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Deli Guy: What do you wanna do? You wanna go to the beach?
Bob: No. Maybe. Wait, I-I'm straight. I mean, I'm mostly straight.
Deli Guy: Let's grab a coffee! No, let's just have sex! Ah, this feels so great!
Bob: I gotta go cook this. Also, I'm married. But if I wasn't... who am I kidding, you're out of my league.
Bob's Burgers, "Turkey in a Can"

Romantic relationships, sex, and romantic and sexual attraction are staples of fiction, and—unless you're dealing with asexual characters or a No Hugging, No Kissing setting—characters will express at least some desire for it. The vast majority of the time male characters are attracted to women and female characters are attracted to men, there are some gay and lesbian characters, and very rarely you'll get a bisexual character (unless it's a Queer Romance, where naturally the last two categories are more common), but others aren't so definite. Sometimes there's a male/female character who doesn't express interest in women/men but does seems to show interest in people the same gender as they; they're Ambiguously Gay. Then there are characters that seemingly show romantic and/or sexual interest in people of multiple genders; they're Ambiguously Bi.


Most of the time, this character's interest in people of a different gender to them is explicitly stated or written to be obvious, while their interest in people the same gender as them is subtle or downplayed, but the inverse does exist. Characters with a Heterosexual Life Partner are especially prone to this, as while they might have an actual love interest of a different gender or try to get a love interest through flirting and having crushes on women, the relationship with their HLP often has a romantic/sexual element as well. Getting Crap Past the Radar can be a reason for this trope, the writers wanting to include hints a character is gay or bi but with enough heterosexuality to appease the Moral Guardians.

It should be noted that what makes a character Ambiguously Bi and what differentiates them from Bi the Way characters is largely a matter of opinion. The character does not have to officially be declared bi to qualify. As the latter page demonstrates, the B word doesn't have to outright be said to make a character qualify, and, as No Bisexuals demonstrates, even if a character is clearly bisexual to the audience, much of the time the writers don’t consider it as a possibility. Obviously, some form of attraction to people of different genders is required, but the exact extent varies; for some people, an offhand comment or a prolonged glance can be enough; for others, nothing short of onscreen sex can suggest bisexuality as a possibility. Characters who express If It's You, It's Okay further muddle the issue, as by definition, that makes a character bisexual, but there are otherwise straight, gay, and lesbian people in real life who do have exceptions to the "rule" of their sexuality.


Compare/Contrast Ambiguously Gay, Ambiguous Gender Identity, Bi the Way, and Depraved Bisexual.


