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