating a bisexual, and he didn't handle it well.
- Chester and Deck of Havoc Inc, if Chester's flirting and Deck's cyborg ex-fiance are any indication that they're not just gay.
- Catman of Secret Six fame, according to Word of God. There were enough hints that some already suspected it, especially his Ho Yaytastic relationship with Deadshot, which Gail Simone says was as obvious as "a neon sign." His bisexuality was supposed to be revealed in the main story until it got Cut Short by the DC relaunch, and the next time she got to write him in the reboot version of the book the story opens with Thomas on a date with both a woman and a man who comment on how hot he is while fighting Federal agents sent to bring him in.
- Cherry (and, indeed, almost all of the girls) in Cherry Comics.
- After years of hinting, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen's Mina Murry's bisexuality was confirmed in Century: 1969, in which she seduces Julia Gallion. Before that she was also in a relationship with Orlando, who can change gender at will.
- The second storyline in the Vertigo Comics Madame Xanadu title featured a flashback in which Xanadu has a female lover in the 15th century.
- Psylocke has a brief sexual relationship with Cluster in Uncanny X-Force (one panel shows them passionately kissing and the next panel has them already stark naked on the bed together in the next morning with only Modesty Bedsheet cover their privates), and nobody even mentions the fact that they're both women. Slightly complicated by Cluster being an aspect of the (otherwise male) Fantomex, with whom Psylocke also had a relationship. Although she doesn't show any attraction to Weapon XIII, the third (also male) aspect.
- Both Prodigy and Loki in the second volume of Young Avengers, though Loki doesn't voice this until after his Plot Relevant Ageup, or at least nobody takes him seriously until then. Apparently, all Asgardians are this, due to not having designated sexual orientations, meaning Thor, Sif, the Warriors Three, and many others are this, too.
Wiccan (after Prodigy told them that Loki hit on him): Really? WOW. Though I guess that explains the flirty.
- In Ultimate Spider-Man it's pretty strongly implied that Gwen Stacy is either bi or just now realizing she's gay. In a conversation with Mary Jane she pretty much admits that a slightly passive attempt to break her (MJ) and Peter up was because she had a crush on Mary Jane. She immediately after claims to have simply been screwing with MJ; given Gwen's snarky, tricksterish personality either option or both could be true...
- A minor running gag in the Marvel Universe is Deadpool having loads of Ambiguously Gay moments despite his constant insistence that he's straight. Word of God states that he's pansexual and aware of it but simply refuses to admit it, no matter how blatantly obvious his sexuality is.
Yellow Text: Dude we have a guy inside of us!
Deadpool: (without a hint of irony or awareness) Yeah and not in the fun way.
- Julie Power: During Julie's time with The Loners there were hints that she might be unsure of her sexual identity. This was not resolved in the series itself, but in Avengers Academy, it was revealed that she didn't worry about the genders but the persons, which is the definition of the pansexuality. She also once dated with Karolina Dean, the Lipstick Lesbian from Runaways.
- Harley Quinn, much like her Batman: The Animated Series counter-part, is both madly in love with the Joker and has a "Special Bond beyond friendship" with Poison Ivy. Many comics show Harley as not being too picky with her flings. As for Ivy, while she too isn't picky in the Fling department, Harley is about the only human she has actual feelings for.
- Evangelion 303: Kaworu has dated both Rei -a woman- and Saburo -a man-.
- My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fics:
- In Rainbow in the Dark, Mecha turns out to be this when Rainbow Dash finally meets her.
- The Changelings of ''Equestria in Shadow Snark'.
- Common in RainbowDoubleDash's Lunaverse. For example, in the story An Early Reunion, Princess Cadenza casually makes mention of having had three husbands and a wife over her then-seven hundred years of life. The creator has stated that while ponies tend towards heterosexuality, they are usually much more willing to experiment than humans.
- In The Model Caretaker, Fleur de Lis, who had been outed by her husband, setting off the plot, doesn't bother to hide her bisexuality anymore, thinking that most ponies would have heard about it already.
- In The Dear Sweetie Belle Continuity at least one of Princess Luna's lovers before Shining Armor was a mare, and in "Cutie Mark Crusaders Dream Warriors" it is offhandedly mentioned that Sweetie Belle had dated Twist, while at the time she is shown in a relationship with Button Mash. She was also previously shown in a relationship with Featherweight.
- A Growing Affection does this with Shizune and Hana Inuzuka. Both have primarily had relationships with men, but they fall in love and are married by the end of the story.
- Michael Patterson tried repressing it for years, but eventually came out as this in The New Retcons.
- Subverted in My Immortal. Draco and Vampire are bisexual and, according to Tara, Enoby and Willow are too. However, we never see any proof of the latter, because all of the focus in respect to bisexuality seems to be focused on the "Hot Sensitive Bi Guys" who are "sooooo HOT and SEXAH!!!" Moreover, Tara seems to be disgusted with the idea of female bisexuality (despite Ebony seeming to be just that), and she calls her audience, more than once, "Gay fags", among other things.
- In the Discworld story The Graduation Class, the sexually adventurous Quirmian Assassin, Emmanuelle-Marie Lapoignarde les Deux-Epées, is in trouble and looking for a new career (part of the back-story explaining how she came to be recruited and trained as an Assassin). She is being interviewed by Mrs Rosie Palm for her suitability to follow the vocation of Seamstress. Rosie raises the possibility she could go on, er, a special list for lady customers with sophisticated tastes.
"We would not ask you to do anything you find distasteful or against your nature. What is your attitude on, for instance, Ephebian Island lifestyles?"
Emmmanuelle looked blank for an instant. Rosie tried another euphemism.
"Sapphic practices. L'amour entre des filles."
"I've dabbled. But it is not really to my taste. A small but significant something is... missing."
"A shame. Or you could have gone onto a really special list we direct to female clients of the Guild who are of, shall we say, refined tastes. I can never get enough ladies onto that list, which is a shame, as it commands really premium prices. Supply and demand, you see. Ah well, let me know if you change your mind!"
- One Puella Magi Madoka Magica fancomic did exactly this with Junko.
Junko: Oh? Girlfriends with Akemi-san? Nice job, Madoka, you sure know to pick 'em. Heck, when I was your age, I...
Madoka: Wha- Mama, you're not mad?
Junko: Why would I be? I'm bi.
Junko: Honey, I married your father.
- In Ace Attorney fanfic Dirty Sympathy has Klavier who sleeps with female groupies often enough that he can use them as an excuse to why he's not going home that night to his band, but both of his romantic relationships have been with men.
- In Ahsoka and Barriss Full Circle, Ahsoka Tano was in serious relationships with Lux and later Barriss
- The Self-Insert in With This Ring has admitted he has feelings for Superboy, while also being attracted to women.
- Pretender Frederick used to have a crush on Emmeryn and falls in love with Robin.
- In Hunting The Unicorn, the Warbler Nick turns out to be bi after he's questioned by the FBI about Blaine's recent kidnapping. When his mother thought that going to Dalton "confused" him, Nick promptly got high, drunk, and kicked out his mother's headlights just to spite her. Nick's... different.
- Abby Scuito McGee in the NCIS fanfic "Shards To a Whole" identifies herself as bi. Although in a happy marriage to Tim McGee, she does find women attractive, admitting to Tim that she had a crush on Kate Todd, and has fantasies about Jimmy Palmer's wife Brianna. This becomes more prominent in later chapters, in which the McGees and the Palmers begin exploring a possible foursome relationship. Tim, Jimmy and Brianna identify themselves as straight, although Brianna is taking an If It's You, It's Okay approach with Abby.
- Real!Syaoran in Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle fanfic Shatterheart turns out to be this. He was in love with Sakura but is sexually attracted to Kurogane and later falls in love with him.
- Trinity in Butterfly. While the fanfic mostly revolves around her relationship with Original Character Sorcha, she also had a relationship with Ghost in the past and it is mentioned that she at the very least experimented with Switch and (of course) ends up with Neo.