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  • Adekan:
    • Ippei falls for Anri when he thinks he's a girl while he's Disguised in Drag and also gets quite close and fanboyish around Kojiro.
    • Shiro is occassionally seen with scantily clad woman and also doesn't mind getting intimate with Anri or Koujiro but often protests against the many guys that are attracted to him and denies being into men.
    • Kojiro is a Chick Magnet with a fondness for girls and in regards to boys he can get quite close with Shiro and Ippei, but also maintains disgust for it being assumed he's interested in men when it's commented on by other people.
    • Umeno-suke is crazy for Mutsukuchi-sama (a beautiful female) and also demonstrates some interest in Shiro and Anri even after discovering they're male, calling them "beautiful" and "sensual".
  • In Agravity Boys, Chris' male friends fear they may fall for Chris if they see Chris shirtless.
  • In Angel Beats!, Hinata often tells Otonashi he likes him (it's used as a joke, maybe). Later, he tells Yui he likes her and would marry her if they met when they were still alive.
  • Leone from Akame ga Kill! is definitely one of these, so much that it's arguable how ambiguous she really is. She acts like a huge tease towards Tatsumi, claiming him as her "territory" shortly after meeting him. But she also seems to have a crush on Akame, and interests with her in much the same way.
  • Rosiel of Angel Sanctuary. No Sense of Personal Space in a Cast Full of Pretty Boys? Yes. Combine with the outfits and dilute with No Sex Allowed In Heaven? Oh yes.
  • Reiner Braun from Attack on Titan. He claims to be gay in one conversation, but has been known to express the desire to marry Krista whenever she's kind to him, and has stated his intentions to protect her. He's also shown to be suffering from identity problems, and is a spy and confirmed liar, as such it's unclear whether he's genuinely gay, bisexual, or just messing with everyone.
  • Axis Powers Hetalia:
    • Prussia is implied to like Hungary and also likes Italy very much, going so far as to ask him on a date. He stalks and teases Austria and has Ho Yay with him and seems jealous of his relationship with Hungary for whatever reason.
    • Germany acts awkward around woman suggesting he has an attraction to them but also has a Ho Yay ridden relationship with Italy that toes the line between text and subtext.
  • Azumanga Daioh:
    • Minamo has a rather Les Yay filled relationship with her friend Yukari, and Yukari mentions a love letter in the past (the manga confirms they went to an all-girls school, so unless she fell for a male teacher or a boy outside of school it's probable she gave a girl the letter). Still, she talks about dating men and has been implied to have had sex with them.
    • Kaorin has a Single-Target Sexuality towards Sakaki yet when confronted on it she gets flustered and says she wouldn't mind if Sakaki was male. It's hard to tell if she's deeply closeted about being lesbian, is bisexual, or if Sakaki is the exception for her.
  • Bakugan: Marucho is clearly interested in some girls, especially Idol Singer Jewel and Alice makes him blush at one point, but he also gets Ho Yay with Ren, especially this scene where he actively puts his hand on his crotch while wearing a skin-tight space suit.
  • Graham Spectre from Baccano! tends to come off like this. His utterly massive man-crush on Ladd Russo, his complete disregard for the personal space for pretty much every male he comes in contact with, offhand comments about other men's attractiveness ("Firo, or whatever his name was... Who could have expected such a cute face to ever be capable of such horrifying cruelty?"), and then there's that thing he seems to have for Jacuzzi ("Should I let this woman go in deference to you locking up my heart?"), which peaks when he waltzes up to Jacuzzi entirely unprovoked and declares "I like you", while cocking his head as if he were about to kiss him before telling him he has free access to his warehouse and wandering off. But he also expresses some interest in Chane, claims that he likes older women, and he supposedly has a thing for his own sister. He's [[Cloudcuckoolander a total nut, so who knows.
  • Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts:
    • Hideyoshi is flustered whenever he's forced into the girls dressing room, suggesting that he may be attracted to women. While he's annoyed by all of the male attention he gets, Akihisa included, there are occasional hints that he may like Akihisa as more than a friend, which pushes him into this territory.
    • Akihisa's borderline obsession with Hideyoshi, which, while seemingly excused by his confusion over the latter's gender, is made rather ambiguous by the occasions when Akihisa admits that he knows Hideyoshi is a guy. He's also quite touchy feely with both Yuuji and Kouta, which is once again always played for laughs and is a Clueless Chick Magnet (he occasionally shows interest in the girls who like him).
  • Suruga of Bakemonogatari. Despite declaring herself a lesbian, she seems to have a number of lewd ideas involving Koyomi.
  • Berserk
    • Griffith at least before the Eclipse, where afterwards he probably doesn't concern himself with sexuality or romance anymore. Even though we know that Griffith had sex with Princess Charlotte just to make himself feel better after Guts left, he might very well have had some unrequited feelings for both Guts and Casca, judging from how a) he was a complete Yandere when it came to Guts and even is depicted thinking and fixating on him while having sex with Charlotte, b) before activating his crimson behelit a la Despair Event Horizon, Griffith did have a vision of he and Casca sharing a quiet, peaceful life together, child and all, and c) he gave Guts and Casca the Kubrick Stare when it was evident that they had become a couple.
    • On the other side of this is Guts. Casca is his love interest, and he had a sexual relationship with her, but his complicated subtext with Griffith runs both ways, and cannot be ignored. For one thing, normally a man who Hates Being Touched, seemingly has no problem with Griffith intimately cupping his face, all while looking completely dazzled. There is also the reason why Guts ultimately leaves the Band of the Hawk, which is directly stated to be so that he can stand closer to Griffith, as Griffith claimed only an equal could stand by his side.
    • Also, Dark Magical Girl Rosine. Platonic or not, she has a very strong obsession with having her Morality Pet Jill stay with her after being separated for so long. Which she demonstrates by telling Guts that Jill is "hers" after realizing that Jill has somewhat of a crush on him. While flirting with him, commenting on his attractiveness, and attempting to kill him. And later, when Jill definitely refuses her We Can Rule Together offer, Rosine captures her and tries to turn her into one of her pseudo-Elves by force.
  • Betrayal Knows My Name:
    • Luka was Yuki's lover when Yuki was a girl but also seems to still have feelings for Yuki now that he's been reincarnated as a boy.
    • Hotsuma shows a Tsundere side around both girls and boys (Yuki especially) and when Shuusei spent at least one former life as a girl, she and Hotsuma were married then. After this is revealed Hotsuma starts talking about how beautiful the female Shuusei was, and how beautiful male Shuusei would be if he wore girls clothes, and it all ends with Luka calling them on acting like a married couple still and walking away to the sound of Hotsuma's vain protests.
  • Several of the boys in Big Windup! have expressed very explicit interest in girls but they have a lot Ho Yay between each other.
  • BirdMen gives us Eishi Karasuma, a pessimistic boy who finds his friend Tsubame attractive, gets a sudden crush on a female classmate, and then comes across as blushing and flustered more often than not around Takayama.
  • Black Butler has several characters like this, given their tendency to engage in Ho Yay.
    • Viscount Druitt takes a liking to the maid Hannah and plenty of pretty ladies, but also appears to flirt with Ciel both when he's Disguised in Drag and when he's dressed normally as a boy. He also comments on Joanne's looks, and tries to kiss him when the latter is dressed up as Snow White in a side story. He also gets very excited when he looks at Edward in the behind the scenes episode and sees flowers and Bishie Sparkle. And then there’s his referring to Alois as a “unsullied beauty”. However, in one strip he acts completely disinterested and even shows contempt towards guys at his party, instead preferring girls.
    • Sebastian did have sex with Matilda and Beast, and also has a ton of blatant Ho Yay with Ciel and other males.
    • Ciel gets this with his blatant Ho Yay with Sebastian especially and other males and his romantic feelings for his promised wife Lizzie. He even seems to occasionally reciprocate the males attention at times, though he could also just be trying to manipulate them for his own purposes.
    • Elizabeth is pretty much an Official Couple with Ciel as they are happily engaged to be married, and is implied to be turned on in the behind the scenes episode for season II when she watches Ran Mao treat Meirin in an intimate and flirtatious manner. She responds very excitedly to seeing this and takes pictures. Also, in terms of merchandise, the 2016 Funtom Café includes a Valentine's Day-exclusive charm of what looks like Elizabeth giving Sieglinde a heart-shaped chocolate while the two girls are inside a bottle filled with chocolates. They were also depicted together for the Valentine's Day picture the year prior. She also is very appreciative of Nina when she hit on her and chased Meirin around once because she wanted to dress her up and make her cuter.
    • Edgar enjoys dancing with ladies but his interactions with Ciel are suspect. There's also his actions around Joanne.
    • Ran-Mao sits on Lau's lap as eye candy and acts flirtatiously around him and Ciel but also once stripped Meirin in the behind the scenes episode and had them both switch clothing before rubbing Meirin's thigh seductively and grabbing her boobs. They also get some in the manga proper as a sort of Lovely Angels dynamic when the two go undercover in a household and work as maids.
    • The Trancy triplet Timber is attracted to the beautiful maid Hannah, comments that Alois's crying is cute, and says that he'd be willing to love Alois because of how heated and violent he can be. However, he also says that he doesn't know what Alois finds so attractive about Claude.
    • Bravat comments on the feminine features of a busty woman and Elizabeth's more flat chest, implying that he likes well proportioned woman, as well as acting ambiguously flirtatious to Sebastian and calling him pretty. There’s also his implied devotion to Ciel.
    • Lau has Ran Mao on his lap as eye candy and appears quite close with her. He also shows signs of being teasingly flirtatious towards Ciel and gets some moments with Sebastian.
    • Meirin is definitely attracted to Sebastian but shows some questionable moments around females. Chapter 93 features Meirin peeking through her fingers when Snake's pet snakes slithers in between a maids boobs with the maid saying "Not there!" In season 2 of the anime when the sexy maid Hannah sticks her fingers in her mouth to wet them to play an instrument we see Finnian, Baldroy, and Meirin blushing and looking interested at the sight. Also, Meirin and Ran Mao get some Les Yay in the behind the scenes OVA where Ran Mao pins a struggling Meirin down to strip her, and the scene is censored before we see they have switched clothes with Meirin blushing as Ran Mao caresses her thigh and grabs her boobs. They also get a scene where they tie each other’s corsets in the manga and have a Lovely Angels dynamic there. Meirin even calls Angela "beautiful", takes care of her, and nosebleeds at the sight of her getting it on with Pluto a human male/dog hybrid.
  • Black Lagoon: Revy acts as a Clingy Jealous Girl to Rock and once hinted at a possible past sexual experience playing the man's role to a group of women while in prison. She claims, whether truthfully or not, to have been so good that the women couldn't acheive orgasm with their fingers anymore. She then threatens Jane to make her sexual partner if she tried to rope Rock into an orgy.
  • Bleach: Riruka falls to her knees when first taking a glimpse at Ichigo's face and later acts Tsundere towards him. She also takes a great deal of interest in Orihime. She invades Orihime's personal space, shares her doughnuts with her; they end up sharing a bed when recovering and secretly appreciates Orihime crying for her. When she returns to the action, she isn't just tsundere with Ichigo, she focuses on Orihime, too. The Chapter 451 cover also depicts them together under an Umbrella of Togetherness.
  • The Case Study Of Vanitas:
    • Vanitas gets Ho Yay with Noe from the beginning on, telling him occasionally that he's very interesting. He also flirts with Jeanne heavily and professes love for her though its not clear whether its genuine or just him messing around.
    • Johann mentions that he thinks Vanitas "has a pretty dishy (attractive) face" with a heart in his speech bubble. He also throws an arm around Dante to pull him close and worries about a female comrade, claiming to know a lot about the female heart, and hugging her when he finds her.
  • When Ryou and Nagisa meet in CLANNAD, Ryou thinks it's a love confession. She accepts before noticing it wasn't that.
  • Code Geass
    • Suzaku has a canon love interest in Euphemia, and flirts with Lelouch quite a bit. In one of the extra "Q and A sessions" with the characters, Suzaku is asked who the most important person in his life is. He answers he can't choose between Euphie and Lelouch.
    • Milly Ashford is strongly implied to have feelings for both Shirley and Lelouch.
    • Lelouch himself fits; though he finds various girls (such as Shirley and Kallen) attractive and clearly has emotional bonds with them, he tends to get overemotional and even out of character when it comes to Suzaku. It's to the point he comes across as a massive Tsundere as he in one breath will complain about Suzaku working for the enemy and then follow it up by worrying over him.
  • Most likely Jeremy and definitely Ian from ''Manga with Jeremy's roommate William.
  • Tome from The Daughter of Twenty Faces. The finale hints that she may have something going on with a male detective character, but a much earlier episode seemed to insinuate that she's attracted to women. After hearing Tome say that she used to play flirty games with other girls when she was a teen, Chiko and Shunka wonder aloud what that means.
  • Tsukushi and Kazama from Days are both explicitly into girls but have heavy Homoerotic Subtext with each other, even for a sports series. Kazama gets happy just remembering Tsukushi's smiling face (not soon after they met at that), he gets easily offended when people say things about Tsukushi, they hug quite a bit, and Kazama even thanks his mother for giving birth to him because he met Tsukushi.
  • Death Note:
    • Strong hints abound that Touta Matsuda is this, if not just outright gay - though he does seem attracted to Light's sister Sayu in the second half of the series. He is known to be quite "fond" of Light, following him in a manner that could easily be indicative of a crush. His actions near the end as he shoots Light and screams at him almost look like the reaction of a lover learning the truth about his significant other. And then there's his throwing an arm around a blushing male coworker...
    • Sayu, whose interest seems to be primarily in women; she happily flips through the Porn Stash she finds in her brother's room, states that Misa is "her type", and says she has no interest in dating men. However, she also mentions having a crush on a male celebrity, and when she's 18, she says that she might consider dating Matsuda if he were closer to her own age.
    • L claims to be attracted to Misa (even though he says he finds her annoying), but he has enough Ho Yay/Foe Romance Subtext with Light to power a small village. L also has No Social Skills, so his tendency to stare creepily at/obsess over men and women might just be him being weird.
    • Possibly Matt. He's very close and devoted to his companion, Mello, and lives with him. On the other hand, he definitely takes notice of Misa and comments on how attractive she is.
  • Descendants of Darkness: Tsuzuki is very frequently attracted to women, but also enjoys flirting with and teasing Hisoka on occasion. However, he has also called Boys' Love "icky"and is grossed about by Muraki’s blatant interest in him. Though Muraki is pretty creepy to begin with.
  • Lavi of D.Gray-Man goes nuts whenever he sees a pretty girl but he also seemingly has considerable Ho Yay towards Allen and Kanda.
  • D.N.Angel: It's hinted that Satoshi Hiwatari may have feelings for Risa, and in the anime it's hinted that he may have romantic feelings for Daisuke. When this is brought up, he doesn't openly confess to anything, though he never denies the accusations either. If anything, he encourages the idea, which has led to the source of much confusion regarding his motives. It has been stated outright by Dark that Daisuke is the one who causes Satoshi to turn into Krad. Krad himself has hinted at Satoshi possibly wanting more than a friendship from Daisuke at least once in the anime, and more than twice in the manga. In any case, he at least wants to be close to Daisuke despite the danger of Krad to both of them.
  • Digimon Adventure 02 has a few notable instances:
    • Davis/Daisuke Motomiya has a blatant, albeit one-sided, crush on Hikari and is shown to be very jealous of Takeru's close friendship with Hikari. Despite this, he has a LOT of Ho Yay moments with Ken Ichijouji (and even Foe Yay when the latter was still the Digimon Emperor), even if a lot of them are thanks to the nature of Jogress Evolution such as being able to hear Ken's heart. When Ken gets kidnapped, the two characters who show the most concern for his safety are Wormmon and Daisuke!
    • Yolei/Miyako Inoue is shown to like boys, most notably Ken (whom she ends up marrying in the future) and Michael. Then there is the infamous "Mimi fantasy" where it appears that she has a crush on Mimi Tachikawa.
    • Veemon seems to have a crush on Tailmon/Gatomon which comes out of nowhere, lasts for about 10 seconds and is never brought up or mentioned again. But the way he talks to and acts around Daisuke really makes it seem like he considers Daisuke something more than just a friend...
  • Dragon Ball Super:
    • Though Lord Zuno obviously prefers women, he'll answer one question for a man if they kiss his cheek.
    • Caulifla, the Saiyan from Universe 6; on one hand, the source of Kale's rage towards Cabba, and Caulifla's response, suggests that Caulifla's interested in men. On the other hand, her Romantic Two-Girl Friendship with Kale comes off as deeper than merely being teacher and student, or boss and underling.
    • Jerez, the Destroyer Deity of Universe 2; on the one hand, she states that Goku is beautiful and is obviously attracted to him rather than being just part of her "'beautiful' = 'good'/'strong'" manner of speaking. On the other hand, she also finds Ribrianne to be absolutely beautiful too, and seems to heavily favor and fawn over her the most out of all the fighters.
    • Sanka Coo/Kakunsa of Universe 2; alongside Ribrianne and Roasie, she finds Krillin highly attractive in the manga, she is seemingly in a romantic relationship with Bikal.
  • Dr. Slump
    • The protagonist Arale Norimaki is a pretty innocent case, she has a great liking for the strong men and mentions that Obotchaman is the boy she likes the most, but she usually plays to have an appointment and even marry Gatchan (who does not have a defined gender but refer to him with feminine pronouns), she also admires the voluptuous body of some women like her teacher Midori, has gone on a date with Hiyoko's little sister, also in an episode of the anime where she is asked who she would like to marry in the future she mentions that she wants to marry Obotchaman, Akane, Taro , Peasuke, Tsukutsun and Tsururin, to which Akane mentions that it would be ridiculous that her and Arale will get married, Arale simply replies that she would like it and that she sees no problem in it (she simply just loves everyone and everything).
    • Also Sparrow, Hiyoko's younger sister, She said likes Taro and has had a date with him, but also gladly agree to have one with Arale.
    • Peasuke Soramame, he clearly likes girls and is the first of his friends to have a girlfriend, but he spends a whole episode praising his favorite fighter, Masked Melon, and at one point he is delighted to see him.
  • Durarara!!:
    • Izaya loves humanity. In the light novels, Izaya thinks that Mikado is "humanity itself!" He also directs other Ho Yay towards Mikado and has told a girl trying to kill him that he loves her and jokingly comments on her becoming his "girlfriend". He also comments to Celty that he's not turned on by her disembodied head (like Seiji is) or her headless body (like Shinra is) implying that he is turned on by regular full bodied women with her head in place in general.
    • Mikado has a psychotic devotion to Kida and Anri and is mutually fascinated with Izaya.
  • Soushi Minashiro in Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor. He has a very intense relationship with Kazuki, and the first season of the show deals extensively with the two of them struggling to understand one another. In the movie he hugs Kazuki quite intimately from behind while vowing to return to his side. However, the official relationship chart for the second season states that he may be interested in Maya.
  • Fairy Tail:
    • Lucy certainly enjoys pinups of Mirajane, and is awfully... impressed by Erza, yet she's also shown attraction to Leo, and has a decent amount of Ship Tease with both Natsu and Gray.
    • Speaking of Lucy: Levy, who was fangirling Lucy when she was introduced, but later seemed to develop a crush on Gajeel while not really dropping her flirty nature around Lucy.
    • As of the second half of the series onwards we have Cana, while she has mentioned having boyfriends in the past she's been shown flirting and groping various female members of the guild especially Lucy after the two became close. Hell her first reaction to seeing Lucy again after a year apart post the second Time Skip? To grab her boobs and ask if they've gotten any bigger.
  • The Familiar of Zero:
    • Julio is canonically in love with Louise, but may or may not also have an interest in her boyfriend Saito as shown when he tells Saito whether jokingly or not that he loves him and wants to kiss him as well as Louise.
    • Kirche is very fond of both Saito and Colbert, and she seems to like Louise and Tabitha as well.
  • Fruits Basket:
    • Ayame is in love with Mine Kuramae but has no trouble flirting with Shigure (though for the most part it isn't serious and it's treated as an inside joke by both of them). Apparently, when he was Student Council President he claimed that if needed, he'd give himself to both men and women alike.
    • Hatsuharu stated early on that Yuki was his first love. While the other characters have mixed reactions and Haru still teases Yuki a bit, he seems to take it quite seriously. However, the only other person he shows interest in for the rest of the story (and as far as we know, his entire life) is Rin. Haru's closer to BiTheWay territory, but his deadpan sense of humor when referencing his crush is enough to tip him into the ambiguous category. The other characters find it hard to tell when he's joking or not.
  • Gankutsuou:
    • Albert has a romantic relationship with Eugenie, and it's heavily implied that they get married at the end of the series, but he also has a LOT of Ho Yay with the Count, to the point that the only reason he qualifies for this trope and not outright Bi the Way is because it's never confirmed that he's in love with the Count.
  • Girls Bravo: Miharu is clearly in love with Yukinari but also has an ambiguous Les Yay filled relationship with Koyomi, including groping her while both are in the bath and calling her beautiful. She also had a psychotic female admirer that she has no interest in.
  • Goshuushou-sama Ninomiya-kun:
    • Hinako. On the one hand she seems to like, whether jokingly or not, to flirt with and harass Shungo but also appears to like to Skinship Grope Mayu (whether or not its out of genuine interest or because Mayu is a succubus is never made clear).
    • Ryoko. While it's not made clear if they're dating, Ryoko and Mikihiro are often seen battling together and often spend time together and get along quite well. What's more clear is that Ryoko has a crush on Reika what with her molesting her despite her protests and dragging her off for some "alone time".
  • Ippo Makunouchi of Hajime no Ippo has got a quite sweet crush on Kumi Mashiba and she more or less reciprocates, but his attitude towards his very handsome rival Ichiro Miyata is so tinted with Ho Yay that his friends don't hesitate to say he's "gay for Miyata". And there's his also very good-looking Russian friend Volg.
  • Haruhi Suzumiya:
    • Itsuki Koizumi seems to like invading the main male character's personal space a little too much in the anime, and in the novels especially he makes it quite clear that he trusts and likes Kyon. He claims to act the way he does because Haruhi expects it and would make it real if he didn't, which would be a plausible explanation if he actually did do so while Haruhi is watching. In the 4th novel his alternate universe self admits to having a crush on Haruhi, but this isn't brought up in the main storyline - although many of his actions and words towards Haruhi, especially his constant claiming of being "the expert of her heart" imply some secret affection for her. Whatever the case may be, Itsuki's bond with Kyon could be seen as a fumbled attempt at a bromance or an actual romance slowly developing.
    • Haruhi Suzumiya herself. She makes it very clear right from the start that she doesn't care about the gender of the one she is with, as long as he or she is not an ordinary human being. She doesn't seem to have been dating girls though, but perhaps that was simply because only guys confessed to her. Kyon is the only person she's shown any real interest in, but also likes to Skinship Grope Mikuru (whether its out of genuine interest or not remains to be seen).
  • Zange in Inu × Boku SS. Zange shamelessly hits on Soushi and openly states he'd like to sleep with him... he's also peeked at Ririchiyo's panties to prove a point, and when Watanuki wound up clinging to him out of fear in one incident, Zange thought "this would be better if it were a girl".
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure:
    • Caesar Zeppeli from Battle Tendency is shown to be The Casanova in his Establishing Character Moment. However, he's also implied to have a crush on Joseph, and the two's interactions with each other have a large amount of romantic undertones.
    • Holy Joestar from JoJolion was married to a man, with whom she had two kids with. However, she apparently keeps porn magazines of woman in her hospital room.
  • Zagi Fenrir of Jyu-Oh-Sei. His relationship with Karim is complicated, but definitely of a romantic nature. And his attraction to Thor is so blatantly obvious that Karim gets jealous.
  • K
    • Izumo Kusanagi has a decent amount of Ship Tease with Seri Awashima in the anime, but starting late in season 2 and into the post-series short stories, he's having some with Reisi Munakata as well.
    • Kuroh also counts, as he also blushed upon first seeing Neko naked, but then becomes extremely loyal to Shiro and dedicates his time to finding him after the first season. It doesn't help that official art often depicts them in suggestive poses/positions, including one piece where Shiro is lying on top of Kuroh and attempting to take his shirt off.
    • Misaki Yata Cannot Talk to Women, which may or may not be based on attraction. He has an all-but-canon relationship with Saruhiko Fushimi.
    • Some fans see Shiro as having some attraction to Neko (that's not purely parental), and he has tons of Ship Tease with Kuroh.
  • Kashiwagi from Kaguya-sama: Love Is War is in a sexually active relationship with Tsubasa, but there have been a few points that suggest that she might have actually have a crush on her best friend Maki, like the fact that she constantly imitates her, asked to dance with her during the bonfire, and blushed when thinking about how much Kaguya resembles her. She also explicitly tells Hayasaka and Fujiwara that she finds them attractive and wouldn't mind kissing either of them (although it's possible that she just said that to keep them away from the student council room).
  • Kamigami no Asobi: Loki is rather possessive of Balder, whether its romantic or not is never made clear, and he also develops feelings for Yui.
  • Kare Kano: Yukino's little sister Kano is a huge fan of heterosexual romance novels, but Episode 25 strongly implies that she may have a crush on a new girl in her class. At one point, she even has an elaborate Imagine Spot where she and the girl in question share an Almost Kiss after a Suggestive Collision.
  • Katekyō Hitman Reborn!:
    • Gokudera has considerable Ho Yay towards Tsuna (though its not clear if its really love or just Undying Loyalty). He also blushed and had a nosebleed upon seeing Lal Mirch (a beautiful woman) naked.
    • Mukuro has subtext with his followers, Tsuna, Hibari, and Chrome.
    • Doctor Shamal loves and pervs after pretty ladies, namely Bianchi, and in one of the earliest episodes, Doctor Shamal accidentally kissed Tsuna. Both of them were obviously disgusted and never mentioned it again afterwards, but still. Not only that, but it was Tsuna's First Kiss. It's also worth noting that Tsuna's one of the few exceptions to Shamal's "I don't treat men" policy and their other cases of No Sense of Personal Space around one another.
  • Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple: Upon meeting Tanimoto, Kenichi spends about as much time worrying that he'll steal Miu from him as he does just being utterly floored by his good looks.
    Kenichi: Oh my god, I can see roses.
  • Kyo Kara Maoh!:
    • Sara flirts with everyone especially with Yuuri and both the girls and the guys want him.
    • Conrad is implied pretty heavily as having been in love with Julia when she was alive, but he also has a lot of homoerotic subtext with both Yuuri and Josak. Doesn't help that Yuuri is Julia reincarnated.
    • Yuuri actually seems appreciative of the Ho Yay he receives from his male comrades (and especially gets Ship Tease moments with Wolfram whom he's accidentally engaged to be married to) and even seems to reciprocate some before responding with his usual "I'm heterosexual" comment.
  • Ayumu from Life develops a crush on a boy but also has a very strong emotional bond with her best friend Miki. Miki herself has a lover in another town but is just as close to Ayumu.
  • Little Witch Academia: Akko has a good amount of Ship Tease with both Andrew and Diana. She's a very friendly person in general, but she blushes around Andrew a couple times, and is a bit of a Cuddle Bug with Diana after they become friends.
  • Love Hina: Kaolla Su is among those attracted to Keitaro, but she also stole Shinobu's first kiss.
  • Sheryl Nome of Macross Frontier, definitely into guys, takes a seemingly random interest in Ranka when they first meet (and stares at her QUITE a bit), and makes an off-hand remark about Nanase's voluptuousness (which Nanase then calls her out to stop staring at her with those "lecherous eyes"). She also has a habit of creating multiple holographic versions of herself on stage in the movies, which she uses to french kiss herself; the second movie takes this one step further with the holographic Other-Sheryl appearing to be a guy. And the one guy she has an interest in suffers from Dude Looks Like a Lady.
  • Fate Averruncus from Mahou Sensei Negima! is heavily implied to have been in love with Luna's older sister, and then later outright states that that Negi Springfield is "his." What he means by that is, in keeping with the trope, ambiguous, but the girls vying for Negi's love clearly see him as a rival
  • Sachiko from Maria Watches Over Us has an extremely strong relationship with her friend Yumi that is all but confirmed to be romantic. Despite the fact she Does Not Like Men, she apparently has had feelings for her male cousin in the past.
  • Mob Psycho 100: Hanazawa Teruki seems to have a crush on Mob. In his introduction he's seen on a date with a girl and his fellow gang members comment that this is a frequent occurrence. Then he meets (and gets his ass kicked by) Mob, and his entire outlook changes. He jumps at the chance to help Mob rescue Ritsu, offering his help in a most flirtatious manner, even flipping his hair and then trying to get Mob's attention and sympathy by pointing out he'd also nearly been burned alive. In the manga, he tells Mob that girls are staring because he's handsome and takes Mob clothes shopping. In the most recent manga updates, his attempts to exorcise Dimple are a way of sparing Mob's feelings and says that he will tell Mob Dimple simply moved on peacefully. After Dimple manages to brainwash Teru, he uses Teru in an attempt to manipulate Mob by referring to Teru's "true feelings" for him. A brainwashed Teru says that he will end their "relationship" if Mob doesn't lay off his attacks on the Divine Tree, refers to Mob having been the most important thing to him before his brainwashing, apologizes before hitting Mob with his power, and manages to comment through his brainwashing that Mob is "so amazing" while being blasted out of the Divine Tree.
  • Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun:
    • Yuu Kashima is a Bifauxnen who's very popular with girls for her handsome looks. She definitely enjoys flirting with girls, and is seen going on dates with them (although those are always group dates). At the same time she has a lot of Ship Tease with her male upperclassman Hori, always trying to do things she thinks will make him happy and worrying whenever she thinks he doesn't like her. It is also stated in her character profile under "Type" that she thinks all girls are cute and her type concerning boys is "unknown", implying that while she has a strong inclination towards girls, she's definitely still open to the possibility of being attracted to guys.
    • Nozaki's little sister Yumeko. She's definitely very into boys, but in one chapter, Nozaki shows her a photo of Mikoshiba (his male best friend) and the above-mentioned Kashima, and asks her which one she thinks is hotter. Yumeko picks Kashima, and when Nozaki chuckles and informs her that Kashima is a girl, she simply reiterates that Kashima is the hotter one of the two. When Nozaki is visibly surprised by this, Yumeko says that gender doesn't matter when admiring hotness.
  • My Hero Academia
    • Eijiro Kirishima, who has a fanboy level of enthusiasm for what he deems, "manliness." Though he is shown to get flustered at Midnight's hero costume and was seen blushing at the fact there were naked girls at the hotspring. Plus, while his inspiration to become a Pro was an old hero called Crimson Riot, whom he emulates as much as possible, it's later shown that he modelled his current hairstyle and upbeat attitude off someone who greatly inspired him when he was in middleschool - Mina Ashido.
  • In My Monster Secret, Shishido Shiho, who presents herself as a "pervert", has no problem groping girls or contemplating to do it, and even has a nosebleed when fondling Nagisa's butt in chapter 89. However, she also regularly teases the main character Asahi (and possibly has a light crush on him) and briefly mentions having liked a boy in grade school. It doesn't help that her character remains rather impenetrable.
  • Hikigaya Hachiman of My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU is definitely attracted to girls (he isn't averse to enjoying the eye candy surrounding him), but he's also definitely attracted to his girly-looking male classmate Totsuka Saika, often blushing and spacing out around him even after learning his true gender. This initially gives him mixed feelings, but he seems to get over it in time.
  • Naruto:
    • Sai, what with his midriff bearing top, Ho Yay with Naruto, and (fan exaggerated) tendency towards penis jokes. He also called Ino "gorgeous" once, and in the finale they are married and have a son.
    • Orochimaru preys on both boys and girls but shows a particular interest in Sasuke.
    • Naruto himself gets obvious Ho Yay with Sasuke (it is likened to an obsession and commented on by other characters) and other males as well as initially having a crush on Sakura and marrying Hinata in the finale and having kids.
    • Some of Suigetsu's mannerisms and body language could also be interpreted this way, such as the scene where he threatens Sasuke from behind while naked, though his Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with Karin can be viewed as Belligerent Sexual Tension. He tends to get suggestive when threatening other males as well.
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion:
    • Shinji is very clearly attracted to his fellow pilots Rei and Asuka, in addition to his guardian Misatoand plenty of time is dedicated to all three.He also crushes hard on Kaworu Nagisa from the moment they meet, and admits to loving him after his death. However, the ambiguity comes in due to Shinji's sexuality never being officially stated, as well as whether his attraction to Kaworu still would have occurred had they met under better circumstances. As a result, it's unclear whether he's bisexual, pansexual, desperate, or if Kaworu is the exception for him
    • Kaji flirts heavily with the ladies and is in a sexual relationship with Misato. He also appears to be hitting on Shinji in a couple scenes, though this seems to be him just messing with people rather then genuine interest.
    • While Maya is explicitly a lesbian in most incarnations, in one game, she can also date Aoba.
    • Interestingly, Kaworu is also sometimes paired with Rei in some official art and spin-offs.
  • No. 6: Possibly inverted. When Safu tells Shion she wants to have sex with him, he is taken aback because to him they are Just Friends, but gets flustered at the idea and pledges to do it with her when she comes back from studying abroad. Of course, this gets derailed entirely when Safu Ascends to a Higher Plane of Existence, and Shion appears to be much more infatuated with Nezumi anyway.
  • Tomoko Kuroki, the main character of No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular!, is clearly attracted to men—she's fond of otome games and sex scenes with guys, especially ones involving a Bastard Boyfriend, and she saw getting a boyfriend as a goal for much of the early manga. But she also has no compunction about sexually harassing women, often blushes when close to attractive girls, and fantasizes about her classmates. In general, though, she doesn't seem to recognize her behavior as this, mostly because her social standards are warped by anime such that she interprets the Les Yay scenes in most shows as ordinary platonic interaction. It doesn't help that she Desperately Craves Affection and is fairly indiscriminate.
  • Pandora Hearts
    • Elliot comments on liking girls with sexy underwear and gets a ton of Ho Yay with Leo, defaulting to his Tsundere personality. He also gets a fair share of more ambiguous Ho Yay with Oz.
    • Leo states that he likes older women at one point, but his most important relationship is his incredibly close and meaningful one with Elliot, not to mention how he completely loses his mind following Elliot's death. He also gets occasional minor Ho Yay with Oz and Vincent.
    • Vincent eventually falls for Ada, but he is also obsessed with his older brother Gilbert. What kind of love is up for debate (although most agree it does not seem brotherly), but it's strong enough that he's willing to erase his own existence to make Gil's life better. He also flirts with Lottie, has slept with a lot of noblewomen, and does some ambiguous Ho Yay-inducing teasing with Leo.
    • At the beginning of the series, Oz flirted with plenty of girls and seemed to have something for Sharon. However, he also generates Ho Yay with Leo, Elliot, and Break—not to mention his possessive streak regarding Gilbert, his Ambiguously Gay servant who seems to be totally in love with him. In an omake, he enthusiastically entertains having lovestruck fans of both genders and states that he is slightly attracted to a cross-dressing Break.
    • Break is implied to have been in love with Shelly Rainsworth and has had some questionably flirtatious encounters with Lottie rife with odd sexual tension. In spite of this, he also enjoys teasing and having No Sense of Personal Space in regards to Gilbert, Oz, and Reim.
  • Yuujirou of Princess Princess is shown to have an interest in girls but may or may not also have feelings for Tooru, who occasionally is shown to reciprocate.
  • Sayaka Miki of Puella Magi Madoka Magica explicitly has a crush on her childhood friend Kyosuke Kamijou. However, there is a bit of subtext pairing her with Kyoko Sakura. While in the main series proper it seems one-sided on Kyoko's part, there has been a fair amount of Ship Tease in Spin-Off material (including some confirmation that the staff ships it) that suggests at least a possibility of reciprocation. And with the release of Rebellion, the two are living in the same house, hold hands, fight together, and enjoy teasing each other.
  • Almost anyone in Revolutionary Girl Utena, like Utena herself, Anthy, Wakaba, Saionji, Touga, Miki, Juri and Shiori, depending on your interpretations. Though some of their ambiguously bi statuses become less ambiguous by the end.
  • In Rosario + Vampire, young Yukari announces to her classmates that she's fallen in love with both Moka and Tsukune, but it's not clear if she herself fully understands the implications of that statement.
  • Sailor Moon:
    • The heroine Usagi is clearly attracted to men, with her crush on Motoki and falling in love with Mamoru, but also seems to display attraction to women as well. She comments that both Ami and Makoto are pretty when she first meets them and even says Ami would be cuter if she smiled more often. Ami also manipulates Usagi into getting on a bus with her by saying she could she a pretty girl (Rei) and Usagi ended up following said girl home because she was entranced with her beauty, hearts in her eyes the entire time. She goes along with Haruka's flirting even after learning she's a woman and doesn't seem upset by being surprise-kissed by her. She also seems okay with Cosmos kissing her.
    • The rest of the Inners, too, mostly Rei and Minako. Minako, Makoto, and Rei have each fallen in love with at least one man and the first two are boy-crazy and often comment on wanting a boyfriend while Ami has a crush on Motoki. Naoko was also planning on pairing them up with the Shitennou. Some official art by Naoko and a chapter in the Stars arc have Les Yay between Rei and Minako. Naoko also drew a Les Yay-y picture of Minako feeling up Usagi. When Makoto is introducing her friend Asanuma to the other girls, she describes Usagi as pretty. The Dream and Stars arcs are anvilicious about Usagi being the only person the Inners should be devoting their lives to and all of the girls coming to agree with this, willingly choosing to spend the rest of their (very long) lives with a woman (sure this is rooted in the Japanese concept of giri, but the manga doesn't distinguish between celibacy and lesbianism).
    • Ittou Asanuma. He may have romantic feelings for his friend Makoto and doesn't seem to mind when she kisses him on the head. On the other hand, he's a big Mamoru fanboy and his admiration can easily be interpreted as a crush, if not more. It's to the point that both the 2011 English re-translation of the manga and the English dub of Crystal have Makoto say he has a "man-crush" on Mamoru and Asanuma's response is essentially "So what if I do?"
  • Seraph of the End:
    • Yoichi acts interested in the Serapuchi comics when he sees the girls skirts get flipped up by the wind and in the fanbook asks Yuu if he also thinks Mitsuba looks cute in civilian clothes. He also has Ho Yay with Yuu and Kimizuki.
    • Ferid claims to feel love for a female vampire but she thinks he only loves her for her power. For that matter, Ferid seems to have distinctly rapey overtones whenever he is talking to/about Mika or when he is near Yuu. Further compounded by him being a vampire who are stated to not feel things like sexual attraction and he’s a teasing trickster in general.
    • Yuu has Ship Tease with Shinoa but also has an obsession with protecting Mika and being close to him. He also comments that Yoichi looks 'seriously good' in casual attire. It's also not made clear if his response of "Shut up" when asked which type of girl he likes is him acting in a Tsundere way or if he just simply doesn't like women that way.
    • Crowley acts flirtatious toward Yuu calling him "my cute little livestock", notices the attractiveness of women and men in the novels, has reluctant Ho Yay with Ferid, once manhandles Shinoa to the ground to drink her blood in a scene resembling Attempted Rape, and has occasionally been depicted with Cress and Horn in Ship Tease art in the manga.
  • Skip Beat!: Kyoko has shown attraction towards men and may or may not like her friend Moko in that way.
  • Reina from Sound! Euphonium explicitly states she has a crush on her male teacher but that does nothing for the large amount of Homoerotic Subtext between her and Kumiko. Episode 11 has a scene that reeks of a silly high school love confession where Reina asks if Kumiko will ever leave her. Kumiko states that she won't and that Reina can kill her if she does. Reina agrees and then Kumiko puts her hand on Reina's hand that was on her cheek, and repeats a line Reina told her several episodes earlier—"it's a confession of love, after all." This makes Reina very happy. All throughout the scene their faces were literally centimeters apart.
  • Kotetsu from Tiger & Bunny was officially married to a woman prior to the events of the series. He also has a lot of rather suspicious moments with Barnaby, and he tells Fire Emblem that he's "too tall" rather than saying anything about his gender when asked if he wanted to go back to the latter's house. However, the creators refuse to confirm anything on Kotetsu and Barnaby's relationship, and the comment to Nathan may have simply been a joke.
  • Tokyo Ghoul
    • Eto claims to love Kaneki to a Yandere degree but given her reputation it's difficult to tell if it's genuine. She also acts ominously seductive around Kanae who is revealed to be a girl and she strips her when torturing her, including putting her hands on her body.
    • Kaneki/Sasaki has ship tease with numerous ladies (including having a crush on Rize initially before he found out she was a ghoul and thinking that Touka is cute too as well as carrying her in a Bridal Carry). He ends up having sex with Touka and marrying her with child. He has also blushed around men and commented on the attractive qualities of them, in addition to other Ho Yay which includes carrying Hide in a Bridal Carry in the anime and their undying devotion to each other and Mutsuki in one in the manga and calling him "cute" with a wink.
    • Hide shows interest in the ladies, like Touka and Rize, but also has a relationship with Kaneki that borders on Ho Yay at times. He happily accepted Kaneki despite knowing that he's a ghoul. The anime depicts him choosing to save Kaneki and spend his final moments with him rather than seek medical attention for his injuries.
    • Tsukiyama blurs the line between murderous and amorous intentions towards Kaneki and was also mentioned to have a thing for Touka.
    • Touka gets plenty of Ship Tease with Kaneki and both are implied to be attracted to one another. They both end up confessing feelings for the other and having sex as well as getting married Also, Touka gets very blushy around her female human friend Yoriko. As a bonus, she forces herself to eat her cooking even though it's vile to her, just to spare Yoriko's feelings.
    • Uta comments that Urie's moles are "sexy", gets rather close to Kaneki/Sasaki, comments on Mutsuki's good looks and also discusses girls with Shirazu. Also, Yomo and Uta started out as rivals, with the later becoming fascinated with the former. Itori likes to tease them about their past and in one of the Seiyuu events, the Live Drama involved Uta flirting with Yomo while touching his kagune. Uta ends up confessing to Yomo that the latter makes him feel alive.
    • Mutsuki was born female and identifies as a male. He seems to find Male Gaze disturbing but is rather close with Sasaki and the other members of his team, one of whom is a girl. He also seems to either express interest/curiousity towards Touka (he calls her "super cute") or is jealous of her relationship with Sasaki. He turns out to be jealous of her and is in love with Sasaki/Kaneki. Though he’s so delusional and unable to maintain a stable sense of self that it’s uncertain if those are his true feelings.
    • Naki is either this or Ambiguously Gay in that he is a masochist when it comes to his big brother Yamori who he fawns over but also gets Ship Tease moments with Miza one of which includes them doing Sweetheart Sipping in the 2016 calendar. They also get married.
    • Seidou’s strong admiration towards Amon and Akira. It’s also implied that Seidou’s one-sided rivalry with Akira (who is Amon’s partner) might be jealousy. There's also the omake where Seidou gets jealous of Suzuya when he sees him giving Amon some sweets thinking he's trying to get on Amon's good side and despairs over how he's been unable to grow closer to Amon thus far.
    • Banjou has an established crush on Rize but also has his share of Ho Yay and protectiveness towards Kaneki.
  • Minto from Tokyo Mew Mew has a hero-worship for Zakuro that definitely verges into Les Yay at times (she confesses her love at one point, though in context it's ambiguous what kind of love she was talking about), but also shows interest in guys and when Ichigo asked the other Mews what they considered attractive, she pictured a male dancer. 4Kids actually played this up in their dub by swapping that male dancer to Zakuro herself (Renee in the dub). They also changed almost none of the dialogue with her confessing her love and adoration to Zakuro/Renee.
  • Sumire from Venus Versus Virus has a very intense bond with her friend Lucia, who is later confirmed in the manga to be in love with her, but also has a very important male love interest. The manga's end is rather ambiguous whether Sumire likes Lucia back or whether it's a one-sided love affair.
  • Wandering Son:
    • Mako seems predominantly attracted to guys but has a crush on her transgender female friend Nitori at one point, though due to the latter still being living as male Mako sees her as a boy.
    • Momoko has a Romantic Two-Girl Friendship with her best friend Chizuru but has been teased for liking a former male classmate Oka.
    • Saori has a thing for crossdressing guys and has a Single-Target Sexuality towards trans girl Nitori, who she prefers as a boy but doesn't mind too much as a girl. Saori also has a romantically tinged friendship with Takatsuki (who has an Ambiguous Gender Identity). She later begins dating a boy named Fumiya.
    • Nitori is mainly attracted to girls but she might have had a crush on her sister's eventual-boyfriend Seya (who had a crush on her and went on a date with her prior to an Unsettling Gender Reveal). She also had a crush on Takatsuki in elementary. At the time Takatsuki identified as a trans boy, but by the end of the series she no longer did.
    • Takatsuki blushes and freaks out when Yuki playfully hits on her (though it was likely because Takatsuki had never passed as a boy until then) and also has a lot of teasing with Saori to the point where they're mistaken for a couple once. Later in the manga she has ambiguous feelings towards a male teacher that not even she understands. Near the end of the series Takatsuki admits she likes Nitori, who she hasn't seen for a long time. Takatsuki previously saw Nitori as a girl but finds the near-adult Nitori to be handsome.
  • Your Name: Taki's friend Tsukasa quietly mutters he finds Taki cute after seeing Mitsuha's behavior in Taki's body.
  • Marnie from When Marnie Was There has a Romantic Two-Girl Friendship with Anna that consists of romantic seeming things such as love confessions, rowboating together, and Intimate Healing. She also has feelings for a boy named Kazuhiko. It's later revealed that Marnie is Dead All Along and Kazuhiko was her eventual husband. Anna ends up self-inserting as Kazuhiko in flashbacks which makes her relationship with Marnie even more romantic looking. The reveal that Marnie is a Long-Lost Relative of Anna's (namely her grandmother as a child) makes it hard to understand if Marnie sees Anna as family or as a love interest, especially since it's left vague if Marnie realizes their relationship.

    Comic Books 
  • Nancy from Afterlife with Archie canonically has a boyfriend, Chuck, like in the main comics... She also has a girlfriend, Ginger. The vague part is if Chuck is a beard or if they were a legitimate couple before she fell for Ginger.
  • Black Canary, especially under Gail Simone's pen in Birds of Prey. At one point she was going to quip that she was "75% heterosexual" thus making her Bi the Way, but placeholder dialog confusion turned it into "heterosexual to the bone". And when she believes she's going to have to fight a Duel to the Death she tells Huntress to tell both Barbara and Oliver Queen, her ex-husband, that she loves them. In that order. To say nothing of this.
  • Fantastic Four: Johnny Storm, according to some fan theories. In addition to doing things like dating non-binary aliens, it was strongly hinted that he and Daken had a fling in Dark Wolverine. While the comic never confirmed the exact nature of their relationship, when a fan asked Marjorie Lu if Johnny and Daken were sleeping together, she replied with: "They better have been, given all the hard work we put into creating sexual tension between their characters."
  • Hercules was implied to have had relations with a large number of women and Northstar. A Running Gag is Amadeus Cho repeatedly denying that he has the same relationship with Herc as Iolaus did. While armwrestling the female Thor, he also had a line of dialogue that suggested he'd kissed the original, male Thor in the past. In the X-Treme X-Men alternate universe, he's explicitly shown to be in a relationship with Wolverine, making both characters a little less ambiguous.
  • Tony Stark aka Iron Man. (It also shows up in the movies he appears in). He's The Casanova and all of his canonical love interests have been women, but he also seems to have a thing for teasing/making Double Entendre remarks towards male characters.
    • Not to mention the fact that he publicly apologizes to both men and women when his dating profile is taken down in the comics....and when it’s put back up, it noticeably allows both men and women to send requests. There’s also a party scene from the Superior Iron Man issue that displays a half-naked Tony surrounded by both men and women who are also in various states of undress — while in his bedroom.
    • It’s taken Up to Eleven by the Avengers Academy game, in which Tony does things like refer to Thor as sexy, call T’Challa handsome to his face, tease Loki for hitting on him and compliment his hair, openly check out Captain Britain’s biceps, and seems to have no problem with the concept of himself and Steve as a couple, all while still flirting incessantly with female characters like Pepper, Nadia Pym, and Natasha Romanoff.
    • As far as the movie version goes, some of Tony’s more obvious indicators include telling Hawkeye to “clench up” when he carries him with the Iron Man suit, patting Thor’s biceps while complimenting his swing, joking about performance issues with Loki, asking his teammates as a whole (four out of five of which are male) if someone kissed him, and, of course, the ever-infamous “America’s ass” scene (in which Tony, completely unprompted, calls attention to and comments on Steve’s ass).
  • Kimber from Jem and the Holograms obviously had a case of Adaptational Sexuality, but it's hard to tell if she's lesbian or bisexual. In the Jem cartoon she's exclusively into boys (though her Romantic Two-Girl Friendship with Stormer in "The Bands Break Up" makes her Ambiguously Bi in her own right). In the comic though, she leans towards girls. Her interests outright includes "Girls", her sisters mention her frequently crushing on girls, and she falls in Love at First Sight with Stormer. Some dialogue in early issues imply she could be bi, and considering her cartoon version that wouldn't be unusual. Though in the Valentine's Day issue she gets disgusted when she learned she kissed a man while under a spell, suggesting that she's gay.
  • Lady Death was originally as Evil Ernie's love interest and even then that didn't stop women being all over her, despite saying she is not into them. However in the Avatar publications, while she prefers men, its implied she swings both ways when she casually kisses a barmaid in the lips in one scene, though she treats it as nothing.
  • Runaways:
    • Throughout the first two series, Nico Minoru only seemed attracted to guys, but had a lot of Ship Tease with her Lipstick Lesbian friend, Karolina (especially under later writers). It's also implied she was initially jealous of Xavin, Karolina's fiancee. Then the 2017 series had Nico outright tell Karolina that she has a crush on her, removing the ambiguity.
    • In the first three series, Molly Hayes seemed to have crushes on several teen superheroes, including Speed from Young Avengers and Reptil from Avengers Academy, but also had a Romantic Two-Girl Friendship with Klara and joked that she would marry female deinonychus Old Lace. In the 2017 series, she falls under the spell of classmate Abigail, who wants Molly to be her "Best Friend Forever". She also takes it very hard when Klara refuses to come back to the team, and the next issue has her off-panel for the whole issue, with her teammates mentioning that she's been sulking a lot lately.
  • In Seconds, when Kate speaks to Max after the first revision, the man he is having dinner with is crying, implying that they just broke up. Later, when Kate is talking to Hazel, the conversation leads to Kate asking her if she likes girl or boys. Hazel replies that she hasn't decided yet.
  • Amy from Sonic the Comic apparently has a crush on Sonic, at least in early issues, but her close friendship with Tekno is the butt of fan jokes. In turn Tekno is teased with Shortfuse however fans utterly ignore him and, as said, she and Amy are close buddies who travel around a lot. A Sonic the Comic – Online! story written by one of the comic's main writers mentions the two have a son named Johnny, but it's never clarified they're raising him as friends or as a couple.
  • Jessica Drew a.k.a. Spider-Woman. All of her love interests in the mainstream continuity have been men like Hawkeye, but she's also had a lot of Les Yay with some female characters, especially her "best friend" Carol Danvers. Additionally, when asked her opinion on the female Thor, her response was "One word, Carol: hawt." Blurring this further is that her Ultimate Marvel self is openly lesbian and has a crush on Kitty Pryde.
  • In Starbrand & Nightmask, Nightmask, in his civilian identity as college student Adam Blackveil, is hit on by both a female and a male student while working out at the gym. While he recognizes that they are flirting with him as it goes due to his little familiarity to human interaction, he looks very pleased about it and declares that he enjoys it.
  • Minor villain and former Thunderbolt Joystick flirted with Scarlet Spider (both in-costume and in his civilian identity) in her first appearance, but also expressed the desire to see if a defeated female opponent was cute underneath her armor in a later story.
  • Wonder Woman, with more or less subtlety Depending on the Writer. After all, she grew up in a Lady Land called Paradise Island. The New 52 removes the ambiguity entirely when Diana officiates a gay marriage, telling Clark that she sees no difference between it and heterosexual marriage. Greg Rucka (who designed Di's Post-Crisis revamp) has given a Word of Gay that she's bisexual, but prior to Wonder Woman (Rebirth) this was only hinted at in universe, most prominently during Gail Simone's run on Volume 3.
  • Selene from X-Men isn't openly bisexual and is in fact a widow of a man named Marcus Gallio. But she also possesses some amount of Lesbian Vampire traits.
    • The relationship between Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr is at least as strong and complicated as those they have with romantic female partners. Its very easy to interpret them as being in love with each other, which would make them sort of bi.
    • Storm is probably one of the most famous examples of this trope. She's had strong romantic relationships with a lot of men, including Black Panther, Wolverine and Forge, but she's also had extremely close Romantic Two Girl Friendships with Yukio and Jean Grey since the '80s. Yukio has even flat out admitted that Storm is one of the most important people in her life.
    • Kitty Pryde, especially when written by Chris Claremont. Her canonical love interests have exclusively been men (such as Colossus and Star-Lord), but she is also known for having extremely close and emotional friendships with several of the girls in her life, especially Illyana Rasputin and Rachel Summers. Notably, Kitty and Illyana are so close that Kitty is the only other person on the planet capable of wielding Illyana's Soulsword, and after Illyana was temporarily erased from everyone's memories by the Beyonder during Secret Wars II, Kitty was still able to remember her due to their emotional bond. There was also a rather infamous issue of Excalibur where Sat-Yr-9 (while disguised as Courtney Ross) celebrated Kitty's birthday in a way that seemed to echo a seduction, including a panel where Kitty actually licked frosting off Courtney's finger in a highly suggestive manner.
    • Jubilee is another character who has had mostly male love interests, but is also very close with X-23, including some blatantly sexual overtones during the period where Jubilee was turned into a vampire and bit Laura. She was also remarkably unfazed after being kissed on the mouth by Roxy, one of her female students. In the 2013 X-Men series, Jubilee recalled the first time she saw Storm, Dazzler, Psylocke and Rogue back when she was a child, and claimed this was her mental reaction:
    Jubilee: ...Total rock stars. I wanted to have all their babies.

    Fan Works 
  • Kaworu in Advice and Trust. He only ever shows romantic interest in Rei during the story proper, but he mentioned that he loved Shinji in at least one alternate timeline. The ambiguity comes down to how much those alternate Kaworu's can be considered to be him.
  • The Naruto fanfic Chasing The Shadow explores this, both Haku and Naruto having somewhat questionable sexual orientations. The author discusses it at times.
  • In the Infinity Crisis spin-off Sins, Sirens and Strife, Darcy Lewis states "Shoot, now I'm gay" when she first sees Wonder Woman, and later implies that she has engaged in at least one threesome.
  • The Lost Girl/Merlin Crossover Lost in Camelot takes this approach for Morgana in particular; she acknowledges that she would have gone after Bo from the beginning if her friend had been a man, was physically affectionate with Bo to such a degree that Kenzi found it noteworthy before either she or Bo realised they had more-than-friendly feelings for each other, and is willing to consider making their relationship romantic once Bo gives her a day to consider that possibility. That said, Morgana has only ever been attracted to men before Bo suggests the idea of a romantic relationship between two women, is reluctant to take things to a physical level too soon even after Bo kisses her for the first time- a fact that Bo understands and accepts- and was explicitly attracted to Merlin first
  • madsthenerdygirl's MCU Rewrites portray Steve Rogers/Captain America as this: in Age of Ultron: Redux, he acknowledges what he could have had with Peggy Carter and a number of characters in-story wonder if his relationship with James "Bucky" Barnes/The Winter Soldier has the potential to be more than platonic. In Captain America: Ghosts of HYDRA, while being interviewed about Bucky Barnes, Steve states that being asked about his friend would be like asking a wife to testify against her husband. Word of God states she intentionally wrote the story this way so that the reader could interpret their relationship as platonic or romantic.
  • In the Buffy the Vampire Slayer series The One With The Angelic Face, Angelus being cursed with a soul and turned into a woman has interesting consequences for Buffy's relationship with 'Angela';
    • Angela recalls Angelus having been a ‘lover’ of men and women in his time, but he was naturally into sex as a means of control and asserting his dominance rather than actual love, leaving Angela herself conflicted about her feelings for Buffy as she still thinks like a man with eighteenth century morals (Liam would have enjoyed being with two women at once, but the idea of two women on their own would have been weird at best from his perspective).
    • For Buffy, she spends some time uncertain about her feelings for Angela, unable to reconcile her appreciation for Angela as a person with her hatred of Angelus, but despite acknowledging that she is attracted to cute boys and can't find Angelus attractive even when picturing Angela in his male body, Buffy eventually realises that she has fallen in love with Angela.
  • The Harry Potter fanfic The Power of Seven has some interesting variations of this as Harry finds himself forced to form a 'harem' with seven witches to get the horcrux out of his head. Up until chapter 25, none of the girls showed an interest in doing anything with each other without Harry, but there were certain 'exceptional circumstances';
    • Ginny finds that she enjoys watching Harry with other girls, to the point that she gets turned on while looking at Luna naked and picturing Harry’s reaction to her, and makes sure that Hermione is watching when she and Harry are completing the first stage of the ritual. This becomes more explicit when Ginny's link to Harry allows her to 'observe' Harry's first time with Hermione from Harry's perspective, inspiring Ginny to fantasize about a threesome with herself, Harry and Hermione, which becomes reality the following chapter even if she and Hermione don't do much with each other directly.
      • In chapter 25, Ginny muses that while she hasn't explicitly 'inherited' Harry's attraction to girls, she derived emotional pleasure from helping Luna pleasure Harry, and gets peripherally turned on by sharing Harry's reaction to looking at Demelza naked, to the point that she makes Demelza eat her out when they're alone in the dorms. In Chapter 35, Ginny finally admits that she is at least somewhat bi when she acknowledges that she fell victim to Fleur's allure when she unintentionally witnessed an encounter between Bill and Fleur back at the Burrow.
    • Although Hermione has been kissed by Ginny at least twice, she does not appear to be independently aroused by the experience, and tells Luna that she isn't explicitly attracted to women on their own; Word of God affirms that Hermione is explicitly straight even if some of the other girls will be bi.
    • Demelza is fully aware that Harry has sex with Ginny, and chapters 23-24 feature her watching Harry have sex with Ginny and Katie, but Demelza's thoughts were always focused on Harry's actions and reactions rather than being explicitly aroused by the other girls. In chapter 25, Demelza eats Ginny out while masturbating, but this is clearly demonstrated as an extension of her submission to Harry- Ginny essentially 'acting' as Harry's proxy- rather than Demelza being sexually attracted to Ginny on her own.
    • While Katie shows no explicit sexual interest in girls, she does encourage Harry to release all over Ginny as she masturbates him herself, and briefly fantasises about licking Ginny's abdomen clean of his release before she decides to just have sex with Harry directly. Chapter 28 sees Katie watch as Demelza has sex with Harry, and even give Demelza advice on how to give a blowjob, but she shows no sign that she is aroused by Ginny and Demelza's own nudity.
    • Chapter 31 has all six of the girls currently active in the harem spend the night with Harry and then spend the morning pleasuring him, but it is made clear that the girls were all pleasuring Harry with none of them doing anything to one of the others even after they start removing their nightclothes.
  • Ruby and Nora has gone out of its way to avert this, though the sexuality of Weiss's mother, Willow, is still in the air.
  • In RWBY ABRG, it's implied that Cardin is attracted to Jaune. Though Velvet is his main play-thing, he seems flirty towards Jaune as well.
  • Downplayed in the Supernatural/Jennifer's Body crossover Trust Doesn't Rust; Jennifer and Needy’s bond is defined as a sisterly one without the explicitly sexual elements used in the film, and Sam is briefly ‘attracted’ to Dean due to Dean using a sigil to turn Jennifer’s powers against her that basically turned Dean into an incubus.
  • Cinder in Vale's Underground makes her attraction to men very open and shut (as well as her attraction to violence). However, she also starts a relationship with Emerald when the latter admits her feelings. She is also willing to have sex with her. The issue is that her thoughts are described as Cinder only entering a relationship with her to toy with her. Without her showing any attraction to other women, it makes it difficult to tell if she really is attracted to women. The fact that her mother molested her when she was younger complicates things further — especially since Cinder resents her mother because of it.

    Films - Animation 
  • The Goth Kid from The Book of Life. When introduced to the pictures of La Muerte and Xibalba he called them both "so pretty" in the same dreamy-like fashion.
  • The Lion King: Timon and Pumbaa. While they are Heterosexual Life-Partners, there is so much blatant Homoerotic Subtext that went on between them. However, they do have crushes on several girls throughout Timon & Pumbaa. Pumbaa fits this trope more as he tried to kiss Timon in House of Mouse in the Valentines day special.
  • Pitch Black in Rise of the Guardians. If his backstory where when he was human, he had a wife and a daughter is in the movie-verse. He also flirts a bit in the official prequel comic with Tooth during his introduction. However, he also seems to be very touchy-feely with Jack. In the Antarctica scene, he always claimed that he and Jack were the same, touching him when he proposed him to join his side (and in one of early artworks, he even strokes his jaw with a smug smile) and is hurt by his rejection. Furthermore, he even called Bunnymund "cute" for mocking him, making Bunnymund slightly scared (though Bunny was probably just worried Pitch might try to harm him).

    Films - Live-Action 
  • 48 Hrs.: Lisa and Casey sleep with Billy and Ganz, and are implied to be sleeping with each other.
  • Morse in Alien³. When the prisoners all find out that Ripley has crashed on their prison planet, Morse declares that he has taken a vow of celibacy "...and that includes women." Later in the Assembly Cut of the film, Morse is finally persuaded to let Golic out of his restraints when Golic says to him "I love you, Morse."
  • All the Boys Love Mandy Lane: Chloe is into Garth, and heavily implied to be into Mandy.
  • Bloody Bloody Bible Camp: Tad is a hound dog who pursues every attractive woman he sees, but he has to reassure himself that he has no homosexual desires.
  • But I'm a Cheerleader: Joel is sent to a conversion therapy camp due to liking boys, and is implied to reciprocate fellow camper Graham's faked affection for him. However, it's unclear if the brainwashing got to him, he's lying to get through the program like Graham is, or if he's genuinely into her.
  • Karen from The Children's Hour. The movie centers around her and her best friend Martha, who is later revealed to be gay and in love with her, being Mistaken for Gay. Karen is engaged to a man, though her relationship with Martha is full of subtext. Even people in-story think they're too close, no thanks to a child's Malicious Slander. At the end she wants to run away with Martha even after Martha's Anguished Declaration of Love, though it doesn't work out because Martha is Driven to Suicide.
  • Dark Harvest: Alex is dating Darcy, who thinks she has Belligerent Sexual Tension with Sean.
  • Dead Hooker in a Trunk: Badass and Junkie are both seen having sex with men, but can't dismiss hiring a female prostitute in a drunken bender.
  • Deathgasm: Medina is Brodie's Love Interest, and her metal fantasy has heavy lesbian imagery.
  • The Final Girls: Kurt hits on literally every woman he sees, but briefly mentions that he thinks gay men have a cool lifestyle.
  • Fraternity Massacre at Hell Island: Sarah is married to Clark, but is flattered by her friend's offer of lesbian sex.
  • James (Will Ferrell) in Get Hard was disgusted over having to give oral sex to a man and is married to a woman, but also didn't mind getting close to Darnell (Kevin Hart) and using suggestive double entendres in regards to him.
  • Gory Gory Hallelujah: Jessie, the feminist Jesus, hooks up with Sky and later has lesbian sex at a feminist cult orgy, but she was clearly brainwashed with the latter, sho it's not clear if she's interested in women or not.
  • Gutterballs: Hannah has threesomes with Steve and the canonically bi Julia, but it's not clear what these threesomes entail.
  • Higher Learning: It's never really made clear if Kristen is actually bisexual or just curious. Aside from the merest teasing of a sexual relationship with Taryn (although it's implied that they did), some hand holding, and a kiss (which may or may not have really happened), we only actually see her have sex with men. Of course when she was having sex with her boyfriend she was thinking of Taryn. This lends a dollop of subtext to the scene in which Dr. Phipps is discussing his students' various backgrounds.
    Dr. Phipps (to Kristen): What are you?
    Kristen: I don't know...
  • Ryan from High School Musical was originally intended to be Camp Gay but Disney wouldn't allow it. He was paired off with a female character (and his relationship with his twin sister Sharpay is a tiny bit unusual), yet at the same time he has a lot of Homoerotic Subtext with Chad in the sequel. Fans commonly read him as bisexual as a result.
  • David Skylark of The Interview. Dave seems omni-sexual, judging from his obvious attraction to women like the CIA agent, as well as some weird things he says (apparently he watches gay porn). He also didn't mind kissing Kim, the male leader of North Korea, when playing spin the bottle with him or his best male friend Aaron.
  • IT Chapter Two: A rare example where a character's interest to the same sex is confirmed in canon, but their opposite-sex attractions are left more ambiguous. By the end of the film it's been made clear that Richie is an Armoured Closet Gay who's been in love with Eddie since they were kids. What's far less clear is whether his elaborate bragging about his prowess with girls has any actual intention behind it, other than to hide his sexuality from his friends. On the one hand, as an adult he claims publicly to have a girlfriend who is clearly fabricated (but could conceivably be based on an ex); on the other, as a teenager he does join the other boys in briefly ogling Bev in her underwear (but it's established elsewhere that he overcompensates in order to fit in with his straight peers).
  • Jennifer's Body: Anita "Needy" Lesnicki has a boyfriend, whom she cares about very deeply. She also makes out with Jennifer, and seems to be really into it before she breaks it off.
  • Jupiter Ascending:
    • The driving force of the film is the conflict between the Abrasax siblings and Jupiter, the genetic recurrence of their mother. While the Abrasax patriarch is never mentioned or seen, the two Abrasax brothers definitely have an unhealthy interest in their mother. Titus is The Casanova whose defining scene is a Zero-G Spot pseudo-orgy of heavy petting with women. He plans to secure his claim to Earth by marrying Jupiter, and all that implies. There's also the scene where Titus tries to kill Caine which reeks of Ho Yay, complete with whispering his evil plan in Caine's ear while circling around him.
    • Kalique has two suggestive scenes with both genders. In one scene she strips naked in front of Jupiter, looks at her seductively, and then rises from her bath with a glamorous young body (in one of the only nude scenes in the movie. There's also her compliments on Caine's physique when he barges into her palace with no shirt on.
  • Jack Sparrow of Pirates of the Caribbean. He's shown on screen to be interested in woman and has considerable Ho Yay with other male characters, and Johnny Depp (the actor who plays him) has said that he's bisexual.
  • In Plan B, Bruno pretends to be attracted to his ex-girlfriend Laura's boyfriend Pablo with the end goal of making Pablo sexually confused enough to dump Laura and clear the path to him getting back together with her but the more his homoerotic-laden friendship with Pablo develops, the more his fake attraction to him starts to look not-so-fake. The ending confirms that Bruno did fall in love with Pablo for real, but it's still ambiguous whether he really is bisexual and was in denial about it or if Pablo is just an exception for him.
  • Repo! The Genetic Opera: Amber Sweet sleeps with the Graverobber and is implied to tap the Genterns.
  • Scary Movie: Buffy and Cindy have boyfriends, but mention going down on each other one time. However, given that they swore to never speak of it again, it could have just as easily been bicurious experimentation.
  • James Bond villain Silva in Skyfall aggressively flirted with both Severine and Bond. While Bond's tied to a chair and Silva is suggestively touching him, the following exchange happens.
    Silva: Well...first time for everything, yes?
    Bond: What makes you think this is my first time?
  • Drax from the Guardians of the Galaxy movies had a wife and daughter, but is very appreciative of Thor's muscular physique when he encounters the God in Avengers: Infinity War.
  • Stealing Harvard: Honorable Judge Emmett Cook was married and denies being homosexual. However, he has Duff, John Plummer and later, Mr. Warner and many other males (as evidenced by photos he takes of them all) dress up and role-play as his deceased wife because he misses her too much. He also lays in bed with the men and spoons with them.
  • Stitches (2001): Mrs. Albright is perfectly willing to act seductive towards men and women, and has sex with Ms. Lester to get what she wants. It's unclear if she'll have sex with men too.
  • Tank Girl: Tank Girl has a boyfriend in the beginning, and hooks up with a guy at the end. But her immediate response to Jet Girl being sexually harassed is to pretend to be her girlfriend, and she refers to past sexual partners in the gender neutral unless referring to a specific one.
  • In The Truth About Charlie, the female detective is sleeping with her male partner, but much of her dialogue regarding Reggie, the protagonist, implies that she's attracted to her—talking how beautiful she is, how fortunate any man who gets to sleep with her is, etc.
  • Jay of The View Askewniverse enthusiastically hits on women, but when accused in Dogma by Rufus of fantasizing about other men while masturbating, his response is "Dude, not all the time!" Later, when waking up suddenly, he babbles "I didn't come in you, Pete, I swear!" Wikipedia lists most of the many times he and Bob do something ambiguous. Word of God is that Jay is most likely bi, though onscreen evidence suggests that he's severely closeted.
  • Wrestlemaniac: Dallas, Debbie and Daisy are willing to be sexual with each other and Alphonse on camera, but it's unclear how much (if any) of their activity is based on actual sexual interest and how much is the pay.
  • Hatchet: Jenna is introduced making out with Misty for a porno film, and later flirts with Marcus. However, she and Misty hate each other and are only doing it for the cash, so it's not clear if she's willing to sleep with women in her free time or just wanted the money.
  • Tragedy Girls: McKayla and Sadie both express interest in men, but it's clear that their only true emotional connection is with one another. They're extremely affectionate towards each other, do everything together, and would do anything for their friendship. In fact, both kill the guys they were interested in at the other's behest.
  • Wonder Woman: Warbringer: Poornima "Nim" Chaudhary likes girls, and maybe guys as well. She's rather unclear on the matter, and later says that she's not really sure whether she's gay or bi.
  • Below Her Mouth: It's left unclear if Jasmine is a very closeted lesbian, or simply bisexual. Her fiancee thinks the former, but Jasmine doesn't seem to know herself.

  • Many women in A Brother's Price are well able to appreciate beauty in their own sex. Cira is the only one who is explicitly bi, but as her homosexual relationship is treated as nothing unusual, it can be assumed that bisexual women wouldn't exactly feel the need to "out" themselves.
  • The Catcher in the Rye:
    • Holden describes Luce as a "flitty" seeming guy who has a strong Gaydar. He also notes that Luce seems to talk about sex with, presumably, women a lot. Luce himself mentions that he likes "a mature person", not "a mature woman", though he could have been referring to in general.
    • Holden's former Mr. Antolini teacher is either this or Ambiguously Gay. He married a much older woman, which might make her a Beard. Later Holden wakes up in an Ambiguous Situation where Mr. Antolini is petting his head in his sleep. It's vague whether it's paternal like Mr. Antolini implies or sexual like Holden thinks.
  • The Day of the Jackal: The Jackal is an assassin who has been hired to do a big job in Paris. When the Jackal is heading to Paris, he seduces a woman, which allows him to sleep indoors without leaving a paper trail at a hotel. Having arrived in Paris, instead of looking for a suitable woman he lets himself be picked up at a gay bar. He is not shown having any trouble finding the bar, and knows how to dress and act to get the right type of attention ... it's almost like he's familiar with the gay scene in Paris.
  • Rinaldi of A Farewell to Arms talks about sleeping with women constantly, but he is also very affectionate towards Frederic, trying to kiss him on several occasions. He calls Frederic "baby" and appears slightly flamboyant, though this may be Deliberate Values Dissonance being used to contrast him against his American friend.
  • In Erica Jong's Fear of Flying, it's easy to make a case for Adrian's bisexuality. While he's deeply enamoured with Isadora's body and mind, he also hints at an attraction to her husband Bennett at times, up to stroking Bennett's back after Bennett and Isadora have sex in front of him.
  • The protagonist of The Gallagher Girls has several relationships with men of varying importance, but she also has a tendency to describe the beauty of her female True Companions, even while bleeding out from a gunshot.
  • The Hurog duology has Ward, who is attracted to women, according to himself, but does notice that his newly inherited, immortal slave Oreg is a pretty boy. It causes him to pity Oreg, as he suspects some of his ancestors to have been rapists. However, later on they become quite close friends, and Ward notices that Oreg working magic is a beautiful sight, and he can also feel the magic, and is a bit embarassed because it feels like "a hand touching [him] intimately". Ward is also well able to understand why the king's "favourite" has this position - Garranon is an exceptionally beautiful and elegant man, and Ward mentions that he likes Garranon better than most of the other courtiers.
  • Eragon from Inheritance Cycle comes off as this. Despite his obsession with an unattainable elf girl, he travels and becomes EXTREMELY close to his half-brother Murtagh, and starts getting vengeful and sulky when Murtagh turns out to think he's an annoying little twerp. Additionally he never notices Arya's characteristics (read: breasts), but he spends a lot of time ogling his master's muscles, "port-red lips" and long, flowing hair, and starts staring intently at the guy's "hairless groin" during a naked bath scene. He also ogles the "hard and lean" muscles of his crippled ex-nemesis.
  • Jane Eyre gets together with Rochester by the book's end but there's also the ambiguous Les Yay she gets with Diana, Mary, and particularly Helen.
  • In The Long Walk, McVries seems to care about Garraty in a way that extends beyond friendship. He's also mentioned to have had a girlfriend.
  • Les Misérables: Victor Hugo never explicitly states the nature of Grantaire's love towards Enjolras, but he does compare them to several pairs of mythological/historical male lovers and that was probably as close as you could get to Word of Gay in the 19th century. At least, without being thrown in jail like Oscar Wilde. Unlike Enjolras, however, Grantaire is also said to show interest in women.
  • Aiden from Of Fear and Faith, who flirts with literally every woman he meets but also admits to using his considerable charms on men to get what he wants and he seems to flirt with his male friend Tel on occasion.
  • Ilke from Phenomena is either this or Ambiguously Gay, her Ship Tease with Jolsah is mostly from his side. Yet does it seem that she Likes Older Women by her weird over-attraction to mothers, and a slightly Romantic Two-Girl Friendship with Millian that sorta resembles Korra and Asami's the way it was in the beginning, expect in that Millian is in love with Azur, and they (Millian and Azur) become a couple, if it'll last is yet to be seen. Hisj has shown some interest in a Wife Husbandry way only to be told by her that she doesn't belong to anyone. According to Word of God is she not asexual either, but her type is someone as powerful as herself, and her being one of the most powerful characters in the series will it not be an easy task. And with Norwegian sharing words for both girlfriend and boyfriend, kjæreste (word he used for partner), meaning 'dearest', does it stand as ambiguous.
  • Amaliya of Pretty When She Dies has a lot of hints dropped that she's attracted to women as well as men. It's practically text at some points she's had lesbian relationships in the past.
  • Kavinsky of The Raven Cycle is hinted to be a Depraved Bisexual.
  • Fitchner au Barca of the Red Rising trilogy had a loving relationship with his wife Bryn. However, the prequel comics introduce his old friend Arturius, who was implied to have been in a relationship with Fitchner during their year at The Institute.
  • In The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps, two of the relationships Demane has been involved in so far have been with men, including his first love, but he also mentions almost marrying a woman at some point, and expresses some regret about not having done so. Though it's not entirely clear whether he loved her or it was just a 'she's been courting me for a year, that's got to mean something'-thing.
  • Kumiko in Sound! Euphonium has a strong connection with Reina. The two have a very touchy-feely Romantic Two-Girl Friendship. Kumiko is Oblivious to Love towards her childhood friend Shuuichi, but they do have their Ship Tease together. After Kumiko is told about her feelings for Shuuichi by her other friends, the two become the Official Couple.
  • Shreve from The Twelve-Fingered Boy has some rather suspect moments (to the point where he himself wonders. Complicated by him being an Emotion Eater with a taste for love and happy memories, regardless of the gender of the people involved.
  • Twilight:
    • Bella is in a steady relationship with Edward. His adopted sister, Alice, is her best friend. Many of Bella and Alice's interactions mirror her interactions with Edward, particularly when Bella gets very huggy and clingy towards Alice. This includes a scene in New Moon where the two basically snuggle on the sofa. Bella also repeatedly talks about how "breathtaking" and beautiful Rosalie is.
  • Victoria eagerly joins the Lady Land Azania's overtly lesbian Amazon Brigade, and rises to a position of senior authority in a culture where all such are normally reserved to "women of full consciousness". On the other hand, nothing is openly stated about her relationships beyond a heterosexual love affair with a male police captain.
  • Warrior Cats:
    • Jake, the father of half-brothers Firestar and Scourge, has had kits with two she-cats but is also very close to Tallstar (who is Ambiguously Gay in his own right). Two of the writers have stated that they view Jake and Tallstar as in love, but the publisher won't allow same-gender couples.
    • Leafpool is attracted to Crowfeather but also has ambiguous behavior with Mothwing.
  • Patches of When A Man's A Man (by Harold Wright) unsuccessfully proposes to two women over the course of the story and has no problem understanding the other cowboys' attraction to Kitty. However, his happy ending is riding off into the sunset with Yavapai Joe, saying he's going to teach him "how to be a man". This is meant to be interpreted philosophically rather than sexually, but you have to wonder.
  • The Wicked Years:
    • Whether Elphaba is in love with Glinda is left vague, but they share a lot of Homoerotic Subtext. Elphaba does have an affair with Fiyero and ends up pregnant by him.
    • Glinda is canonically in love with Elphaba, even decades after her death—however, she is married to a man. She uses him for money and it's unknown if she's attracted to any men or if he is a beard.
  • The Hearts We Sold: Dee is very much in love with James, but is flustered by a pretty girl she meets at a party, and deeply admires her roommate and best friend, Gremma. Gremma actually is an out-and-proud lesbian, which doesn't help.
  • Jenna, the main character of the YA novel Squad.
    • She expresses attraction to men, and has a boyfriend over the course of the novel, but the main plot follows her "friendship break-up" with her BFF Raejean. Back when they were close, they frequently held hands, shared a bed, and even almost had a threeway together (which Jenna fantasizes about). Jenna's utterly devastated by losing Raejean, and spends much of the first half of the story either trying to win her back, or get revenge. She becomes so depressed she briefly contemplates suicide, though she quickly tells herself she's overreacting. Things get better when she starts hanging out with her brother's friends, but it's clear that losing the friendship she and Raejean once had is a life-changing experience for Jenna.
    • Notably, Jenna admits she's this in-universe. When asked if she's possibly bisexual, she's about to say "no," but then pauses and gives the question some serious thought. Upon reflection, especially when it comes to her relationship with Raejean, Jenna decides that she can't be 100% certain she's straight, and answers accordingly.

    Live-Action TV 
  • Agent Carter:
    • Howard Stark, notorious playboy and womanizer, has his feelings for Steve paralleled with Peggy's twice, easily interpreted that Howard loved Steve romantically, just as Peggy did.
      Howard: I know how much he meant to you, because I know how much he means to me.
      Peggy: [as Howard is risking his life in an attempt to save Steve] I know you loved him. I loved him too. But this won’t bring him back. Steve is gone. We have to move on, all of us. As impossible as that may sound, we have to let him go.
    • Peggy's doomed love for Steve forms an important part of her character, and she also spends a lot of time developing a close, possibly romantic relationship with her neighbor Angie. For bonus points, they fall into the romance cliche of the action hero with the secret identity and the supportive Girl Next Door.
  • On Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Leo Fitz acknowledges out loud that he subconsciously finds another male character (Alphonso "Mack" Mackenzie) attractive, and he says this to hallucination Jemma Simmons, who he has ust for.
  • Penelope Taynt of The Amanda Show is utterly obsessed with Amanda and once had a thing with a guy who was just as obsessed with Amanda as she was.
  • Gob on Arrested Development has a few moments in the first 3 seasons - including hitting on Gary the intern (and getting Gary to sit on his lap) and mistaking a middle-aged married couple for escorts but being prepared to have sex with both of them anyway. In season 4 he has sex with Tony Wonder, and Michael's reaction implies he was aware Gob wasn't completely straight ("I knew it! I always knew it!")
  • Arrow: Sin, who rocks boyish short hair and androgynous clothes, is this in-universe, as when Thea is helping her get ready for a fake date, Thea says she'll help Sin get her man—or woman. Sin herself has never said much on the subject one way or another.
  • Amy Farrah Fowler from The Big Bang Theory makes constant remarks about how sexy her (female) bestie Penny is, but still vies for the affections of men and Sheldon.
    • Raj has shown to be attracted to women, yet has strong Ho Yay tendencies with Howard.
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine:
    • Jake has had a number of female love interests, and is still bitter years later about his childhood crush dumping him at his own bar mitzvah. Despite this, he has a habit of commenting on the handsomeness of other men, and asks out Holt's art teach in one episode (though it's unclear if this was a joke or not). He also has no problem with kissing Holt on the mouth to break out of jail, and later comments that he had really soft lips. Season 6 plays this up a lot, to the point that it happens nearly Once per Episode.
    • Charles clearly loves women, probably a little too much. Despite this, he's very In Touch with His Feminine Side, and has such a strong friendship with Jake that it calls the "heterosexual" part of Heterosexual Life-Partners into question. He even says at one point that his ideal marriage would be a polyamorous relationship consisting of himself, a wife and Jake. That's not even getting into his habit of making homoerotic Accidental Innuendos.
    • Gina constantly thirsts after hot guys and makes it clear that she has a thing for Terry. She also very eagerly offers to teach Amy how to kiss at one point, and implies in another episode that she has an attraction to Téa Leoni from Bad Boys. She also has a lot of lesbian friends to set up with Rosa when she comes out.
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer:
    • Faith routinely has sex with guys—though, if her treatment of Xander is any indication, she never has any emotional or romantic feelings for them—but also has huge Les yay/Foe yay with Buffy, and occasionally Willow. She also has some innuendo with Lilah in her first Angel arc (it's been said in interviews that this was so strong in early takes that the actresses were ordered to tone it down). Her having a crush on Buffy is seemingly confirmed by the First as the Mayor in season 7, and her actress, Eliza Dushku, said that she always thought that Faith definitely had something for Buffy. In season 8 Faith herself denies this, but it isn't like this would be the first time Faith has lied about something personal, and the very same arc included some heavy-handed lesbian innuendo between Faith and Gigi.
    • Buffy was definitely in love with Angel and Riley (and whatever she had with Spike), but her legendary Les Yay with Faith was hardly one-sided, her and Willow have all the signs of a Romantic Two-Girl Friendship, and season 5 kept drawing parallels between her and Dawn and Willow and Tara. In season 9, she thinks she slept with Willow after a night of partying, but didn't. This ambiguity is likely due to the Buffyverse having No Bisexuals.
    • In the first three seasons this was the case for both Willow and Xander, having explicit crushes and relationships with men and women respectively, but also creating lots of subtext and various (intentional and unintentional) homoerotic comments. Then Willow came out as a supposed lesbian and they both...became even more ambiguous (especially when Spike was involved, in Xander's case.
    • The group of Darla, Angelus, Drusilla, and Spike were implied to be in a sort-of poly relationship on top of the usual Darla/Angelus and Drusilla/Spike couples, and are shown to be very affectionate (in their own way) with each other and plenty of others regardless of gender. Vampires in general are implied to be bisexual by nature, but these four were the only ones that got more than a comment or two towards it.
  • Rebecca from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend sleeps with many guys and the entire plot revolves around her crossing the country to chase after an old boyfriend, but she's also really into Valencia, to the point of trying to make out with her in the second episode. Naturally this is part of her obsession with becoming her, but even next season when their relationship is at least closer to normal, she still seems rather fixated on seeing her naked. In the season 3 episode Oh, Nathaniel, It's On!, Rebecca refers to herself as having "bi tendencies" and calls herself a Kinsey Scale 1.8, with the Kinsey Scale ranging from 0 (straight) to 6 (gay).
  • Daredevil (2015) has Russian crime boss Anatoly Ranskahov. When Wesley pretends not to know about Anatoly's death while talking to his brother Vladimir, he asks whether Anatoly has "a girl - or a boy - he might be celebrating with". Since Wesley is unfailingly polite and would probably not risk insulting a Russian man's beloved brother by insinuating him to be bisexual without cause and Vladimir lets it slide without comment, there may be some truth to it.
  • Das Boot: Carla is romantically involved with Simone, but also implied to have a thing for Philip.
  • Doctor Who:
    • Ace. Although she sometimes has romantic subtext with a male guest character, especially Mike in "Remembrance of the Daleks" and Sorin in "The Curse of Fenric", she also forms some very intense relationships with other young women. Especially in "Ghost Light" (in which she dresses up in male Victorian evening dress in a way that in a classic Hollywood movie would scream "lesbian" and then runs around holding hands with a girl, with whom she has two separate Cat Fights, one on a bed) and "Survival" (in which the scriptwriter explicitly declared that the very "Women Who Run With The Wolves" relationship between her and werecheetah Karra was deliberately homoerotic). However, her appearances in adult-aimed Expanded Universe material with more overt sexual content depict her as straight.
    • Clara. There are multiple versions of her throughout history because… It's a Long Story. One of her, a guest star from some time ago, was in a relationship with a woman at one point. The one who is now a main cast member has a man as her only known love interest but, aside from the one who was with a woman at one point being her too, she also regularly makes homoerotic comments. For example: She mentions that Jane Austen is a "phenomenal kisser". When shown a picture of Amy Pond, she loudly admires the fact that "That woman's made of legs!"
    • The good ol' Doc himself. Eight was all but stated to have had romantic relationships with both male and female Companions (he kisses Grace in his only televised outing, and Big Finish all but states he and Fritz are in a relationship). The Eleventh Doctor has a metric buttload of playful Ho Yay with Rory Williams, full on snogging him once. There are other offhand lines, such as referring to Amy's male friend as "the good-looking one," or saying of the American founding fathers, "Lovely fellows. Two of them fancied me," or of a wedding, "I danced with everyone at their wedding. The women were all brilliant. The men... were a bit shy." However, he's accidentally been married to women on multiple occasions, and though the No Hugging, No Kissing rule exists he's had an Implied Love Interest relationship with more than one female companion in the new and old series, and he does have a granddaughter. However however, the Doctor's view of sex and romance has always been very alien. Being kissed and left totally bewildered by it is a Running Gag over multiple incarnations, and there are also a ton of instances like where someone said he wouldn't mind putting the "Dark Water" that makes non-organic matter transparent while leaving organic material present (thus hiding until the climax that the skeletons in a mausoleum aren't skeletons, they're Cybermen!) in a swimming pool, the Doctor was genuinely confused as to why. It would seem that he has a sexuality, but it's quite alien. On top of that, throw in regeneration; his idea of sexuality might be as malleable as other aspects of him that change with the incarnation.
    • More than one male character has not minded his Ho Yay moments with the Doctor much at all, but it went no further than that. Also, as this is a show that, since the Revival, does not shy away from having characters who are gay or bi, ambiguous moments are more ambiguous than in other series. What would be clear Getting Crap Past the Radar in any other show is a bit less clear in this one - in the series that gave us Jack Harkness and has had an ancient reptile-woman Ace Detective and her wife as Recurrers, characters who have Ho Yay and Ship Tease moments but no further are a bit harder to pin down when it comes to their intended sexuality or relationship status.
  • In Falling Water, when Tess brings her agent to meet her mother Charlotte, Charlotte asks if the two women are sleeping together, implying that the agent would not be the first woman Tess has brought home with her. Of course, it later turns out that Charlotte has been gaslighting Tess about her sex life for years to cover up the fact that she gave Tess' son to the Green, so it's possible that Charlotte is exaggerating.
  • Chiana in Farscape. She is never clearly stated to have slept with a woman, but she flirts with everyone at some point, including several female regulars. Then it stopped being ambiguous when the gang encountered a shapechanging Emotion Eater monster that could permanently remove emotions from people after provoking them. It ate Chiana's libido (don't worry, she got better). While disguised as a humanoid woman.
  • In one episode of Father Ted, Father Jack Hackett, a foul-mouthed, skirt-chasing horndog, climbs naked into bed with Bishop Brennan (albeit while sleepwalking), and, after waking up and realizing where he is, remains in bed with him.
  • Firefly: Kaylee is in love with Simon, but looks just as ecstatic as Jayne when she learns Inara is with a female client.
  • JP on Fresh Meat. Although he's shown having a healthy interest in women, he also experimented in public school with his male best friend. He angsts about what it means when he finds out that his friend is gay. Later on he gets a little too much into kissing Kingsley on a dare.
  • Game of Thrones:
    • Margaery Tyrell married Renly and Tommen, attempting to sleep with both and succeeding with the latter. However, when talking with Sansa about romance, she lists the guys in a monotone voice, but perks up when she gets to "pretty girls." Then she talks about how sad it is that most girls don't get to try everything they want, and looks directly at Sansa.
    • Ramsay has an explicit relationship with Myranda but his "games" with Theon/Reek are filled with 100% nightmare-inducing homosexual undertones. In Season 4, he helps Theon/Reek bathe and even asks if Reek loves him.
    • Daenerys has more than a few quasi-romantic moments with Doreah and Missandei, and she seems amused when Yara Greyjoy flirts with her. She's only ever consummated things with men as far as we know, though. In the books, she does take Irri into her bed on a couple of occasions between Khal Drogo's death and when she eventually hooks up with Daario.
    • It's highly debatable with Selyse; she seems to ogle a naked Melisandre, but the look on her face is open to interpretation. Is it desire for the Red Woman, or jealousy of such a perfect-bodied, confident, powerful woman who gave Stannis a son? With the revelation of Melisandre's true form, some are positing on whether or not Selyse was witness to this beforehand, since Melisandre was not wearing the necklace that supports her magic at the time.
  • Gilmore Girls: Rory primarily dates guys, but when her friends mention that her and Paris would make a cute couple, she denies it on the grounds of Paris being "too high maintenance," implying gender wouldn't be an issue.
  • Glee: Given all the gay and straight relationships a lot of characters come off as this, namely Rachel, Artie, and Sam.
  • Gotham: Although Oswald “The Penguin” Cobblepot makes his attraction to Ed Nygma explicit, his actor, Robin Lord Taylor has suggested that if a woman had treated him with the decency that Ed showed him, he would likely fall for her as well; supporting Taylor’s theory, Oswald does not take Sofia Falcone kissing James Gordon very well, even though he does not explicitly express attraction towards her.
    • Though Jeremiah Valeska has a girlfriend/follower in Ecco, he also outright calls Bruce "the one thing, the only thing [he] love(s)," at one point. Because the character is delusional, though, it's unclear if his love is more along the lines of extreme idealization, or if it's actually romantic.
  • In the third season of Halt and Catch Fire, Donna seems to have a small crush on Diane, Mutiny's new financial backer. She is visibly disappointed when Diane doesn't want to take her to a networking function, and when Diane offers her the use of her house for a weekend, she sniffs Diane's clothes and even strips down and tries them on. And then there's the matter of her drug-fueled fantasy of having a heart-to-heart conversation with Cameron...
  • Ste Hay in Hollyoaks who identifies as gay, but had a long relationship and two children with Amy Barnes before coming out (and insists that he was genuinely in love with her). He later sleeps with his friend Sinead, has another child and then (after his marriage to another man breaks down) dates Sinead for several months and claims to be in love with her too.
  • Lix Storm from The Hour. She dresses quite ambiguously for the 1950s setting and flirts with women on occasion, but she's had several hook-ups with men as well.
  • The title character of House is attracted to Cuddy and has had sex with female prostitutes, but also has a lot of Ho Yay with other males, including jokingly (?) hitting on Chase numerous times and plenty of maybe-romantic moments with Heterosexual Life-Partner Wilson. His actor Hugh Laurie has agreed with the statement that Wilson is "the other love of [House's] life."
  • Most likely due to Alyson Hannigan's role as Willow (see above), Lily from How I Met Your Mother is often implied to have bisexual tendencies and has a lot of Les Yay with Robin.
  • iCarly:
    • Sam seems to like guys, but almost none ever last more than one episode, including the one in "iMake Sam Girlier" that such a big deal was made over (an episode that seemed to lampshade Sam's Butch Lesbian behavior). She and Carly have a lot of Les Yay.
    • There is also speculation that Carly's brother Spencer might be bi, because of the episode where he was wearing a dress and dancing with cute guys saying, "I think I like it." He also crossdresses regularly enough to know his dress size by heart and had a special relationship with a bathroom assistant that was tinged with Ho Yay.
  • In Kamen Rider Fourze, Tomoko Nozama develops a fixation with Yuki and appears to have a crush on her, but later has a romance with Ryusei, implying she's attracted to both guys and girls.
  • iZombie: Major, Liv's love interest. While he's mostly interested in women, he implies when under the effects of a Truth Serum that he's been checking out Chase Graves and has been a little bi-curious about the idea of being with him sexually or romantically.
  • Both protagonists of Killing Eve:
    • Eve says she's straight, and for the most part this seems to be true, but her subtext with Villanelle is so blatant that Bill (who is bi) asks her outright if she's sure she doesn't swing that way at all. By the end of the first season, Eve seems unsure herself. It could be her preference is "men and Villanelle."
    • On the other side of things, Villanelle is up for having sex with men and women alike, but has only ever been known to be infatuated with women. It's possible she's homoromantic and bisexual, or that she sleeps with men when it's more convenient (or when it helps her plans), but is personally into women.
    • Eve's friend Elena is this in a less blatant way. She has Ship Tease with Kenny, but is a Hero-Worshipper towards Carolyn to such a degree that Eve laughingly says, "You have such a crush." Elena doesn't deny it, just replying, "You don't?"
  • Kiss Me First:
    • While she hooks up with, and briefly attempts to hook up with Jonty and Kyle respectively, she's also all but explicitly attracted to Tess. They sleep almost naked in the same bed more than once, and during one of those instances, she's seen nervously telling Tess how beautiful she is.
    • Tess' boyfriend may be on-and-off, but her attraction to Leila seems pretty solid—she encourages Leila to strip before they share a bed, and gives a hoot of approval when she gets to see Leila's breasts.
  • It'd be easier to list which members of the team aren't in Legends of Tomorrow:
    • Ray Palmer who has relationships with several women, but his relationship with Nate can be interpreted in a less platonic way. Given their openness to say I love you, Ray kissing Nate goodbye on the cheek and forehead touching, it's easy to see why. He also comments on the attractiveness of several men.
    • Leonard Snart, although this is most likely deliberate, given that Wentworth Miller pitched the idea to the writers that the characters was pansexual.
    • Nate is very similar. He ends up in relationships with Amaya and later Zari, but he frequently makes comments about the attractiveness of other men, especially Ray. At [[Spoiler:Hank's funeral]], they even give each other a kiss on the cheek without thinking.
    • Wally had a relationship with Jesse Quick, but is also quick to comment on Nate's attractiveness.
    • Zari spends her entire first season without a love interest, but does end with a crush on Jonah Hex. In her second season she ends up dating Nate. She constantly talks about her hatred and distrust of men. She also admits that Amaya is hot and doesn't give and answer when Charlie asks if she's straight.
  • DS James Hathaway of Lewis. His only two love interests have been women, including one trans woman. However, he has some ambiguous background regarding reasons for leaving his training for a priesthood, he gave homophobic advice to his gay friend, which would ultimately lead to his suicide, and when asked by Lewis whether or not he is gay, he does not give a clear answer.
    Lewis: Are you gay?
    Hathaway: What's that mean?
    Lewis: You know what that means.
    Hathaway: What, that there's boys and girls and a nice neat straight line down the middle, and gay's if you like shoes and musicals and straight's if you read Loaded and eat Yorkie bars?
  • Hawkeye Pierce from Mash has flirted with everybody except for Sherman Potter. Admittedly, he was just doing it to be a Jerkass half the time, but there are ways of doing that that don't make people speculate about whether you were sincere or not.
  • On Mr. Robot, Corrupt Corporate Executive Tyrell Wellick is shown having sex with a male secretary in order to hack his cell phone, despite the fact that Tyrell has a pregnant wife at home. It's unclear if Tyrell is gay and in the closet, a Depraved Bisexual, or just a straight man willing to do anything for his career.
  • In Mustangs FC, Lara is disturbed when she starts developing romantic feelings for Ruby because, as she puts it, "she likes boys".
  • NCIS:
    • Ziva, although it's also been suggested that she drops these hints just to torture Tony.
    • CGIS Agent Borin. In "Oil and Water", she and Tony are chasing a suspect, which she KOs with a left-handed swing of an oar. Her explanation is...interesting.note 
      Borin: College softball.
      Tony: Southpaw?
      Borin: I swung both ways.
  • Morello of Orange Is the New Black. She dreams of settling down with a husband and became a Stalker with a Crush for Christopher but also didn't mind getting intimate with Nicky in prison. Whether she's bisexual or just resorting to Situational Sexuality remains to be seen. There's also Soso who mentioned offhand to Nicky when they were performing oral sex on each other that she may have tried intimacy with a girl before.
  • Parks and Recreation: April marries Andy, and briefly mentions being aroused by a topless centaur painting of Leslie.
  • A third of the female cast of Pretty Little Liars, but most notably Alison Dilaurentis. Her affairs with older men serve as the motive for many suspects in the show's universe, and she was shown to be popular with boys her own age as well. She also had a private, unofficial relationship with the then-closeted Emily, though her attraction was implied to be disingenuous— even still, she assures Emily that she favors her above all others. Alison's extreme protectiveness over the three girls is evident, but her manipulation regarding Emily seems solely focused on keeping her from coming out and connecting with other queer women. She goes so far as to extort Paige, a later love interest for Emily, and delays their relationship by several years, though Alison likely intended to prevent it entirely. Additionally, she led Spencer in a romantic slow-dance with the casual handwave that it was only "practice" for dancing with boys, the same excuse she gave for kissing Emily, and it's heavily implied Alison would tease and flirt with all the girls under the guise of "practice." confirmed, when she confessed her feelings for Emily to Paige
  • Psych:
    • There's little doubt that Shawn likes the ladies, but he's also really quite cool about flirting with/trying it on with the guys as well:
      Shawn: This is a great plan. Callum McAllister deserves to be commended.
      Gus: [sarcastic] Maybe you should date him, too.
      Shawn: [confident] Maybe I will.
  • Riverdale: In the pilot, when Veronica and Betty are doing cheer trials, team captain Cheryl thinks they're boring, so Veronica kisses Betty. Cheryl isn't impressed, but that's beside the point. While Veronica is less "ambiguously bi" and more "all but stated outright to be bi," Betty notably didn't have any problem with the plan.
  • Maura and Jane of Rizzoli & Isles. There's the Les Yay they have with each other, and Maura's put an awful lot of thought into what kind of women she'd be into if she were a lesbian, and she makes some comments that indicate that she wouldn't mind having sex with a woman. There's also the road trip to Connecticut in "Family Matters" where Jane creates a "mix tape" for the ride, which features the ladies crooning along to Ambrosia's "Biggest Part of Me." Later, Maura discusses a few revelations she's had to Jane, about "work, and (ex-boyfriends), and you..." and then states "If the next awesome person doesn't come along for a while, that's OK."
  • Scream: Audrey Jensen is only seen dating women, but identifies as bi-curious, making her sexuality ambiguous to herself as well.
  • In Shake It Up!, leads CeCe and Rocky have a ton of Les Yay. In one episode when Rocky is asked why she's going to a dance with a particular boy she says that the only two people tall enough to dance with her when she's in heels is that boy and the Captain of the girls basketball tea. Then she looks upset and says "and she didn't ask me".
  • Spartacus Vengeance:
    • Saxa sleeps with several of the male fighters. After she and Mira win a fight, she gives Mira a celebratory kiss on the lips. In Wrath of the Gods the first sex scene is her having a foursome with Gannicus, and she later gropes another woman's breast while making out with her.
    • Mira, while surprised by the above kiss, is not overly displeased. Her status as a (former) Beautiful Slave Girl means she may have previously slept with women, though she obviously wouldn't have had any choice in the matter.
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Bashir and Garak have both been interested in women onscreen (especially Bashir), but they also have a relationship that led Alexander Siddig to ask if he was going to be part of Trek's first same-sex couple. (He wasn't.) Garak's actor, Andrew Robinson, has gone on record that he portrayed Garak as omnisexual.
  • William Riker in Star Trek: The Next Generation is only shown onscreen in relationships with females, human or otherwise, except in an episode where he falls in love with a genderless alien. While the alien self-identifies as female, the given description of her species' method of procreation makes it clear that she has "male parts". This implies that Riker is either attracted to that or capable of disregarding it. Frakes went on record saying Riker is "try-sexual" as in "he'll try anything once."
  • Supernatural:
    • Crowley, Bobby, and Gabriel all show signs of swinging both ways. Crowley flirts with everyone, usually to creep them out, throw them off their game, and/or make them uncomfortable. Gabriel's also very flirty, but it's not nearly as creepy as Crowley. And Bobby not only (according to Crowley) used tongue when sealing the deal for Death's location but also got this line when under a truth compulsionnote , which could be read as either an Unsettling Gender Reveal or an Unsettling Species Reveal:
      Bobby: Did you know, my first girlfriend turned out to be a—
    • Castiel has explicitly stated that he is "indifferent to sexual orientation".
    • Pretty much every demon or angel can be seen as at least ambiguously bi, given their predilection for genderswapping their meatsuits/vessels. Take Meg when she possessed Sam and went after Jo, or Lucifer appearing in both male and female forms to essentially seduce his vessels. Although the entire concept of gender is pretty ambiguous—especially for angels—making the question of sexuality even more confusing.
    • Dean Winchester has shippy moments with Castiel and Benny Lafitte (and Sam, and Gordon, and Alastair, and Crowley, and Aaron, and...)
      • And then there's his love for Dr. Sexy.
      • Over on the Ho Yay page, there's a lovely collection of links to essays on why Dean is probably bisexual (and not all of it involves Castiel or Benny, or even much shipping).
      • Writer Ben Edlund and producer Phil Sgriccia joked about Dean potentially settling down with Aaron (a gay character who hit on Dean in the episode "Everybody Hates Hitler") in the season 8 DVD commentary, though actor Jensen Ackles has stated that Dean is a "manly heterosexual guy", but if anyone thinks that'll put an end to the debate, we have a nice bridge to sell you.
    • In the season 4 episode "Sex and Violence," Nick Munroe turned out to be the siren, and took on a male form to gain Dean's trust.
    • Sam Winchester, as overlooked as it is. He's never been shown to correct someone for thinking he's gay unless it's to tell them that Dean is his brother, not his boyfriend, and, two out of three times, his crossroads demons—demons who make deals with humans in exchange for their soul in Hell in ten years' time, sealed with a kiss—manifested as men, which Sam didn't seem surprised by. (Though Dean, who was present the second time this happened, was surprised and asked why the demon wasn't one of the hot women that he kept getting. Neither Sam nor the demon answered him.)
  • Stiles Stilinski from Teen Wolf is very interested in whether or not he's attractive to gay guys, and asks both Scott and Danny whether they find him attractive, which becomes a Running Gag by the second season. After Sheriff Stilinski finds him at a gay bar, Stiles tells his dad that he "could be [gay]", and his dad's only argument is that Stiles can't be gay because his fashion sense is so awful. And that doesn't even begin to cover all of the Ho Yay moments Stiles has with Derek Hale. This seems to have slipped into Bi the Way with Season 3, in which Stiles, while planning to lose his virginity in order to be safe from what he believes to be a rash of virgin sacrifices, is completely willing to do so with Danny after the latter offers to help him out; the only problem is that Danny wasn't serious about the offer (and Stiles seems disappointed after realizing this). The Season 3B episode "Illuminated" has this exchange, when an explicitly bisexual character asks him about his preferences:
    Stiles: I thought you liked girls?
    Caitlin: I do like girls. Do you?
    Stiles: Absolutely.
    Caitlin: Great!
    Stiles: So you also like boys?
    Caitlin: Absolutely. Do you?
    Stiles: [stares into the distance and doesn't answer]
    • It was more recently stated by Dylan O'Brien that Stiles is not attracted to guys, and more or less admitted that the whole thing was Ship Tease, with deliberate Ship Sinking being written into the plot giving both Derek and Stiles female love interests in order to close the matter. Not that fans were happy about or accepted it.
  • 2 Broke Girls: Caroline and Max. The series plays with their relationship but also makes it clear that both are attracted to guys. They also seem to have no problem with kissing each other and Max comments, whether jokingly or not, that she'd "come out" for Lisbeth of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and that she's kissed girls before. Not to mention her other snarky double entendres.
  • Tori Vega of Victorious. She had a few (one-episode) boyfriends or love interests and expressed attraction to a recurring male character, though notably had less romantic motivation than many leading ladies in her genre; despite this, she had significant amounts of Les Yay with Jade and Cat, and has commented on the good looks of both aforementioned girls as well as Carly in the crossover and a few minor or background female characters. She also performs several duets with a male character in which she addresses the subject as female, and even sings lead on the cast cover of "I Want You Back" without changing the female pronouns. However, her few solo love songs are either unspecific in their subject matter or use male pronouns.
  • Vikings: Floki is in a relationship with Helga, and is heavily implied to be in love with Ragnar.
  • Warehouse 13 has Myka Bering. She regularly works with Helena G. Wells (who states that "Many of my lovers have been men") and has vast amounts of Les Yay with her, including the time H.G. snuck Myka and herself into a lab in a police station by implying that she was trying to "impress her". It's really only ambiguous because she technically never gets shown to explicitly sleep with a man.
  • Mulder in The X-Files is pleasantly surprised to hear that Scully thinks Gary Shandling has a crush on him.
  • Both Xena and Gabrielle from Xena: Warrior Princess are infamous for this. Their "relationship" and the subtext behind it, despite all of the relationships with men they both had (and the former's continual Foe Romance Subtext with Ares), is still one of the best remembered things about the show, even by people who haven't seen it. Word of God flip flops around, but at one time it stated the characters were common-law married. Lampshaded in the Season 6 episode "You Are There", when a modern-day reporter (LongStory) asks Xena and Gabrielle about the "nature" of their "relationship". Just as the Warrior Princess and her long time side kick were about to answer, the reporters cameras cut out.
    Nigel: It's dead?! The battery?! This is the world's greatest story and you're telling me the battery is dead?! I don't believe this! Oh, man!
  • Karen Walker on Will & Grace. Married to men several times, has had many male partners, but That Other Wiki has a whole section about her sexuality.
  • There's quite a lot of same gender subtext between characters in Zoey 101. Michael, for example, once called a boy attractive.
    Logan: Why do you waste your time with the drama club? Why don't you go up for the football team or something?
    Chase: Because the drama club is loaded with hot girls, and I've seen the football team. They're not hot.
    Michael: I don't know, man, Dave the quarterback's a pretty handsome dude.
    (Chase and Logan look at Michael oddly.)
    Michael: I've said too much.
  • True Blood has Jason Stackhouse. For a ladies' man, he has a lot of interesting dreams about guys.
  • The Good Place:
    • Tahani Al-Jamil. She's been attracted to both Chidi and Jason at separate points, but has a lot of borderline-flirty moments with her best friend, Eleanor, as well. Eleanor is canonically bisexual, and has an expressed an attraction to Tahani, sometimes openly flirting with her, and Tahani doesn't appear to mind this. We also find out that in at least one of the reboots, Michael set the two of them up as soulmates, and Tahani seemed quite eager to impress Eleanor upon their first meeting. Then there's this bit of dialogue...
    Tahani: Oh, this is silly. So, "Tahani" means "congratulations" in Arabic. And "Al-Jamil" means "beautiful," so my full name all together means...
    Eleanor: "Congratulations, beautiful."
    Tahani: (smiling) Thanks, Eleanor. You big flirt.
    • Chidi's girlfriend Simone is an unusual case, as in "real life," she only ever expresses interest in men. However, Janet (who quite literally knows everything) creates a hyper-realistic simulation which includes Simone. By Janet's own admission, the unpredictability of life means the simulation can't be 100% accurate, but since she knows everything there is to know about Simone, it's about as close as it gets. In one run in the simulation, Eleanor and Simone chat, which then turns into them flirting and holding hands, and Eleanor leaning in for a kiss (Chidi stops her, much to her annoyance). Simone appears to be just as into it as she is, indicating that if the simulation is as accurate as Janet says, she might be bisexual and not averse to the idea of hooking up with Eleanor.
  • Black Mirror: Striking Vipers explores the muddling of sexuality through technology. Danny and Karl are old university buddies, Danny is married to a woman and Karl is a player who regularly dates younger women. When they play a Deep Immersion fighting game to relive old times they end up having sex as a male character and a female character respectively, which becomes a regular thing. It's unclear if Karl has any interest in other men in real life, but it is clear that his active dating life with real women slows down and eventually ceases altogether. Danny finds the digital affair having a strain on his real marriage, but Karl insists that it's not "real cheating".
  • Batwoman (2019): It's left unclear what Sophie's sexual orientation is (perhaps Sophie isn't very sure of that herself). Though she clearly likes her husband, it's not shown if she's attracted to men. Sophie may have just been trying to convince herself along with the world that she's straight.

  • Visual Kei as a genre is somewhat notorious for people both being and pretending to be this, at least with onstage fanservice. It actually pre-dated its current use as Yaoi Fangirl fanservice, though, with an outsize population of actual bisexuals or at the very least men willing to touch, kiss, flirt with, and occasionally even possibly have sex with other men from the very beginning of the scene, with at least two founders of the scene itself being bisexual offstage, although concealing that they actually were. This led to a very accepting climate for gay and bisexual men and man on man fanservice, which began as a way to flip off a conservative Japanese society that believed same-sex attraction among men was "excessive" and "perverted" and a "phase" to be grown out of to marry a woman and have children and to provide a plausible cover story of "it's just fanservice," to protect everyone and their reputations. X Japan was the band that kicked off the entire idea of man on man fanservice onstage - and still holds the title for some of the most Refuge in Audacity examples, and has had members eventually subtly come out, albeit not in press conferences or exact words. Adams is a duet centered around the idea of being a male couple, though in their case it's inverted - both members are suspected to actually be heterosexual offstage.
  • The Loony Fan in "Stan" by Eminem sounds like he is in love with Eminem and says that they should be together. His girlfriend is even jealous of his obsession with Eminem.
  • "Girl Crush" by Little Big Town is about someone who is jealous of a woman because she's with the man she loves. She also sounds like she wants the object of her jealousy. She sings lyrics like "I want to taste her lips, yeah, 'cause she tastes like you", "I wanna drown myself in a bottle of her perfume", and other romantic sounding lyrics about the woman she's jealous of.
  • Much of Sufjan Stevens' music has an ambiguously bi aura to it. In some songs ("Casimir Pulaski Day," for instance) he seems to be singing about a female love interest, in others ("The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades," "Drawn to the Blood") it's pretty clearly a man, and in a few ("Impossible Soul") it could go either—or both—ways. As Stevens has never spoken publicly about his sexuality, his fans tend to read into his lyrics whatever they want to see in them.

  • Dice Funk: Rinaldo is introduced as a suave lady's man who hits on the first female NPC the party meets. He then proceeds to flirt with a number of male characters.

     Professional Wrestling 
  • After gay rights activists complained about Goldust on Monday Night Raw for his ambiguously gay gimmick, Goldust instead began showing an equal amount of interest in men and women.
  • Matt Striker seems like a straight man, never expressing attraction to anything but women, but he once had an affair with Buff E to prove the man wasn't ready for marriage. Mace Mendoza, claims to be gay but when the affair was exposed he also revealed he had been cheating with his bride's maid and had gotten her pregnant. Also, Mendoza once stuck his junk in the face of Alexis Laree because he thought it would make Allison Danger happy.
  • Jimmy Jacobs. His Star-Making Role in Ring of Honor revolved around his attempts to woo The Lovely Lacey but he showed an equal amount of interest in later ROH Champion Adam Cole.
  • Triple H: "There's a lot of bi things I am, but -lingual isn't one of them."
  • Mickie James was initially portrayed as an obsessed Trish Stratus fan, even going so far as to corner Trish under the mistletoe. She would soon develop a finishing move where she would surprise her opponents with a kiss and then knock them out with a kick. But then she started dating John Cena on screen for a few months.
  • Lisa Marie Varon as Victoria had a twisted relationship with Steven Richards, but also a fixation on Trish Stratus that bordered on Yandere. In TNA as 'Tara' she openly flirted with both members of Generation Me, brought in Jesse Godderz as her boyfriend and yet also would share a kiss on the apron with her tag team partner Brooke Adams. There was also a bit of Les Yay between Victoria and her Vince's Devils partners Torrie Wilson and Candice Michelle.


     Stand-Up Comedy 
  • Louis C.K., in one of his routines, mentions that he saw a beautiful couple; a beautiful woman together with a beautiful man. He then says that he doesn't care that the man is beautiful and that he'd be willing to suck his dick. When referring to men who perform oral sex on other men, rather than being repelled by it, he defends it as being one of the gutsiest things a man can do.

  • Ever After High:
    • Supplementary material makes mention of Darling being attracted to boys. Dragon Games implies that she's Apple's Prince Charming when she wakes her up using CPR.
    • Apple is both this and Ambiguously Gay. While she is destined to be with Daring and does fawn over him, she doesn't mind him flirting with other girls and is instead more emotionally invested in Raven. In Dragon Games, Daring tries to kiss her awake and fails. His sister Darling does CPR on her as well but that works.

