Tropes About Taboos
This is an index of tropes that are about taboos as such, rather than issues that can be considered taboo. Compare That Which Must Not Be Indexed.
A list - tropes that are squarely about taboos
- Gay Panic
- Jesus Taboo
- Nuclear Weapons Taboo
- Our Nudity Is Different - showing your X is taboo.
- The Scottish Trope
- Your Normal Is Our Taboo
"B list" - tropes that have a component of being about taboos
- Alien Blood - black blood makes violence easier especially on Mecha-Mooks, Taboo of enemies you can sympathize with.
- Bloodless Carnage - blood is taboo, violence is okay.
- Bury Your Gays
- Jesus Was Way Cool - a taboo against portraying Jesus in a negative light, a taboo that doesn't necessarily extend to God.
- Kissing Discretion Shot - don't show kisses!
- Moral Guardians - and the taboos should remain taboo, thank you very much.
- Once Acceptable Targets - making fun of these used to be OK, but now is taboo.
- Please Put Some Clothes On - a trope about characters getting embarrassed because of a nudity taboo.
- Sex Is Evil and I Am Horny - a character being destructive because his sexual urges clash with his internalized sexual taboos.