- In the sequel to Super Sentai Vs Power Rangers The Liveblog, both Tori and Nanami are revealed to be bisexual. In the past, they had relationships with men (Tori with Blake, Nanami with Isshu), but when they became busy with their work, they broke up. After Tori became a Legendary Ranger, she and Nanami became friends until they grew closer and fell in love with one another.
- Though her only onscreen interests are women, implying she's not too bi, Word of God claims Cassandra of Angel Of The Bat doesn't see gender, effectively making her pansexual.
- Dakota Block from Grindhouse is cheating on her husband, but the fact that it's another woman she's having the affair with is overall a fairly unimportant piece of information, as her lover (played by Fergie) is essentially a non-character who gets killed early on. She ends up dating Cherry Darling, the one-legged stripper.
- Alluded to by Summer in (500) Days of Summer, who briefly mentions having been in a long-term relationship with a girl in the past.
- In Easy A, Olive's mother mentions that she slept with a whole bunch of people when she was young - mostly guys. And her dad casually mentions that he was "gay for a while".
- Bi The Way is the name of a documentary detailing this phenomenon.
- Willy Spino of the Apocalypse film series is hinted as being this in Judgment when he flirts with some men on his way to entering the court to testify against his half-sister Helen Hannah, who became a born-again Christian. In the previous film Revelation, Willy was hitting upon a blind woman who like him ended up taking the Mark of the Beast.
- Margot Tenenbaum from The Royal Tenenbaums has a flash back sequence of all her lovers, most are men, but one was another woman.
- Samantha James from Just Friends. She's in love with Chris to a Yandere degree, says she "likes girls" and kisses Darla on the lips.
- Hanna: Sophie, or at least she'll try it as the cool thing to do.
- In Higher Learning, it's never really made clear if Kristen is actually bisexual or just curious. Aside from the merest teasing of a sexual relationship with Taryn (although it's implied that they did), some hand holding, and a kiss (which may or may not have really happened), we only actually see her have sex with men. Though when she was having sex with her boyfriend she was thinking of Taryn.
- Estelle in Barbet Schroeder's hippie film More.
- Joe Therrian in The Anniversary Party. The party of the title is for the tenth anniversary of his marriage to Sally, and one of the guests is the male lover he used to live with. He also chases another woman or two in the course of the film.
- We're the Millers: Edie is fairly happily married to Don, but admits a few times to having gotten excited when she touched Rose's breasts.
- Camp X Ray: A lonely and sexually frustrated Private Cole checks out an issue of Penthouse in the bathroom immediately before propositioning her (male) superior officer.
- Walter Curnow from Arthur C. Clarke's novel 2010: Odyssey Two is described as being a "cheerfully well-adjusted polymorph" by Heywood Floyd, and he is interested romantically in Max Brailovsky, one of the Soviet cosmonauts.
- Captain Bel Thorne from Lois McMaster Bujold's Vorkosigan Saga is a bioengineered hermaphrodite who has had male and female lovers and was always monongamous and never played anyone of any sex off of someone of another. Gender was never an issue with Bel and it (Bel prefers to go by "it" primarily for the discomfort it causes) seemed to become attracted to people based primarily on their status as fellow Fish out of Water. Aral Vorkosigan is the same way; bisexual but subconsciously attracted to soldiers. He's had male lovers in the past, and been happily married for the past thirty-odd years. As his wife says, "[He] was bisexual. Now he's monogamous."
- Liir in Son of a Witch.
- A secondary character in Red Seas Under Red Skies casually mentions in conversation that he'll "try anything once". One or two background characters are revealed as gay in a similar way. Locke is mildly surprised at this particular person's admission, but nobody seems to think it's unusual. It's unclear so far whether this is normal in their society in general or just among the thieves and pirates, who are already going against society's norms somewhat.
- Ivy Tamwood from The Hollows.
- In Tanya Huff's The Enchantment Emporium many of the characters, including the main one, are from a family of witches, the Gales. Women far outnumber men and with a few exceptions most relationships are within the clan to both keep their magic powers from being diluted and to keep them a secret. This results in a lot of Romantic Two Girl Friendships.
- The vampire Henry Fitzroy in the Blood Books (also by Tanya Huff) is openly bisexual (and promiscuous, though this is mainly because he combines feeding with sex). People have a tendency to assume he's straight or gay, depending on which of his love interests they happen to know.
- Doctor Who Expanded Universe:
- Fitz, of the Eighth Doctor Adventures. He doesn't seem to be out to any of the other characters, but in one scene, the audience is privy to his thoughts about how much he'd like to have sex with Iris Wildthyme (a female Time Lord... or maybe just some woman with a TARDIS), or, actually, the Doctor. His first scene has him in his home era, the 1960s, idly daydreaming about life as a Radio Drama and gay marriage. Also, the Eighth Doctor, who, along rather the same lines, is stated to be bisexual in a blink-and-you'll-miss-it kind of way — Sam comments on how she's noticed him checking out men and women. He also mentions having been "more than friends" with Alan Turing (yes, the real person), gets embarrassed when he accidentally says he "loved Shakespeare" rather than "loves Shakespeare", and has an unusually close relationship with another male character. He also kisses and has implied but very obvious sex with a water nymph, and gets married to a brothel madame... you can see why the fans joke that he Really Gets Around, can't you? And the Doctor has actually kissed Fitz on the lips, on more than one occasion.
- Sam(antha) Jones, with a blink-and-you'll-miss-it reverence to her playing kinky bedroom games with a female character in the novel Seeing I.
- The 7th Doctor's companion Christopher Cwej from the Doctor Who New Adventures novels was revealed as bi in Russell T Davies' only contribution to the range before relaunching the TV show in 2005.
- Strange Angels (Crow) has Dante Valentine and Kaia Steelflower. Dante's motivation throughout the first book is to finally track down the demon that murdered the woman she loved. Later she's creeped out when kissed by another woman, but only because that other woman is the test tube baby of her former lover's genes and may have some of Danny's own genetic material. Kaia's ex-lover owns an inn she visits with her new love interest/unwanted baggage, and they kiss to greet each other; her ex-lover then teases her about how cute she finds Kaia's tagalong.
- Karadur of Dragon's Winter.
- In the fourth book of David Weber's Safehold series, A Mighty Fortress, Merlin Athrawes takes on a second identity to investigate matters in the Temple Lands. Part of this investigation involves making contact with the resident High-Class Call Girl, and taking part in the services she and her girls offer. Later, Merlin idly wonders if this is a case of being interested in the opposite sex or his original (female) identity being interested in other women.
- In I, Lucifer angels (including fallen angels) are bisexual, though their natural celestial form isn't physical. They can take on human forms occassionally. Several angels are mentioned as having been close.
- Chuck Bass in the Gossip Girl books. It's also hinted that Serena and Blair have a Friends with Benefits type thing going on.
- Bree Miller in J. Courtney Sullivan's Commencement, although she considers her relationship with Lara to be a case of If It's You, It's Okay.
- Star Trek Expanded Universe:
- In the novelisation of Star Trek The Motion Picture, parts of Kirk's "denial" that he and Spock are lovers can be read as this. In particular, he mentions that he finds his "best" gratification in women, which would indicate he has some basis for comparison...
- In Star Trek: Cold Equations Book III: The Body Electric, after T'Ryssa Chen's unsatisfactory breakup with Taurik, she thinks "And I thought dating girls was a headache".
- The Star Wars Expanded Universe has Goran and Madrit, better known as the Gay Mandos.
- Christopher "Kit" Marlowe in Elizabeth Bear's Promethean Tales series. Maybe William Shakespeare as well, although this may be a case of "It's okay if it's Kit Marlowe"
- Seregil and Alec, the main characters in Lynn Flewelling's Nightrunner series are openly bisexual (even if it takes young Alec a while to get over his Dalnan prudery). This appears to be quite normal in their chosen society as well as in Seregil's homeland, although most of the other named characters are hetero. It's partly dependant on religion - Dalna is a fertility god and so his priests frown on same-sex pairings; the other gods couldn't care less.
