- Gender Reveal: When someone is revealed to be of another gender.
- Unsettling Gender Reveal: When someone is revealed to be of another gender, resulting in awkwardness.
- Viewer Gender Confusion: When the audience confuses the gender of a character.
Dropped a Bridget on Him
"Dropped A Bridget On It" is a term that refers to when a woman is revealed to be a man, especially when it triggers awkward reactions. Named after Dropped a Bridge on Him and Bridget, a character from Guilty Gear. However, this turned out to be a poor Trope Namer, as it rarely happened in the Guilty Gear series but very commonly happened within the fandom. For this and several other reasons, the examples have been reconsolidated into the following three tropes: