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Since they're in Canada, maybe they should get married! More seriously, the Ho Yay in Degrassi focuses on characters who are either homosexuals themselves or Those Two Guys. Or Sean. Fanfic favors Spinner and Marco or Peter and Riley most of all though.

  • JT. Toby. Looking at porn. You know what guys do when they look at porn.
    • And their parents made them look at more porn, including gay porn!
    • Spinner, Jimmy, and Marco look at porn. Not only that, but Marco runs around trying to do the Heimlich maneuver on Spinner, and Spinner acts like Marco's raping him.
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    • A magazine Tracker and Sean look at looks like porn, especially with Tracker's dialogue.
  • In the season 1 finale, JT brought ecstasy to a party with Sean and Toby.
  • Sean risks his life to save Craig's. In season 4, he'll do the same with Emma, making Emma/Sean shippers squee with delight.
    • Sean also invites Craig to stay with him in season 4. Later in the season, he'll do the same with Ellie, making Ellie/Sean shippers squee with delight.
  • Craig invites Sean to run away with him to BC. When Sean refuses, Craig attempts suicide, though it was banned by The N.
  • This conversation:
    Craig: You know what? I love you guys.
    Sean: What? Are you going to kiss us now?
    Marco: Shut up, Sean.
    • Sean then tackles Marco after Marco makes Sean make a prank phone call.
  • In the first Marco-heavy episode Marco's Male Gaze is directed at Sean. It's actually a bit creepy when Marco licks his lips.
  • Jay's intro is warning Marco about Dylan.
  • Sean is practically Jay's only friend. Or at least Jay acts like it. And Alex is Sean's Distaff Counterpart...
  • Craig stays with Sean for a night at the start of season 4. Sean's just wearing his boxers.
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  • Then there's the part where Marco kisses Craig.
  • JT, Craig, penis pump.
    • And with JT, Toby, and Danny in the stall together.
  • Jay convinces Hazel that now that Palex are an item, people will see Les Yay between her and Paige. Jay failed to realize that people already saw massive amounts of Foe Yay between Paige and Manny, Paige and Ellie, and Paige and Ashley.
  • Paige, Alex, and Hazel have a fight with whipped cream. Palex becomes canon.
  • In the comic books, there's a guy who harasses Ellie and she makes a comment "or maybe a little bi-curious". Maybe it's just me, but he looks an awful lot like Nagisa Kaoru.
  • Peter had a man-crush on Sean in season 6.
  • "Who are you gonna vote for: The freak, or the queer? By the way, I'm the freak."
  • Riley and Peter wrestling. Doubles as Fetish Fuel.
    • Riley and Peter KISSING also does that.
    • In season 10, Riley talks to Anya about all the guys he's had crushes on and mentions that he's still not 100% certain Peter is straight.
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  • Paige and Ellie kiss in season 7 though Paige makes it more than obvious she doesn't enjoy it.
  • Paige and Darcy kiss in Party Etiquette 2.
  • In season 8, Mia kisses a girl at a party much to Leia's shock.
  • When Alli tries out for cheer leading, she overhears Chantay talking about how the cheerleaders have an auction each year where they get people to bid on dates with them. Alli says, "I would TOTALLY bid on all of you...if I was a guy." This earns a strange look from Chantay.
  • Some fans would say that the way Fiona completely shifts her emotional dependency from Declan onto Holly J in season 10 causes their relationship to border on Les Yay, especially when they start holding hands and walking each other to class.
    • And some fans would be right.
      • Followed later by the Fiona/Imogen storyline. As Imogen is pansexual, many of their scenes become Les Yay. It builds up into a relationship and they kiss at the end of the season.
      • Becky actually tries to date Imogen for a bit
      • Imogen ultimately ends up with Jack (Gender-Blender Name)
  • Wesley and Dave had a bit of this with how much they hang out in season 10, including them play-wrestling on the green after resolving a fight.
  • Bianca and Imogen in Drop It Like It's Hot. Imogen goes to an excessive effort to make friends with Bianca that seems very much like a crushnote . Later, after Bianca screws Imogen over, she makes it up to her by giving her sexy lingerie.
  • Mo and Jake, to the point that Mo is more concerned about Jake not going to prom than he is about paying attention to Marisol, his actual girlfriend. This culminates in Marisol scheming for a way to bring Jake to prom because she knows nothing would make Mo happier, and Mo and Jake promising to never be out of each other lives, grow old together, live next door, and have their kids play together.
  • Drew and Dallas, especially after Adam's death. It one point, Drew (jokingly) tries to kiss Dallas, a moment they actually put in the opening titles.
  • Tiny and Zig get very buddy-buddy starting during Next Class.
  • Zoe and Grace, which works up to a Just Friends relationship, but not before some very explicit Les Yay between the two of them and Zoe ultimately ends up coming out of the closet and dating another girl
  • Yael and Lola's friendship steps into this at times. Lola takes Yael bra shopping and actually enters the fitting room to help Yael adjust the straps. Also later in that same season Yael kisses Lola to see if they are a lesbian.
  • In addition to Grace and Rasha, Zoë's had some moments with other girls:
    • There were a small handful of moments between Zoë and Jack in season fourteen, such as
      • Zoë gazing into Jack's eyes and stroking her face, while reminding Jack that she (Zoë) is a "brilliant actress." The whole thing comes off as inexplicably flirtatious.
      • In one scene, all of the cheerleaders are huddled together in a sort of group hug. While the other cheerleaders give each other some personal space, Jack and Zoe seem to be almost cuddling.
    • In hindsight, a lot of Zoe and Maya's rivalry comes off as this. Zoë initially pays no attention to Miles at all, until she sees that Maya and he have a flirtation going on- at which point she decides to pursue him. In "Honey," Zoë initially seems to be just as awestruck as Miles by Maya's tight green dress before she sees Miles' reaction and jealousy spills Maya's drink on her. There's also of course the "Take That!" Kiss Maya plants on Zoë's head in "Thunderstruck."
    • In "Basket Case," a drunk Zoë gets very cuddly and affectionate towards a bemused Frankie.
    • Season Two of Next Class has Esme and Zoë in a rivalry of sorts, with Esme recognizing Zoë struggling not to check her out and the two of them sharing two very heated kisses (in a redo of Esme's audition, but still).
  • Next Class Season Three introduces Frankie and Esme.


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