- In one of the early Sweep books, Morgan has a "Wiccan mind-meld" session with Sky Eventide and discovers she has feelings for her covenmate Raven. When Morgan brings it up to Hunter, Sky's cousin, he just shrugs it off and says "Sky likes who she likes." Apparently, so does Raven, because the two of them are soon dating, though it's a pretty tumultuous relationship.
- The Dresden Files:
- Anastasia Luccio, the tough-as-nails Warden Commander, swung both ways in her turbulent youth (before becoming firmly chaste). She also practically admits that she had a relationship with Lara Raith, of all people. Lara herself is canonically bisexual, though she falls more under a different trope.
- Justine starts a relationship with a woman in Ghost Story, though it's more so that she and Thomas can get around his weakness to love.
- Marcie and Andi hooked up in college, although we don't learn this until Aftermath. Andi has only dated men in the books themselves, and Marcie has gotten very little development.
- Sarah in Tales of an Mazing Girl, if you get enough alcohol, will have relationship with other women. Until she sleeps with the Flame, and doesn't need alcohol.
- Prior, one of the main characters in The Regeneration Trilogy. In the first book he meets the woman who will later become his fiancee. Then the second book opens with him picking up a man in a park and going home with him, and you find out that he's done this quite a lot before. Several of the other soldiers are implied to be bisexual as well, and the books talk a lot about what exactly this meant in World War One England.
- Siuan and Moiraine (both women) of The Wheel of Time were (hinted at and later confirmed) lovers in their youth; each now has an arguably Sudden Romance with a man.
- Tony in Impulse by Ellen Hopkins.
- Dag kissing Andy at the end of Douglas Coupland's Generation X (though it may have been an eccentric joke on Dag's part).
- Diane, Robin, Tomi, and Ivan in Memoirs Of A Beatnik.
- Bill from Junky by William S. Burroughs.
- Lucy, the protagonist from Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All.
- In Stephen King's The Stand, it's casually mentioned that Dayna Jurgens is bisexual. Stu Redman is flabbergasted by this.
- A Song of Ice and Fire:
- Daenerys, who deeply loved her husband and only considers men as potential partners, has many chapters randomly peppered with sex scenes with her handmaids. No one bats an eye at this.
- The rumor that Oberyn "The Red Viper" Martell is bisexual has only been mentioned once in the series and it does not affect his character in any way. To him, it seems like he is only interested in sex in general, seeing how often he comes by it.
- Oberyn's paramour seems to be bisexual, as she's aroused by the idea of the Queen in their bed. It's mentioned that they've been looking for a blond third partner for awhile.
- Rayojini in Burying the Shadow casually asks a woman to sleep with her where she has previously only shown the reader her interest in men. It is implied that this is normal in her culture, because the woman she asks isn't surprised or uninterested herself.
- Cira of A Brother's Price is very obviously interested in Jerin, and discusses whores - who in this world are women who are paid to have sex with other women, since men are rare - frankly with him. She mentions that she had a lover, the daughter of a whore and a crib captive, but it ended when Cira became Covered with Scars.
- Pretty much everyone in Tales of the Branion Realm, in which if a character is not married, they almost certainly have a same-sex relationship — and can switch off, for example when they're ready to have children, or conversely are past menopause or their spouse has died.
- Used in multiple layers in Marge Piercy's novel Woman On The Edge of Time. In an early chapter, both readers and the protagonist Connie believe the character Luciente is male. Connie asks if Luciente likes women, and Luciente replies "The most intense mating of my life was a woman named Diana [...] Mostly I've liked males". There is little reaction to this from Connie, but the trope is invoked again when Luciente is revealed to be female, and the fact that her "most intense mating" was with another woman is never questioned.
- Island in the Sea of Time:
- Swindapa was captured by the Iraiina during a failed attempt at avenging her wounded boyfriend, but after she's freed by Capt. Marian Alston, she becomes smitten with her. Luckily for her, Alston is a closeted lesbian who is attracted to her, so it all works out quite nicely, even if it does take a long time for the both of them to lay all their cards on the table.
- In the second book, Kathryn Hollard, one of the up-and-coming soldiers in Nantucket's army, is caught fooling around with a local girl in Babylon, but ends up marrying King Kashtiliash.
- Nicole "nickles" Hunsenmeier in Rubyfruit Jungle, adopted daughter of one of the main characters in Six of One.
- August and Lilac from Of Fear and Faith both fell in love (at first sight) with members of the opposite sex but have an unabashed attraction to one of their same sex teammates (Elin for Lilac and North for August).
- The dolls in The Dollmaker were created as companions for a man, though they seem to have more interest in one another.
- Ausiel Montoya in Nerve Zero is the ex of the protagonist's best (male) friend, and is later nonchalantly revealed to have a female ex as well.
- Eric Caldwell, the Knight Templar in Mr Blank, though it's unclear as to whether he was merely pretending to be bi for the sake of his contacts.
- Mona Ramsey (and later both DeDe and Beauchamp Day) in Tales of the City.
- In SA Swann's Emperors of the Twilight Evi Isham has slept with men before, and was unimpressed. She's not certain if it's because she doesn't like men or if it's because she always had to hide her true self. Diana Murphy knows she's a frankenstein and doesn't care, and Evi decides she doesn't care about Diana's gender either.
- Scillara in the Malazan Book of the Fallen. It's not even hinted at until Toll the Hounds, and she gets a designated (male) love interest soon afterwards, but she seems to have enjoyed her encounter with Blend.
- The titular Friday of the Robert A. Heinlein novel.
- A large chunk of the cast in My Dark And Fearsome Queen, most notably Erik, Ritu and Claire.
- Theron in Delia Sherman's The Fall of Kings. This used to be a requirement for Kingship back when there were kings.
- Magnus Bane. Later books in The Mortal Instruments as well as The Infernal Devices and The Bane Chronicles reveal that he dated and slept with men and women. Also describes himself as 'freewheling bisexual'. The Infernal Devices shows it at first with certain comments he makes about Will upon first meeting him and Tessa, and later makes it obvious when he is shown to have started a physical relationship with Woolsey Scott.
- Maks in The Poster Children. "You mean I can't have both?"
- Fever Crumb in the Mortal Engines prequels has a male love interest in the second book, and a female love interest in the third.
Live Action TV
- In one of the first examples on prime time American TV, Tim Bayliss on Homicide: Life on the Street was revealed to be bisexual in the fifth season.
- Alice on The L Word, although she laters falls victim to No Bisexuals. The same could be said for Jenny and Tina.
- Angela on Bones.
- Willow's vampire alter ego is in a relationship with vampire Xander, and shows an interest in her human counterpart.
- Implied Trope with Spike once in a off-hand comment; ''"Me and Angel have never been intimate...Well, except that one time—"
- Darla is mentioned to have had a threesome with Drusilla and the Immortal.
- Drusilla, because of above-mentioned incident with Darla, and she also shows some Foe Yay towards both Kendra and Lilah Morgan.
- Ziva David occasionally implies that she is bisexual, but since she's never actually expressed specific interest in another woman, it's far more likely that her remarks are purely designed to mess with resident Handsome Lech Tony's head.
- In the episode "UnSEALed" the team thought a SEAL's wife had been having an affair with another SEAL. Turned out it was actually with his wife. They never explicitly state she's bisexual, though it's more likely than both women being married to The Beard.
- Anna in Chuck. It takes three episodes from some time apart to establish it: When introduced, she's among a group of otherwise-male coworkers. One says that their friend has the opportunity to have sex with a beautiful woman, 'as none of you ever will.' Anna says "speak for yourself." Much later, she's dating male character Morgan. Some time after she begins, Morgan thinks she's cheating with another guy, and a work buddy says "Maybe it's not a guy," and only then does it become clear that The Powers That Be didn't forget about that one-liner from so long ago.
- The first non-pilot episode of Being Human mentioned that Mitchell has "fallen off the wagon" onto men as well as women, and had a threesome with Herrick, his sire. It is not 100% certain that this involved sex, but it seems like a safe bet given what we know. Judging by his lines in the pilot when they were Mistaken for Gay, George doesn't seem to know.
- Inara in Firefly has male and female clients. Admittedly she doesn't have to be attracted to her clients, but it's mentioned that Companions pick and choose their clients quite deliberately.
- Alistair of Huge mentions that he prefers to take people as people with no attention paid to gender.
- Susan Ivanova of Babylon 5 is suddenly revealed as bisexual (to the extent it was possible to do so on syndicated TV in 1995, anyway) in an episode that deals with her girlfriend Talia being a brainwashed spy. In a previous episode, she had been shown to have had at least one relationship with a man (and to be willing to consider rekindling it). Word of God confirms that Ivanova and Talia were, in fact, lovers, and that Ivanova was definitely bisexual.
- Battlestar Galactica:
- Felix Gaeta. Maybe, it's possible the female Cylon he dated was him in denial. The webisode series "Sleeping with the enemy" showed Gaeta as having an affair with Lt. Hoshi, another male bridge officer. He also had an affair with a Sharon (Eight) cylon during the occupation of New Caprica, but the scenes conveying that ended up getting cut. The only part of this backstory that made it into the regular series was the particularly betrayed expression Lt. Hoshi gave Gaeta when the latter tried to stage a mutiny.
- Number 3 and Number 6 seem rather relaxed about it, sharing a bed with Balthar and each other. It's never commented upon any further. Word of God is that all the Human Cylons are bisexual.
- Sister Clarice Willow in Caprica is in a group marriage, and is shown sharing a bed with two men and another woman. The series establishes that the people of the Twelve Colonies did not have a concept of sexual orientation and that things like same-sex marriages were not considered unusual in any way (group marriages were also legal, but considered eccentric). Thus nobody felt the need to rationalize their sexuality, they just went with whatever worked for them.
- The Drew Carey Show:
Drew: Oh, you're bisexual! That explains why you were so good with my nipples!
- Drew sleeps with a woman who casually mentions that he is her first male partner in some time. He is surprised but gets over it quickly.
- Drew brings a lesbian friend of his to a wedding, and they both mention to each other that they met someone. Then they both point to the same girl.
- Drew himself is in a coma in one episode and must choose leave the Lotus-Eater Machine-y dream world to survive. He asks his scheduler (Mimi!) what's on today's agenda, and he's told "at 2:00, you have a threesome, at 3:00, you have a foursome, and at 4:00... [checks schedule] ...sex with George Clooney." When Drew starts to protest, Mimi says "It's okay, there's no one here to judge."
- Gretchen in Heroes. Interestingly, this was because Claire assumed she was just a lesbian, and she explained she'd dated more guys than girls. And later, Claire herself.
- Even though he spends most (probably 90% of the entire series) of his time in a relationship with Mr. Lahey, Randy from Trailer Park Boys likes women too. As Bubbles says, shielding his eyes from the website Randy just opened, he "likes all sorts of stuff".
- Julia McNamara in Nip/Tuck.
- Alex Kelly in The O.C..
- Dr. Callie Torres in Grey's Anatomy.
- Olivia Spencer in Guiding Light (played by bisexual actress Crystal Chappell).
- Cara in Legend of the Seeker. It's implied that many or even all Mord Sith are this.
- Sex and the City:
Carrie: How does that work? You go to bed one night, wake up the next morning and poof, you're a lesbian?
- Discussed in one episode, in which Samantha announces, out of the blue, that she is in a relationship with a woman (played by Brazilian actress Sonia Braga) though the girls, who have apparently never heard of bisexuals, take it as more of a sudden sexual preference switch:
Miranda: Oh, I forgot to tell you, I'm a fire hydrant!
Carrie: Yeah, I'm a shoe! I always wanted to be one and poof, now I am!
- Lindsey from Queer as Folk puts her relationship with long time partner Melanie in trouble when she has an affair with a man. She also has a long standing unrequited love for Brian Kinney.
- Jane of Painkiller Jane, in the second episode (in a monologue):
Jane: What I could really use right now? Big distractions. Like, tequila shots and a dirty weekend with Brad Pitt. And Angelina Jolie.
- In an episode of Peep Show Sophie tells Jeremy she's only had sex with four men: "Four?! I've had sex with more men than that." Jeremy and Super Hans also compete over which one of them can get favours from their male teenage bandmate.
- Dean Pelton from Community. "I go both ways." indeed.
- Warehouse 13: Apparently (female) H.G. Wells is bisexual, with a nonchalant coming out.
H.G.: Oh, I know a bit about the opposite sex. Many of my lovers were men.
- Thirteen from House.
- Doctor Who:
Jack: (referring to Rose being affectionate with Mickey) Aw, sweet. Look at these two... How come I never get any of that?
- The Doctor was first portrayed as bisexual in the Eighth Doctor Adventures novels (see Literature). When the new series started, the Ninth Doctor immediately proceeded to flirt with (Extreme Omnisexual) companion Jack, and the two shared a kiss in the season finale. Although the Tenth Doctor never got more than a bit of a flirt with men, Eleven is rather overtly bisexual (which many other characters also notice), randomly babbles about men fancying him and happily snogs his male companion Rory for no reason. Word of God has it that gender is fluid for Gallifreyans and not really a factor for them when it comes to attraction.
Ninth Doctor: Buy me a drink first.
Jack: Such hard work.
Ninth Doctor: (smiling) But worth it!
- William Shakespeare is hinted at being this during "The Shakespeare Code", leading the Doctor to quip that "fifty-seven academics just punched the air" (one of the series' many Historical In Jokes as more than a few historians speculate about this regarding the real Shakespeare - with Sonnet 57 being part of their evidence).
- Ten had his moments, particularly this blink-and-you'll-miss-it line in "Daleks in Manhattan" upon being reunited with Martha and Frank (guest star Andrew Garfield)
Tenth Doctor: Yeah, well, you can kiss me later. You too, Frank, if you want.
- Steven Moffat wrote a tweet confirming River Song's bisexuality.
- In Torchwood, Everyone Is Bi in the main cast, although each of them in a different way. Jack is properly omnisexual, Gwen is mostly straight but snogs a woman while under alien mind control, Tosh has one relationship with a woman and several with men (although all are equally doomed due to her Cartwright Curse), Owen is up for anything, and Ianto tells his sister "it's not men, just [Jack]". That said, he's openly interested in men in the novels, and it's strongly implied from what his sister says in Children of Earth: Day Five he's a consummate liar.
- Glee: Brittany had long-term relationships with men and women, but the show spent a lot of time never using the word bi to describer her, instead using euphemisms like "bilingual". Santana eventually uses the word bisexual to describer her after they break up.
Phoebe: Say something, say anything. Ask her out, she's not your cousin.
- Phoebe has shown attraction to women a number of times. Just one example is when she was presented with the hypothetical question of who she would rather have a relationship with between Rachel and Monica and immediately blurted out "Rachel!" without taking time to think.
- In the episode with Ross and Monica's hot cousin (Denise Richards) every time she flips her hair the scene goes into slow motion and Barry White's "I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby" starts playing. Chandler and Ross (yes, Ross) can't help but stare... and neither can Phoebe.
- True Blood: Eric Northman.
- On How I Met Your Mother Lily has, on several occasions, suggested that she's sexually attracted to her female friend Robin, saying "a woman's sexuality is a moving target." However, since Lily and Marshall are so completely monogamous for each other, this never really becomes a plot point.
- In Black Sails, several characters, primary and secondary, are in turn revealed to be bisexual, first Eleanor, then Anne Bonny and finally Flint and Hamilton.
