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'''Basic Trope''': A character's sex turns out to be different than what someone who thought it was, {{squick}}ing out that suitor.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character's sex turns out to be different than what someone who thought it was, {{squick}}ing out that suitor.


'''Basic Trope''': A character's sex turns out to be different than what someone who was romantically attracted to them thought it was, {{squick}}ing out that suitor.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character's sex turns out to be different than what someone who was romantically attracted to them thought it was, {{squick}}ing out that suitor.

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** Additionally, Andy finds himself in trouble later on, to which Bob comes to the rescue, proclaiming "[[AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther Hands off my girl!]]"


'''Basic Trope''': A character's gender turns out to be different than what someone who was romantically attracted to them thought it was, {{squick}}ing out that suitor.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character's gender sex turns out to be different than what someone who was romantically attracted to them thought it was, {{squick}}ing out that suitor.



** Or, Alice had undergone plastic surgery.



** Also alternatively: Alice used to be a man, but Bob still loves her anyway.

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** Also alternatively: Alice used to be a man, was assigned male at birth, but Bob still loves her anyway.


** Andy tells Bob that he is male once he realizes Bob has mistake him for a woman.



* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': The author uses this trope as commentary about transphobia.



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** Alice is a WholesomeCrossdresser, a [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapeshifter]], a {{transsexual}}, or is the victim of a GenderBender.

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** Alice is a WholesomeCrossdresser, a [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapeshifter]], a {{transsexual}}, {{Transgender}}, or is the victim of a GenderBender.

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** Bob finds out Alice used to go by Andy and, instead of puking his lunch out, his reaction is, "...Huh. Well what do you know." And doesn't say anything else about the subject.


'''Basic Trope''': A "female" character turns out to be a male instead, {{squick}}ing out someone who was romantically attracted to him/her.

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'''Basic Trope''': A "female" character character's gender turns out to be a male instead, {{squick}}ing out different than what someone who was romantically attracted to him/her.them thought it was, {{squick}}ing out that suitor.



** Andy is very androgynous-looking to the point where [[AmbiguousGender everyone wonders what gender he/she is]].

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** Andy is very androgynous-looking to the point where [[AmbiguousGender everyone wonders what gender he/she is]].they are]].



** SamusIsAGirl
** Bob meets Alice [[DragQueen thinking that "Alice" is a man]], only to be distraught when she's revealed to be the real deal. (Only an inversion of the basic version: The actual trope is not concerned with which gender Alice actually is, just if the reveal upsets Bob)
** SweetOnPollyOliver.

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** SamusIsAGirl
** Bob meets Alice [[DragQueen thinking that "Alice" is a man]], DragQueen, only to be distraught when she's revealed to be the real deal. (Only an inversion of the basic version: The actual trope is not concerned with which gender Alice actually is, just if the reveal upsets Bob)
** SweetOnPollyOliver.SweetOnPollyOliver


** Also alternatively: Alice used to be a man, but Bob still loves him anyway.

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** Also alternatively: Alice used to be a man, but Bob still loves him her anyway.


** Alice is a WholesomeCrossdresser, a shapeshifter, a transsexual, or is the victim of a GenderBender.

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** Alice is a WholesomeCrossdresser, a shapeshifter, [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapeshifter]], a transsexual, {{transsexual}}, or is the victim of a GenderBender.


* '''Deconstructed''': The reveal puts a heavy strain on (or outright breaks) Bob and Andy's relationship. For one thing, Bob cannot forgive him for having lied to him about something so important, and Andy ends up heartbroken because he just wanted to get close to Bob, not even as a romantic interest, but as a good friend, and now he just hates him guts.

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* '''Deconstructed''': The reveal puts a heavy strain on (or outright breaks) Bob and Andy's relationship. For one thing, Bob cannot forgive him for having lied to him about something so important, and Andy ends up heartbroken because he just wanted to get close to Bob, not even as a romantic interest, but as a good friend, and now he just hates him his guts.


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Back to UnsettlingGenderRevealthe very girly UnsettlingGenderReveal... WHAT!? IT'S A DUDE TROPE!?


* '''Implied''': Bob is shown following Alice around with [[CardiovascularLove hearts]] [[WingdingEyes in his eyes]]. After Alice turns out to be Andy, Bob stops speaking to him.



* '''Implied''': Bob is shown following Alice around with [[CardiovascularLove hearts]] [[WingdingEyes in his eyes]]. After Alice turns out to be Andy, Bob stops speaking to him.


** "I don't know if I'm going to bother watching tonight's episode, TV Guide says Bob finds out his girlfriend Alice was born male and [[GenreSavvy we all know]] his reaction is going to be so insensitive and horrified that it'll make pretty much every transgendered or trans-friendly viewer cringe."

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** "I don't know if I'm going to bother watching tonight's episode, TV Guide says Bob finds out his girlfriend Alice was born male and [[GenreSavvy we all know]] his reaction is going to be so insensitive and horrified that it'll make pretty much every transgendered transgender or trans-friendly viewer cringe."


** [[{{Hunk}} Andy]] is muscular; has a prominent chin, a beard, and short hair; and does absolutely ''nothing'' to hide the fact that he's male. [[ArmouredClosetGay Bob]] is ''still'' surprised to find out that his crush, Andy, is a guy.

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** [[{{Hunk}} Andy]] is muscular; has a prominent chin, a beard, facial hair, and short hair; and does absolutely ''nothing'' to hide the fact that he's male. [[ArmouredClosetGay Bob]] is ''still'' surprised to find out that his crush, Andy, is a guy.

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