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  • Badly Drawn Webcomic: does this a lot, in particular here and here.
  • Bittersweet Candy Bowl has David, who adores Abbey according to the chart. And this or this makes it seem that David likes touching Abbey while having fun.
  • Bob and George takes the perceived Ho Yay between Zero & X in Mega Man X and runs with it. While X and Zero angrily deny this, plenty of humor comes from them being way too affectionate and concerned with each other, and entering into oddly ambiguous banter. Many other characters often debate if they're gay or not the second they leave the room, and Bob at one point actually referred to them, upon their entrance, as "The Ambiguously Gay Duo".
    Protoman: Okay, to turn it off, all we need to do is press Zero's left boob-light.
    George: ... I'm not gonna do it! You do it!
    Protoman: Where's X? He'll do it.
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  • Charby the Vampirate: The Goblin Queen, who has been succinctly described as "a lover of big parties, rich feasts, and beautiful ladies."
  • The Class Menagerie:
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  • Dan and Mab's Furry Adventures has Abel. Of course, he'll have no shortage of admirers, whatever his preferences turn out to be... and then it turns out he's pretty much asexual. For all we know, though, he'll change his mind sooner or later.
  • Emergency Exit: Jason fell into this category for the first few years, but the innuendo has gotten clearer since to the point that the only question is "gay or bi?".
  • Erfworld:
    • Prince Tramennis of Jetstone, a Bishounen diplomat in a family of chiseled warriors, who comments on his brothers' fashion tastes, annoys his father, and rocks some low-grade Zettai Ryouiki. When he communicates with Charlie, the latter's idea of A Form You Are Comfortable With inevitably involves rainbows. But it's never quite discussed, and it might just be a non-issue for Erfworlders, given how their reproduction works.
      • It does seem to bother his father King Slately, who has passed over Trammennis for command. But after seeing Tramennis' skills Slately now comments that "So who cares if he's a–-If his Signamancynote  is less...than manly." But this is the only time that being gay, or even the concept of sexual orientation is even described; most natives of Erf seem utterly oblivious of it.
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    • Ace Hardware and Cubbins, with such doozies as, "The Magic Kingdom had been Ace Hardware's occasional refuge... He and Cubbins would usually come here and... Oh, man. Cubbines. They were enemies now, right? Aw, no." May be a bit of a subversion since Ace Hardware generally comes off as a tough military sergeant type Gadgeteer Genius. Cubbins has enough stereo typically gay traits, though.
    • Wanda is likely gay as well, but it's left rather unclear. She was in a long and complex relationship with Jillian and had a thing for Olive Branch for a time. She has used her beauty to seduce men on at least one occasion, but love doesn't seem to enter the equation.
  • Filth Biscuit features the superhero Cat-Man, whose fastidious, metrosexual habits and constant but inadvertent sexual innuendo lead others to think he's gay, when his actual preferences are unclear.
  • Fluttering Feelings: In this Korean webcomic we have Baek Soel-A, who despite dating many, many, many men states that the feelings she is developing for her female friend Kim No-Rae are something she has never felt before. That added with the fact that she has never really cared for any of the men she has been with implies she may have always been gay and never knew it given that Seol-A has maybe two female friends her whole life.
  • Funny Farm: Mike Sopkins spent a lot of time frolicking gaily through this trope. And, of course, ended up being revealed as utterly straight, if unbelievably innocent about sex in general; in fact, Ridley is afraid to come out to him (though Mike turns out to be completely okay with it).
  • Colette Voltaire of Girl Genius has no interest in the many, many men pursuing her romantically, and in one of her early appearances makes a joke to Agatha about how "their love can never be".
  • Mitch from Good Cheese provides the trope image.
  • El Goonish Shive:
    • Tedd, despite looking rather feminine and even recreationally spending some of his time as a woman, is not only totally straight, but mildly homophobic (because everyone thinks he's gay). He's trying to get past the latter, though.
    • Played for drama with Nanase, despite it seemingly starting out as a joke. She however is the genuine article.
    • Subverted with Noah, who turns out to be Camp Straight.
  • Hanna Is Not a Boy's Name:
    • Conrad is all over this one. Violent aversion to women? Check. Tight, fashionable clothing? Check. Apartment in the "artsy" side of town? Check. But nothing's yet been stated straight out.
    • Doc Worth, with his fabulous (though probably a little grungy) fluffy pink coat. And his ambiguously Slap-Slap-Kiss relationships with both Lamont and Conrad.
    Hanna: Yanno, actually Worth is kinda keen on you now.
    Conrad: WHU-? What.
  • Housepets!:
    • The zoo kangaroos Bruce and Roosevelt, pen-mates who originally only appeared together frequently but were shown being more openly affectionate towards each other as the series went on. This trope might not be in force any longer here, but it certainly was when they were shown doing things two guy friends don't normally do with each other without it being romantic.
    • There's also Breel, whose very gender was the subject of debate for a long time. Then his True Love's Kiss with Keene sets both of them free from Pandemonium, prior to which Keene very clearly stated Breel was male, confirming it once and for all. Keene himself was never shown to have any sort of passionate feelings for anyone prior to that moment, even with how openly affectionate Breel was toward him, but after Max summons him to Pete's temple right where the mana pool is, he appears in a nightcap and yawning, implying he just woke up... and Breel was also summoned, appearing right next to him.
  • Dirk Strider from Homestuck is openly gay. His pre-Scratch counterpart is a lifelong bachelor that makes his money off of phallic puppet porn, but never expressed romantic or sexual interest in other people.
    • Clubs Deuce has a magazine called "Black Inches" as his Porn Stash of choice (since every member of the Midnight Crew has one), and his species' carapaces are jet black.
    • Calliope doesn't interact with boys that much other than her brother, who she despises, but spends a lot of time around Jane and Roxy, and is much closer to the two. Even John is puzzled about the nature of her relationship with Roxy, and it's left unclear how (or if) cherubs feel romantic love at all.
  • Mayonaka Densha: Jack is oft none too subtly hinted to be attracted to Tom, is constantly teased about it by Hatsune and is also a raging misogynist. Nothing has been stated outright although it's justified, given the setting.
  • Noblesse: Frankenstein, M-21, & Tao. Frankenstein revolves around only one man, Raizel, & he spurned the pretty Dr. Aerith. M-21 has a lot of fangirls, but doesn't know they exist, is very emotionally attached to M-24 & only seems to have fun around other men. Tao is an ambiguously bi semicrossdresser who wears a woman's offshoulder sweater, paints his nails, wears eyeshadow, & has a fondness for Ik-Han (boy) & Seira (girl).
  • The Order of the Stick has Vaarsuvius, who started with just Ambiguous Gender, but then so does his/her spouse Inkyrius. Their children are adopted. The idea that they're a same-sex couple was rather encouraged by the fact that during V's transformation into "Darth V" after his/her Deal with the Devil, the background was a pink triangle.
  • The Scumthorpe Files: Davina, the snarky alien girl. She's outright stated that she would date Nikki, even referring to her as "strangely pleasing to look at". This would make you think she's a lesbian, but Davina's love of Trolling people sort of leaves it unsure. The fact that damn near everyone thinks Nikki is hot doesn't help.
  • Ja Wangnan from Tower of God. He and Viole are not Distracted by the Sexy that is Yeon, but that might be because the first impression she gave him was accompanied with her accidentally burning him and making him drop out of a test. The real reason why people think he might be gay is because he saved Nia's number under "My Beloved Nia ♥".


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