- Hellcats flirted with this. Marti mentioned in passing having a teenage crush on Tori Amos and Alice mentions in one episode that she wouldn't kick Milla Jojovich out of bed.
- Gina in The George Lopez Show. In the episode after Randy dumps Benny, she tells Benny that "you don't need a man to have sex" and makes a suggestive face.
- Jane on Coupling casually reveals she's bisexual in the first episode, and it's brought up plenty of times later in the series. Jane does not seem to grasp the concept of bisexuality (or vegetarianism, or abstinence, or...); she believes that since she's bisexual , gay men are allowed to sleep with her.
- Jane from Happy Endings is revealed to have had serious relationships with women in college.
- Sanctuary: Magnus: "I haven't been kissed like that in a very long time."
- Revenge: In 1x07, you find out both Nolan and Tyler are bisexual. Also, they're screwing.
- The Todd from Scrubs, of the Anything That Moves variety.
- Karen Walker from Will and Grace has expressed attraction to women, and Grace in particular, on multiple occasions. Although, considering this is Karen we're talking about, her sexual preferences drift away from "bisexual" into "Anything That Moves" or "Too Drunk to Tell the Difference," frequently.
- Nina Van Horne from Just Shoot Me! is said to be wrong for Denis Finch's father because "all his life he's had one woman, she's had five". And that's just the ones Denis knows about.
- Lost Girl:
- Bo is a succubus who feeds on sexual energy which she can drain from men and women alike. She doesn't really seem to prefer one or the other. Of her two main love interests in the show, one is a man and the other is a woman. She also has a threesome twice, so both of those women as well.
- Tamsin and The Morrigan, though the latter is a Depraved Bisexual.
- Shaz in Ashes to Ashes.
- The Big Bang Theory:
- Raj is obviously attracted to women and wants to date them, but he has also shown sexual and romantic interests towards men. When confronted about his preference in "The Transporter Malfunction" he denies being anything other than metrosexual.
- Amy is attracted to both Sheldon and Penny, although her crush on Penny is Played for Laughs due to how awkward her flirting tactics are.
- DS James Hathaway of Lewis may be this, from what is implied during 'Life Born of Fire.' He's shown to have 3 female love interests, but his implied religious conflicts and past homophobia could suggest he was closeted.
Hathaway: What, that there's boys and girls and a nice, neat straight line down the middle, and gay's if you like shoes and musicals and straight's if you read Loaded and eat Yorkie bars? (...) Well have you got some finer definition then, sir?
- It's implied with Dave in Titus.
- Sam Marquez in Las Vegas. After it seems like she and Mary may have slept together after frequenting a strip club the night before, Mary contends that neither of them is actually gay. When prompted, Sam responds that she always thought it was the person you fall in love with, not the person's sex.
- Ragnar from Vikings is pretty excited and eager about inviting Athelstan to have sex with him and his wife, Lagertha, and seems disappointed when Athelstan turns them down.
- Cosima and Delphine in Orphan Black. We've only got Word of God for Cosima (her only onscreen partner has been a woman), and Word of God similarly lists Delphine as a case of If It's You, It's Okay. Delphine does say that bisexuality is something she had never considered until she met Cosima.
- Stahma Tarr and Kenya Rosewater of Defiance have a brief fling after Stahma visits the Need/Want to get Kenya to teach her son about sex.
- Anna Taggaro from the second season of One Tree Hill.
- House of Cards (US) has the surprising example of Frank Underwood, a married Congressman in his 50s who had an intimate relationship with a college buddy that wasn't simple experimentation. In the show's second season, he has a threesome with his wife and male bodyguard.
- The punchline of Victoria Wood's parody of Brief Encounter is that after Alec leaves for Africa, Laura decides to run off with Dolly instead.
- The Fall: Stella quite suddenly kisses Reed to get rid of her male suitor in a bar, then goes off to have sex with her, but Reed backs out upon reaching Stella's hotel room.
- Piper and Morello from Orange Is The New Black. Some of the other prisoners might be too, or they might just be settling for what's available in the all-female setting of a women's prison.
- Sarah from Transparent.
- Clarke from The 100: She had a brief romance with Finn in Season 1 and shared a kiss with Lexa in Season 2.
- In the video of "San Francisco" by Train it is revealed in the end that the marriage that Monahan is rushing to prevent is between his ex-girlfriend and another woman.
- While Jimmy Jacobs loved Lacey and wanted to make sure their relationship was not based on lust after they slept together, he later propositioned sex to Adam Cole on twitter.
- In Rocket Age the Silthuri caste and Julandri Courtesans of Mars are naturally bisexual. Regular Julandri are also encouraged towards a specific gender by their masters to control the future population, which implies a degree of flexibility.
- Seems to be the norm in Pathfinder's world of Golarion, as the writers have said that the iconic characters can be considered to be bisexual until indicated otherwise.
- In a game series with as much Ho Yay as Metal Gear Solid, it's hard to make any clear conclusions about the sexuality of any character. An exception is the marine commander Scott Dolph, who was a lover of Vamp and had at least one grown daughter. Vamp is pure Depraved Bisexual, though, as is Volgin.
- Endrance/Elk of the .hack series. Both Mia and Haseo become the objects of his affection.
- Phantasy Star Portable reveals that Headmaster Nav is an equal-opportunity Dirty Old Man. He just appreciates the "human" form, male or female. He's sympathetic, one of the good guys, and like most Dirty Old Man characters doesn't go much beyond pinching and flirting.
- Ayla from Chrono Trigger informs the party, "Me like strong person, man, woman, both like" in the DS port.
- Of the three romances in Jade Empire, two (Silk Fox and Sky) are bisexual.
- Mass Effect:
- This is part of the asari hat, as the asari are a One-Gender Race who prefer to breed with other species, regardless of gender, to increase their genetic diversity. Asari squadmate Liara T'Soni can be romanced by Shepard regardless of their gender.
- Kelly Chambers isn't just attracted to humans, but virtually any sapient beings.
- Kaidan Alenko is a romance option for both male and female Shepard in the third game.
- Shepard can be played this way - female Shepard tends to do so more easily, since the only Gay Option in 1 (without modding) is Liara, but with Cortez and Kaidan in 3 it's possible for a male Shepard to decide, after romancing only women in the first two games, that he'd like to romance a dude for a change.
- Teruteru from Super Danganronpa 2 is quite obsessed with the girls, but during the Beach Episode he offers to apply suntan lotion to everyone - only to get Nekomaru, a very large and muscular man, to accept. He initially hesitates, but then says "Well, my tastes are quite open!" and does it anyway. Nekomaru even mentions the strong sexual pulse he's feeling from Teruteru.
- Dragon Age:
- Leliana from Dragon Age: Origins can fall for a male or female protagonist, and has a relationship with a woman in her past (or, at least, a woman she was in love with). She outs herself quite casually when her disposition is high enough. Likewise, Zevran is also bisexual, as well as a Chivalrous Pervert. One that comes completely out of left field is Branka, Oghren's wife.
- In Dragon Age II the creators use the term "subjective sexuality" that basically means that a party member will exhibit interest in the player character's gender if the player character makes a move on them. The only exception is Sebastian Vael who can only be romanced by female characters.
- Notably, if you romance Anders as male Hawke, then he mentions that he used to be in a relationship with Karl; if you're female, he never indicates being attracted to men at all. This caused some controversy when combined with his characterization in Dragon Age: Origins – Awakening as a womanizer. Fenris and Merrill are also romanceable by either gender, but showed no real signs of their sexual orientation before the opportunity to flirt with them arises. Isabela, on the other hand, will openly sleep with Anything That Moves.
- Iron Bull and Josephine from Dragon Age: Inquisition are interested in men and women.
- Fallout 2, Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas all have this option for the player character (though 3 only has it for female characters). Fallout 3 has the "Black Widow" and "Lady Killer" perks, that give you a boost to the damage against and additional dialog options with (some NPCs of) the opposite sex, while New Vegas adds "Confirmed Bachelor" and "Cherchez La Femme" which does it for the same gender, and yes, you can pick both perks applicable. Probably the most prominent NPC who embodies this trope is Cass, who certainly likes guys, but will confess that when she's drunk enough she doesn't care who climbs into bed with her, male or female.
- Garlot (Gulcasa) in Blaze Union, though this is very lightly implied in the other games he's in as well. There are two endings to Blaze where he is paired up with someone, and the distinct victors are Nessiah (in the canon ending) and Siskier. In all the other endings, he has a vast Unwanted Harem of multiple sexes to choose from.
- Aphrodite in God of War III will openly flirt with Kratos, but she's not above having a good time with her two beautiful handmaidens.
- Litchi Faye-Ling, who is head-over-heels-in-love with a former research colleague (who is now Arakune), but has been shown to be... highly appreciative of her fellow female cast members (except Rachel and Tao), mostly when she's drunk. Though they're all non canon, she has managed to get Noel in very fetishistic Cosplay outfits twice, and Tsubaki once. Then again, that may have been her panda hariclip controlling her...
- Squirrel Beastkin Girl Makoto Nanaya is all but outright stated to be bisexual, with her fetishes ranging from the mundane to the outright bizarre. Between her protectiveness of Noel and Tsubaki, her Ship Tease with Jin that borders on Matchmaker Crush (as she ships him with Tsubaki openly), an implied past relationship with Kagura Mutsuki, kissing Mai in the Heart Remix manga, and even getting touchy-feely with Carl and Platinum... she's all over the place.
- Fire Emblem Awakening:
- Kjelle can end up with any of the male kids from the future if you wish so, but in one of the Scrambles she seemed to have a crush on Severa. Then it turned out Kjelle was drunk. And THEN it turned out she had consumed... a Truth Serum instead: she wasn't drunk, she was telling the truth.
- Hot Witch Tharja's attraction to The Avatar is set on stone - regardless of said Avatar's gender.
- Frederick can marry all the girls from the first generation (and is a potential dad for both Severa and Kjelle), but his thoughts on his lord of liege Chrom are... intense, so to say. So much that one of said love interests points it out in his love confession to her.
- Hana from Fear Effect.
- In Quest for Glory V, if you offer an engagement ring to Rakeesh he comments that he would consider it, if he were not already married.
- If you play the main character as female in Knights of the Old Republic, you can have romance storylines with either Carth or Juhani. Due to a bug, Juhani was this in the original release of the game, but was later patched out to make her lesbian.
- Every single character that the PC can marry in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is bisexual.
- In The Last Story it is heavily implied that Syrenne is this. She's the world's biggest Tsundere for Lowell and loves to tease Zael but she also gets some Fanservicey conversations with Calista and, during one dungeon, openly declares her wish to take a bath with Mirania, noting her smooth, silky skin as an attractive feature.
- In World of Warcraft, during a quest called The Day that Deathwing Came: What Really Happened, a male orc named Martek the Exiled must choose a companion from a group of admirers/former lovers - one of whom is a male blood elf. Also, male pandaren Tenwu of the Red Smoke and Ren Firetongue will flirt heavily with you, regardless of your character's gender. Drek'Thar in the Warlords of Draenor expansion will similarly flirt with a player character of either gender.
- An NPC named Andy first appeared in Pokémon Black and White as a Ferris Wheel partner for the male player character (albeit censored in translation). In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, he's a Ferris Wheel partner for the female player character, and even mentions his great romance from two years prior.
- Princess Penny of Dokapon Kingdom doesn't seem to mind which gender the player who wins is. Her father, on the other hand, doesn't want to have two girls married in public.
- Persona 2 has the protagonist of the first half, Tatsuya Suou. At one point in the game, he is asked who he likes, and gets a choice between any of the party members - however, the main choices are Lisa Silverman or Maya Amano... and Jun Kurosu, a guy whose relationship with Tatsuya is like Heterosexual Life-Partners but decidedly more romantic. All of these options are equally valid and, while Tatsuya has some degree of attraction to Lisa in the backstory and is very upset when Maya dies at the end of the game, two of the game's developers believe that Tatsuya/Jun is the canon pairing. note
- In Saints Row IV, nearly every human member of the cast can be romanced by a Boss of either gender. Outside of that, Matt Miller has a poorly-concealed crush on Nyteblade as well as Asha and Kinzie.
- Borderlands 2:
- Axton the Soldier. When being revived (or doing the reviving) he was only supposed to flirt with Maya, but some code got misplaced, so now he flirts with whoever he's revived/revived by. By the time the Dragon's Keep DLC was released, Gearbox Software (the makers of the game) decided to Throw It In, canonizing his bisexuality. When asked on what he's going to spend his share of the treasure on, he replies "Guns and ladies...and sometimes dudes."
- Moxxi seems to have slept with every other man or woman in Pandora, with a lot of people asking the player if she's ever talked about them. This ranges from bandits such as Mr. Shank to Pirate Girl Captain Scarlet and even at one point Handsome Jack.
- Both Isabella and Rakesh are open to dating either Max or Anne in Roommates. The former borders on Anything That Moves, while the latter finds beauty in everything.
- In The Elder Scrolls Online Jakarn, the Loveable Rogue you recruit for Kaleen, is a notorious womanizer, but refers to the player character as "Good Looking" regardless of gender, and when you first encounter him he states "If I found a handsome guy trapped in a cell, I'd free him." He continues to flirt with you throughout your encounters and in one quest, he refers to a vision of an insane male cultist as "Well Dressed".
- Michelle in Harvest Moon: A New Beginning is implied to be this. If you show her the blue feather when playing as a girl, she implies that she's been proposed to numerous times by both men and women, and doesn't want a relationship getting in the way of her friendship with you. Sadly, there's no way to actually romance her when playing as a girl—unless you decide to crossdress a male character.
- In Pillars of Eternity, this is possible for the Watcher, and seems to be the case for Walking Spoiler Iovara — she has a Multiple-Choice Past shaped by player decisions in past life visions, but lovers of either gender are a possibility.
- Fate/stay night and its many spinoffs have quite a few examples:
"Huh, I didn't know I swung this way"
- In the original visual novel, Rin Tohsaka notes that she's attracted to both Shirou and Saber. The Unlimited Blade Works "harem" ending illustrates it; it's not Shirou's harem, but Rin's.
Gilgamesh: A true hero is not concerned with the likes of male and female!
- Rider has a crush on Ayako in Fate/hollow ataraxia as well as being in love with Shirou. In the Hanafuda mini game, Gilgamesh is also revealed to be bi- or pansexual when he meets his younger self. Though this makes sense with the epic Ho Yay with him and Enkidu in the original story. And re-enforced with Enkidu's appearance in Fate/strange fake.
- The prequel, Fate/Zero, also has a bisexual Rider, which is hardly surpising considering his identity. (Word of God confirms that he had sex with his master, the male Waver Velvet, at very least once). Caster is also confirmed to be bisexual, but his case is a different trope altogether: he mentions that he likes pretty looking boys (like Ryuunosuke) and tomboyish girls (like Joan of Arc).
- Then there is Fate/EXTRA, where both the playable Saber and Caster will fall in love with the protagonist regardless of their gender (though if the protagonist is a girl, Caster will note that she'd be at a bit more ease if the protagonist was a man and that she could always use her magic to "make everything better"). Saber, on the other hand, openly states that gender doesn't matter to her when it comes to love.
- Hatoful Boyfriend's Sakazaki Yuuya is either bisexual-favoring-women or relaxed enough about his sexuality to joke about sometimes falling for men. Either explanation would fit him.
"I'm always straight, in love... well, most of the time."
- Kurugaya of Little Busters!. While nobody ever thinks to put a name to it or seems all that concerned, she flirts with girls or comments on their cuteness very often, and tells Riki at one point that she couldn't share a room with Kud because she wouldn't be able to hold herself back; Riki takes her at her word immediately. Yet she also flirts with and later falls for Riki. Given one of her earliest lines is 'I like cute things, you see,' and given her targets of choice, she seems to just like cuteness regardless of gender.
- Kurugaya is heavily implied to be asexual. The reason why she comes off as bisexual is because attraction to either gender is equally fake to her.
- In Umineko: When They Cry, Sayo Yasuda is this, being in love with Battler, George (as Shannon) and Jessica (as Kanon). At one point they state that they're willing to fall in love with anyone who shows them kindness regardless of gender.
- School Days: During the Harem Ending of the game, Kotonoha gives Sekai a rather tender kiss after the Rooftop Sex scene between them and Makoto.
- Marc and Jesse Fans!. Alisin and probably Slake as well, with the caveat that Alisin was nastier in her younger days and Slake has fallen in with some bad crowds.
- Fox from Friendly Hostility.
- Rabbit from Skins. He flirts with both Jordan, his female Captain and is also in love with Tyr, a male werewolf. Heavily implied that he's into threesomes with girls and guys.
- Cecilia van Peck from Nukees.
- Dora Bianchi from Questionable Content is by no means in the closet and has very loudly and with a great deal of Squee checked out girls she likes, and was in a committed, monogamous relationship with a man for months. One of the Fanon's great debates was how long it would be before Tai made a move (not that long, as it turned out).
- Shelly from Wapsi Square.
- From the two Umlaut House series, Jake, Amanda, Pierce, Alice, Jake, and Pierce. Volair and Dr. Sisyphus... not so much.
- At least half of the cast of Ménage ŕ 3 are bisexual to varying degrees. Matt and Zii are perhaps the most obvious examples from among the major characters, but... Well, see the comic's own page.
- Most of the main characters of Skewed Reality.
- Arthur, King of Time and Space:
- Nay and Charlie from Khaos Komix.
- T-Bob, Kim, Vanessa, and Nancy from Something*Positive; even Monette's grown out of her Anything That Moves phase. Vanessa mentions how much she loves strip clubs after she started dating Davan with basically no reaction, presumably having mentioned it off scene.
- Angela and Heather from Punch an' Pie, the former having also appeared in Queen of Wands. Angela came out to Heather by referring to an ex as "he", and Heather's reaction was roughly, "Hey, that's cool, I wish it were easier to do that." Heather herself jokingly strings along a guy who asks if she has a man at home by saying that she has a girl at home. He apologizes for not realizing she was a lesbian, and she corrects him by cheerfully saying that she's "bi... and taken."
- Chelsea and Corrine "Melpomene" Chattan from Clan of the Cats and Melpomene.
- Zoe and Nina from Venus Envy. Nina replies to Zoe's admission (forced out of her by Lisa) with "Really? Me too."
- Haley Starshine in The Order of the Stick. It's implied she had at least one female lover, mentioning a "Rachel" in the context of people who've left her (although it's not clear, since that category also includes her mother who was murdered when Haley was young). Her Latent Bisexuality shows up in a discussion between various aspects of her personality, confession once to kissing a girl.
Haley (to herself): OK, more than once!
- Penny and Aggie:
Aggie: You could have given me some warning. Told me you were bi.
- Lisa, long suspected within the fandom, her bisexuality (after a fashion) comes up during an argument with her best friend Aggie after, due to a misunderstanding, Lisa tries to interest her in casual making out:
Lisa: I'm not! Usually. I'm just...open. Whatev, you know? Screw labels.
- Penny and Aggie themselves go this route eventually.
- Jamie in Girls with Slingshots. More bi-romantic than bisexual, since she likes girls but doesn't like sex with girls.
- Sam of The Space Between has apparently had sex with another girl at least once while drunk.
- Gin of Gai Gin regularly ogles the lesbian couple with whom she is friends, but is in a happily monogamous relationship with her boyfriend Pyon (though she's a Yaoi Fangirl to the point that she wished resident Jerk Ass Kitsunefoxy wasn't lying when she tried to spread rumours that Pyon was secretly gay).
- Jim and Lorne from Skin Deep, although it's unclear if it's a case of Bi The Way or If It's You, It's Okay, as their other mentioned romantic interests have been female.
- Kelli from World of Fizz has been dating Dawn since one of the earliest arcs and has erotic dreams about Tim.
- Jillian in Erfworld is in love with both Ansom and Wanda, which causes no small amount of difficulty since they're on opposite sides. Wanda isn't above using sex to distract her (male) boss, but Jillian is the only person she's shown anything resembling romantic interest in. Though in this world sex has absolutely nothing to do with reproduction, so it might not matter.
- Lenny from Our Little Adventure was revealed to be interested in men at some point, but went back to women because he found men too teasing. This might be Played for Laughs as a throwaway joke though.
- Kevin from Overlord Academy.
- Bittersweet Candy Bowl, David adores Abbey according to the chart. And this◊ or this makes it seem that David likes touching Abbey while having fun. Plus, Jessica, who has shown interest in Lucy.
- Wright as Rayne's main character, Alex Rayne; according to one comment he prefers men.
- Cho, Mindi, Dark and Heyoka from Kagerou are all confirmed bisexual by Word of God, but it hasn't really come up in story. Kano, meanwhile, is just "completely fucking confused" no doubt partly cause by the multiple people running around in his head, including the aforementioned Dark.
- Blue from Shinigami Death Punch hits on men and women indiscriminately, not that anybody seems to pay him much mind at this point.
- Eerie Cuties: Brooke has conflicted feelings toward Layla. While the two of them are friends, they're not too fond of each other. Yet, Brooke secretly harbors unrequited feelings for her, since knows Layla is straight. At the same time, she's admitted having an attraction to Layla's boyfriend, Kade, and has dated Ace several times on and off.
- Anais from Curvy is an unashamed Yaoi Fangirl, and has gotten busy with men and women.
- Iri, one of the main protagonists of Wayfarers Moon, though her preference is a bit more complicated due to the high fantasy setting: Word of God is that she's only interested in female humans, but elves of either gender seem to appeal equally to her (her only canonically established lovers to date are a human female and a male elf).
- Niels has Niels, Peter, and Duncan, with Billy leaning strongly towards lesbian but having some interest in guys and the confirmation that Agent 300 does in fact like guys, even though he prefers the ladies. Duncan's wife Natalie, although somewhat biromatic, has been confirmed to be firmly in the straight camp. Duncan, although currently out, used to be massively closeted, and is still a little uncomfortable about showing anyone but Niels and Natalie that he likes guys.
- Sparrow and Naomi, in Dykes To Watch Out For. Sparrow at one point described herself as a "bisexual lesbian" which raises a few eyebrows. Although given that Stuart is the only man she's been shown to date, it may be more of an If It's You, It's Okay situation.
- Homestuck: All of the trolls aside from Kanaya. Probably also Jake, who seems mostly interested in girls but does date a boy briefly.
- Gunnerkrigg Court:
- Applies to both Harmony and Marlene of Jet Dream after their sex changes, but not the other T-Girls. Cookie is more Anything That Moves, while Petite becomes a Good Bad Girl who's only interested in men.
- Most of the cast of Shortpacked! have been involved with or attracted to men and women.
Amber: I can't believe I'm the only straight person I know.
Ethan: I wish you'd stop shoving your lifestyle into our faces.
- Dumbing of Age:
- Billie fawns over and attempts to make out with Sal while drunk, only days after Walky had joked about the possibility. Her own confusion over her apparent attraction to Ruth even after attempting to report her for bullying and basically sexually harassing her eventually leads to, after reconciling, Ruth and Billie having a go at a relationship.
- Robin is attracted to Leslie in this canon too, despite being a Republican Congresswoman running on a "family values" platform.
- Danny, which even he may not have been aware of until this strip.
- Issac of Namir Deiter mentions having dated men in exactly one panel (while talking to Blue's gay boss), and hasn't been brought up in the comic since, despite the obvious setup.
- Ellen of El Goonish Shive was bisexual, but has since identified as lesbian. In general, changing straight people's sex (quite common in this webcomic) wreaks havoc on their sexuality.
- In When She Was Bad, Tabitha casually reveals to Gail that she's dated boys and girls in the past.
- Nikki Danton of The Scumthorpe Files has been confirmed bisexual by Word of Gay. Since she's a preteen right now, though, she's only had one crush, on a boy.
- Heroes Of Thantopolis Helene's character page lists her as Bisexual
- Commander Badass of Manly Guys Doing Manly Things casually revealedthat he's dated men in his past, much to Mad Max's shock. Shock turning to horror and panic when it becomes apparent that Max was the only person at that barbeque who hadn't been with a man.
- In The Gamers Alliance, Ax, Leon and Ronove like guys and girls. Ax is somewhat confused over this although she has admitted to herself that she used to be quite attracted to Queen Shyla (and still can't quite get the queen out of her mind), Leon ended up disowned when his father found out about it, and in Ronove's case the bisexuality foreshadowed that he was a demon because demons are bisexual by nature.
- The Whateley Universe has a few of them, like Chaka, Belphoebe, and Fey. Sara skirts the line, and is more clearly lesbian.
- Implied by Word of God: Raimi Matthews from Broken Saints. While there is no reference to it in the actual story, writer Brooke Burgess (apart from constantly lampshading the Raimi/Oran Ho Yay) has something interesting to say in the commentary track to Chapter 18, Act 1. When Raimi is getting a tarot card reading from Cielle, The Magician card is involved. Brooke Burgess lists "ambiguous sexuality" as one of the traits Raimi shares with The Magician, saying it's something happening with a lot of young men these days, and he wanted that expressed in Raimi. Of course, that didn't really work, as the only hint that Raimi is anything other than straight is aforementioned Ho Yay.
- Nikolai from Sapphire kills two birds with one stone when he tells Alec that both he and Boris were bisexual for one another.
- Crops up fairly frequently in Survival of the Fittest, the earliest being Wednesday Ryan. Notable recent examples include Orn "Dutchy" Ayers, Felicia Carmichael, Brendan Wallace, Peter Sui, and most of the more, ahem...flirty girls; it's become a running joke among the board that any girl that wants instant approval for the game must be bisexual.
- DC Nation Original Characters Hotshot and Fauna. Hotshot is much more overt about it, while Fauna is a Covert Pervert.
- Hailey from Darwins Soldiers is bisexual, even having a crush on her best friend at one point as well.
- Apollo in Thalia's Musings. His relationships with men were no more or less dysfunctional than the ones he's had with women.
- Quite a few characters from That Guy with the Glasses, the ones that aren't Depraved Bisexuals, anyway:
- The Nostalgia Chick calls herself only "ostensibly straight", is glad to nearly kiss MarzGurl by eating a cookie with her, and flirts back with Dr. Tease.
- The Nostalgia Critic went to prom (or at least tried) with a guy, is a Sissy Villain, never said what gender his stalker was, and has a lot of crushes on men.
- Benzaie, if the jokes about him wanting to touch some guys weren't a giveaway, is this both in and out of character.
- Iron Liz, Nella and Holly (the head of the site) are also bisexual, as is Jillian of Team Snob.
- He may or may not be in reality (plus you have no chance anymore because he's married to his lady), but Doug Walker is very committed to hitting on men and women as much as humanly possible.
- On top of him going straight to seductive Puppy-Dog Eyes with Tacoma, cuddling him when he's sick and nearly swooning with glee when he realizes Carl actually cares, Donnie DuPre in Demo Reel had a whole episode dedicated to him having extremely unsubtle affair-subtext-romances with two men. We even got him asking for Slash Fic and sucking on Pocky as bonuses!
- Two-thirds of the crew in Guts and Sass: An Anti-Epic are bi, and most of the men come from cultures where no one bats an eye. There is minimal distinction between shades of sexual preference and no analogue to modern sexual identification.
- Diamond, a superheroine from the Global Guardians PBEM Universe, was in a long-term committed relationship with another woman (the super-strong heroine Vindicator) for nearly ten years. Within a year after her breakup with Vindicator, Diamond had entered a semi-permanent relationship with the very male Stone.
- Regent/Alec from Worm mentions having sex with boys and girls in Interlude 10 (the nonbonus one).
- Lightning Dust's Dr. James Melfton is bi according to the author.
- End Times's Trace Roth outed herself to the audience while listing actors that she'd bang—her final offer is Amanda Tapping.
Harry: I don't swing that way.
Trace: Well, I don't discriminate.
- Family Guy:
- Lois Griffin makes offhand references to past relationships with women that only go on as long as the joke demands and then are promptly forgotten by everyone else as soon as the joke is done. Though she is normally shown lusting openly after men, she quietly works in homosexual behaviour whenever she thinks she can get away with it. In the pilot episode for The Cleveland Show, Cleveland asks Lois and Bonnie to make out, as his last wish before leaving, and both seem to really enjoy it.
- In the episode where Peter starts hanging out with Bill Clinton the two hit it off right away, but Peter spends so much time with the guy that he ends up damaging his relationship with Lois. By the end of the episode both of them have been physically seduced by Clinton. The last scene? A shot of Peter laying next to Clinton in bed. It should also be noted that Peter had a very shocked look on his face while Clinton had a very satisfied look on his face. Peter then states: "Boy you are good. You are really good."
- Owen from the Total Drama series has made several gay remarks (mostly towards Justin and maybe "Al") while being in a relationship with Izzy.
- American Dad!:
Roger: Do I like girls? I must like girls.
- Hayley Smith has hinted to be this way on occasion, as part and parcel of being a walking stereotype of hippies. She never shows and onscreen attraction to other women however. In "Killer Vacation" another woman tries to seduce her and the idea that Haley might be bi is dropped entirely.
- Roger comes across mostly as a gay stereotype, but mostly falls for girls and occasionally showing attraction to certain men. This is usually when Stan is around because the character clash is funnier. The rule seems to be he's only interested in men when it's funny and he's only interested in women when it moves the plot. Or when it's funny.
Linda's Husband: Oh, great. I know where this is going. Can I at least watch this time?
- Francine has had sex with women before, and seems perfectly willing to make out with a woman to get backstage at a rock concert. But she is primarily straight, compared to Linda Memari.
- In Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law, although it is played for laughs, Harvey has slept with men and women alike. And also a bear.
- Harley Quinn from Batman: The Animated Series is about as explicitly this as you can get on Saturday morning cartoons. On one hand, her entire character centers around her being in Mad Love with The Joker. On the other hand, she clearly has a thing going on with Poison Ivy whenever she's temporarily on the outs with Mistah J. Word of God confirms that she and Poison Ivy slept together. Ivy herself has dated men a couple of times, but only to either manipulate them or poison them, so it's unclear if she's bisexual or a 100% lesbian.
- Pam and Lana from Archer. Cheryl meanwhile has been known to get aroused after getting beaten up by Lana or Malory.
- Miss Sculptham was intended to end up with someone of the same gender later on in Moral Orel as revealed by a script posted by a creator. Making said character to be one of the few bisexuals in the show to be this trope, as opposed to the Depraved Bisexual status of Clay and Daniel.
- In the Bob's Burgers episode "Turkey in a Can," it's revealed that Bob is bisexual.
- South Park: While Ms. Crabtree, Sheila Broflovski and Mayor McDaniels mainly show interest in guys, the ending of "Cartman's Mom is Still a Dirty Slut" suggested they had sex with Liane Cartman at the drunken barn dance.
- Both Korra and Asami from The Legend of Korra. Although they've both dated a guy (the same one, even) at some point in the series, the finale makes it clear that they are romantically involved as they depart on a Spirit World vacation together. Confirmed by the creators.
"Despite what you might have heard, bisexual people are real!"