    Video Games 
  • The Blackwell Series: Joey's a Chivalrous Pervert and was very much in love with Lauren Blackwell, but a flashback in Epiphany implies that he also had feelings for his former assistant, Danny Marconi (who he died protecting). Madeline picks up on this very quickly.
    Madeline: Danny Marconi is important to you, is he not? Your energy... your aura, if you will... it changes when you speak of him. So tell us.... what is Danny to you?
    Joey: (agitated) I have no idea what you're talking about.
    Madeline: You know precisely what I am talking about.
  • BlazBlue has Jin Kisaragi, whose speech patterns grow very disturbing in a Does This Remind You of Anything? kind of way whenever he gets the chance to talk to his dear 'niisan'. It's established in Continuum Shift though that there is something between him and Tsubaki, but that doesn't stop the Ho Yay moments with Ragna.
  • Bully:
    • Jimmy can date just about every girl in the game and can also kiss a select few boys if the player elects to. During a cutscene, Pinky Gauthier mentions that there are rumors about this floating around the school.
    • A few of Peanut Romano's Enemy Chatter lines indicate that he's crushing on both Lola Lombardi and her boyfriend, Johnny Vincent. He's pretty conflicted about it.
      "Johnny's too good for Lola..."
      "What does Lola see in Johnny?"
      "What can I do to please Johnny- I mean Lola! No, I mean..."
    • Vance Medici can be seen flirting with girls but is also one of the boys Jimmy can date.
    • Another Gay Option is Gord Vendome, who's very flamboyant and camp but also dates Lola at one point.
  • Android 21, the Big Bad of the Dragon Ball video game, Dragon Ball Fighterz; her final Link Event with the Earthling Soul has been noted to sound quite Ship Tease-y. That said, outside of a single instance that was more than likely a translation error, the Earthling Soul is not given a canonical gender. Her first interaction with 18 in her story mode also has 21 calling 18 beautiful while having painstakingly recreated 18's original battle outfit, enthusing over how cute it is. 21 later expresses adoration for how 18 motivates herself in regards to her family, expressing that she would like to be part of a family that is cared for like 18 cares for hers (prompting 18 to ask 21 to stop swooning over her).
  • Dynasty Warriors: Zhang He seems to play this trope to it's extreme given his hyper-flamboyant attitude and intense attraction towards anyone he finds beautiful, elegant, refined etc.
  • Final Fantasy XIII:
    • Vanille and especially Fang; while they get the majority of their shipping with each other, Vanille gets significant shipping with Hope - to the point of appearing upset when he makes her think he likes her, only to reveal he was joking - and Fang receives several moments with Snow (despite him having a canon love interest in Serah) and Lightning (in a flirty Battle Couple, Slap-Slap-Kiss, sense) before, and even after, she is reunited with Vanille.
    • Lightning receives about an equal amount of shipping moments with Fang and Hope and has no canon love interest.
  • Fire Emblem:
    • Legault from Fire Emblem: The Blazing Blade occasionally makes remarks that could lead to certain assumptions being made about him in his conversations with Lloyd, Matthew, and Heath... but then again, he makes similar remarks to Isadora.
    • Florina is afraid of men, yet lived with Lyn for a time on the Sacaean plains, and tells Lyn "Oh, I do so love you!" She can also marry Hector if she gets an 'A' level support with him.
    • Lucia of Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance is extremely close to Elincia, yet she also has Belligerent Sexual Tension with Bastian.
    • Ike shows all the female allies he has with the same level of professionalism as the other men in his troop, regardless of how much they obviously like him. And in his ending, he may be accompanied by one of two guys to quest for other civilizations. A character in Awakening implies that he is Ike's descendant, though in what way is made ambiguous, as a wife is never mentioned, and his sister can marry and possibly bear collateral descendants.
    • Similarly, Camilla from Fates can only marry men. However, she's incredibly possessive of her retainers (both of whom are female), particularly Selena (who happens to be the aforementioned Severa under an alias) and the (potentially female) Avatar. Her rather flirty-sounding dialogue with Corrin is also unchanged regardless of whether you're playing as male or female.
    • Fire Emblem: Three Houses has multiple characters that fall under this trope.
      • Manuela. While not a same-sex romance option for the Player Character, she still occasionally flirts with them if they're female and has a paired ending with the actually bi Dorothea that can be taken as romantic.
      • While Ferdinand has several paired endings with women that end in marriage, his support chain and paired ending with Hubert contain quite a bit of subtext, including an A+ support where Ferdinand implicitly agrees to "fancying" Hubert while blushing.
      • Likewise, while Hubert can romance any of the Black Eagle girls, Shamir, or a female Byleth, he seems to take an interest in Ferdinand. Notably, his A+ support with Ferdinand is one of the only two where Hubert blushes.
      • Petra isn't a romance option for a female Byleth, but her paired ending with the actually-bi Dorothea mentions that Dorothea "became the person that Petra loved most."
      • Ashe has multiple paired endings with women that end in marriage, but he also seems quite close to Dedue, even worrying more about him than Dimitri's horrible death on the Verdant Wind and Silver Snow routes. His paired ending with Caspar can also be potentially read as romantic.
      • Annette has several romantic endings with men, but her support chain and paired ending with the actually-bi Mercedes can be read as romantic.
      • Dimitri can only be romanced by a female Byleth, but he treats both genders the same regardless, Ship Tease and all. His paired ending with Dedue mentions that they acted more like family in private, but whether this means like brothers or lovers is left to interpretation.
      • Sylvain is an infamous skirt-chaser, but is strongly implied to be bisexual. He doesn't exactly deny it when Flayn brings up a rumor that he hits on both men and women, he seems eager to settle down with Felix in their Azure Moon paired ending and their support uses more romantic language in the Japanese version. In the Japanese version, he hit on a man disguised as a woman at a festival, and he also flirts with Ashe a bit, even suggesting that Ashe might have fallen for him.
      • Felix has several paired endings with women that end in romance (especially on the Azure Moon route), but he also seems willing to settle down with Sylvain, in addition to their support having more romantic language in Japanese. In both the localized and Japanese version of their Azure Moon paired ending, they become so close as to pass away on the same day in their later years. Notably, the ending makes no mention of either marrying anyone else. His paired ending with Dimitri can also be interpreted as Felix having romantic feelings for him.
  • Guild Wars 2:
    • Aga
    • In this game, character dialogue varies based on the race and profession you choose for your Player Character, but (barring a few very specific situations) not with gender. So if a character flirts with the player character, they will flirt with the player character regardless of what gender they are.
    • Canach in particular does this with Sylvari player characters during Heart of Thorns.
  • Kingdom Hearts: While the series has pitted Kairi as the object of Sora and Riku’s affections, he and Riku seem to have a type of "chemistry" of their own.
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel has The Hero, Rean Schwarzer who is noted as a Chick Magnet in-universe. At one point, he berates princess Alfin, who is a Yaoi Fangirl, in her bonding event that guys don't appreciate getting shipped with one another and in his case, its with Crow Armbrust. But from the way the cutscenes of the game portray, it made it seem like Rean cares more about Crow than any of the women who are crushing on him, going so far as to think of him more than anyone else.
  • Megadimension Neptunia VII has Neptune as Purple Heart who appreciates the magazines Steamax scattered towards them to distract the party (which the game implies the contents are for straight men; oh and yes, it actually works) yet at the same time ends up teasing Steamax himself, who is very shy around women even though he's a robot.
  • Persona 3:
    • The PSP remake allows you to play as a female protagonist. The relationship between the canon male protagonist and Aigis is a major part of the game, and some romantic tension is thrown in it as well. Absolutely none of this is changed for the female protagonist (naturally, she can hook up with three of your four male party members and is the target of two of her male Social Links' affections), and it's highlighted in Aigis's Social Link in that additional Gayngst is added on her part.
    • Yukari develops a crush on the male protagonist and can be romanced by him, though her relationship with the female protagonist shares just enough dialogue to suggest that she might see her the same way. She also becomes very emotionally dependent on Mitsuru after the protagonist's death. And speaking of Mitsuru, she considers eloping with either version of the protagonist, before dumping her arranged fiancé because he insulted them.
  • Persona 4:
    • Kanji Tatsumi. His Shadow aside, he has a crush on Naoto Shirogane throughout the course of the game - thing is, Naoto is thought to be male at first, yet when it's found out that she's female, Kanji's crush still remains, and he's relieved to discover that Naoto was a girl the entire time. He blushes at the sight of Yukiko and Chie in swimsuits and displays a small crush on Chihiro Fushimi.
    • Chie Satonaka and Yukiko Amagi. It's possible for the protagonist to date either one (or both) of them, but their relationship with each other is dripping with lesbian subtext, to the point that it forms the basis for their Shadows. Shadow Chie rants about how possessive Chie is of Yukiko, and her berserk form resembles a Dominatrix on a throne made of schoolgirls. On Yukiko's end, Shadow Yukiko explains how she once thought Chie was her ideal "prince" who would be her excuse to run away from home and never come back. After their Shadow-based issues are resolved, the two of them are more affectionate towards each other, even occasionally using their respective Shadow's words to reaffirm how close they are.
    • Yosuke and the protagonist are Heterosexual Life-Partners, and he canonically has a crush on Saki, but Dummied Out dialogue suggests he was originally planned as the protagonist's Gay Option. On top of all that, In Persona 4: Arena he seems to have crushes on Mitsuru, Labrys and Akihiko.
    • Teddie acts very flirty towards the protagonist, and kissed Kanji while drunk at the kings game. He also enjoyed cross dressing as he dressed up as Alice during the school cross dressing contest and he picked out an outfit for his human form to wear that looked camp. However, he's usually hitting on women whenever he gets the chance to.
    • The P4 hero can be played this way. There's nothing stopping you from romancing any of the girls while flirting with Kanji, Teddie, and Yosuke, only the latter of whom will have a problem with it. Not to mention Persona Q allowing you to do the same with the P3 hero, with other characters noticing how they seem drawn to one another.
  • Persona 5:
    • Yusuke's entire sexuality is up for grabs, as he claims his interest in the human body is purely for aesthetics. He shows interest in seeing both Ann and the protagonist in the buff, and not very professionally either. That said, he shows a similar interest in a pair of lobsters, and shows an aversion to romance at times. That said, Matthew Mercer, Yusuke's English VA has expressed that he does believe Yusuke to be bisexual.
    • Futaba develops a crush on the protagonist even without being romanced, yet enjoys the kinkiness of the other female party members' costumes.
  • Pokémon:
    • Elesa from Pokémon Black and White and Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 throws a kiss at you no matter what your gender is. She's also pretty close to Skyla and gravitates exclusively towards Join Avenue shops with a "dazzlingly cute girl".
    • Shauna from Pokémon X and Y has dialogue with the protagonist that sounds like Ship Tease, no matter whether you play as Calem or Serena.
      • Serena herself could be considered Ambiguously Bi as the player character. Apart from the Ship Tease she gets with Shauna, Calem as the rival is pretty devoted to her, too, especially with their conversation on Victory Road.
    • In Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Matt constantly goes on about how devoted he is to Archie in a way that makes it sound like he has feelings for his boss. However, he also makes several comments about how impressed he is with the player character, regardless of whether you choose the boy or the girl.
      • Similarly, Shelly's somewhat teasing remarks and Courtney's... fixation with the player remain unchanged regardless of gender, but nothing is ever definitively stated with them.
    • Lillie from Pokémon Sun and Moon also has a bit of this. She has Ship Tease with the protagonist regardless of gender and reacts to the posing of Ms. Fanservice Olivia.
  • In the third Rayman game, Globox was depicted very... strangely, to say the least. In one boss fight, he shouts "Hey! Get your hands off of MY Rayman!"; if he's punched during gameplay one of the things he says is "I'm a lover, not a fighter!"; and near the beginning he hugs Rayman so closely and tightly that another character is compelled to ask "Hey, you got room for a third?". That's not even covering his dream about pregnancy and maternal attitude towards the main villain... And yet if plot points of the game and previous interpretations of the character are anything to go by, he is quite clearly attracted to other females of his species.
  • Dutch and Hosea from Red Dead Redemption II. Dutch has a Girl of the Week (he had a longtime female partner named Annabelle who died as well) and Hosea's a widower but their relationship is intimate in a way not seen between other men in the series. When there's a party at camp in Chapter 2, they can be seen talking off on their own and holding hands [1]. If Arthur tries to talk to them, they get annoyed and tell him to buzz off. They are explicitly called Arthur's dads a few times in the game. Arthur can tell them that everyone sees them "reading" and that they "confuse the hell" out of him. Hosea's death is also part of what pushes Dutch over the edge into his Sanity Slippage.
  • Carlos of Rune Factory 3. There are a few incest jokes about him and his sister, he mentions that he couldn't be tied down to just one woman, and will react positively if you wear the "girly" cologne. However, a lot of his talks with the player make him seem like he's flirting. Give him his favorite gift on his birthday, and he'll ask to kiss you.
  • Saints Row:
    • The Boss, especially if you play as a female character. Many of the things she says to Shaundi and Kinzie come off as flirtatious and mentions stripper poles quite often (male strippers usually don't poledance), but also mentions that she likes men (while disguised as Cyrus Temple though). In Saints Row IV all crew members except Keith David can be romanced regardless of your character's gender, removing the ambiguity.
    • Matt Miller has an unhealthy obsession with Nyte Blayde, but has a girlfriend in Saints Row: The Third and mentioned having crushes on Kinzie and Asha in IV.
  • Custom female characters in Soul Calibur 5 with the "Femme Fatale" voice option. Their dialogue consists of a lot of flirtatious quotes, which they'll use whatever the gender of their opponent.
  • Story of Seasons:
    • Harvest Moon DS Cute:
      • All of the "Special Girls". They can become just as smitten with you when you're playing as a girl as they did when you were playing as Pete. The Japanese version has a gay marriage system for them under the guise of a "Best Friends" system. Everyone calls you "best friends" but you have the exact same dialogue as in the boy version, you can have a child with them, and you go through the same courting rituals (Heart Events and all).
      • The Goddess is this even without the Best Friend System. She and the Witch Princess are both available love interests to the male hero but have a Foe Romance Subtext filled relationship. The Goddess' notorious apathy toward you when she's your wife doesn't help.
      • The Mineral Town girls. They are very friendly with the main character after you befriend them, like visiting your house for play dates, and they even have moments with NPCs. But they can also be married in Spear Counterpart.
    • Gray in Friends of Mineral Town blushes and acts nervous when shown the Blue Feather (an item used to propose) by the male protagonist, but he also is in love with Mary and can be married in the Distaff Counterpart game.
  • Summon Night: Swordcraft Story 2:
    • Lynn flirts with protagonist whether they're a boy or a girl, though it's rather ambiguous if it's teasing or not.
    • Aera reacts to Lynn wanting to kiss her rather suspiciously but also has Ship Tease with boys.
  • Luigi from Super Mario Bros. is campy and shows attraction to Prince Peasley. Still he's the Implied Love Interest to Daisy and has shown attraction to several female characters in varying continuities.
  • Tales Series:
    • Tales of Vesperia:
      • Estelle has a pretty obvious Bodyguard Crush on Yuri, although she also has way, way too much Ship Tease with Rita for it simply to be called "subtext". While Vesperia is pretty platonic on the whole, some of their moments blur that line. They also get an in-universe Portmanteau Couple Name.
      • Yuri himself gets this - and so does his Childhood Friend Flynn who appears to be the target of Yuri's affection, even seeming to return it. Those two are a major reason why Vesperia has its own Ho Yay page and you could make a drinking game out of the times Yuri (especially early on) brings up Flynn randomly in such a way to make you wonder. Yuri also can make some comments towards Raven who...doesn't seem to mind too much.
    • Tales of Berseria:
      • Velvet is a rare case where both sides are roughly the same level of ambiguous. It's implied she had a crush on Arthur back in her younger years, as Magilou correctly deduced (based on Velvet's surprise and corresponding blush) that Velvet once liked a guy who "was always on the other side of the door, so you could only look at his feet." The anime also plays it up a bit by having her flirt more obviously with Rokurou, but the game itself has her teasing Laphicet about how "I didn't cover my eyes" when she got an eye-full from Rokurou at the bath scene in the Bonus Dungeon, and her frequent checking of him out when he's training even as she admits she has no reason to by the third time. On the girl side, many of her interactions with Eleanor also veer into Les Yay given their status as Heterosexual Life-Partners, such as her happily offering to massage Eleanor with sun screen in a summer DLC skit, but it's Velvet's relationship with Niko that seals it. She once remarked how she'd marry Niko if she were a guy; Niko said the same to her. In Melchior's illusions in Aball, it's revealed her version of an ideal life has (a very affectionate) Niko refusing to marry anyone or even leave the village until Velvet returns, and that's with Velvet in full awareness of Niko having a crush on a young male vet who works out of town.
      • Eleanor's Ship Tease is almost exclusively with Velvet and she turns down the surprising number of men who propose to her, but she does have a few moments with Laphicet when Bienfu is teasing them.
  • Undertale:
    • Alphys confesses her love for fish-girl Undyne in the best ending, but also has a known crush on Asgore and... appreciates Mettaton's male physique.
    • Papyrus claims that Mettaton is his "favorite sexy rectangle", and, while he ultimately turns them down, he makes zero comment on the player character's Ambiguous Gender when he thinks they're asking him on a date. Though it's hard to tell how much he means either one, considering Word of God on his ditziness.
  • Yakuza:
    • Goro Majima is obviously interested in women, yet also has an unusually strong devotion to his blood brother, Taiga Saejima, that spans over twenty five years of separation, and doggedly pursues Kazuma Kiryu attempting to fight with him, but takes it to such extremes (even dressing up as a woman in a hostess club at one point) that he comes off as being a stalker with a crush. There was also one occasion when he forced his boss, Daigo, to crossdress in the midst of a zombie apocalypse so that they could pretend to be a couple, and seemed to be oddly eager to actually have sex with him.
    • Speaking of Daigo, though he's first introduced sitting in a hostess club surrounded by women, there's his very ambiguous relationship with his underling, Yoshitaka Mine, who out and out admits that Daigo is the only person he ever genuinely loved, and his long-standing fixation on his old high school classmate, Tatsuo Shinada, which ends up coming off like a first crush.

    Visual Novels 
  • Ace Attorney:
    • Max Galactica, who is mostly a Camp Straight circus performer has his heart set on marrying Regina, the daughter of his boss at the circus but he flirts around with both Phoenix and Maya. He might have been joking when he did that but he does qualify since this is called "Ambiguously" bi.
    • Klavier Gavin, from Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, flirts with just about every girl he comes across but also acts very flirty towards Apollo.
  • Monika of Doki Doki Literature Club! is explicitly interested in the player. As in, you, the person playing the game. She even notes in Act 3 that she honestly doesn't know your gender, but she still considers herself your girlfriend anyways. The ambiguity comes in when she generally refers to you using masculine pronouns and terms. It's unclear whether she's assuming your gender based off the player character being male or you being the kind of person who'd play a Dating Sim, or if it's for simplicity's sake.
  • Saber of Fate/stay night has her main relationship with the male Shirou, but she also doesn't mind Rin getting involved, and in the end of the Unlimited Blade Work ending actually becomes part of Rin's harem along with Shirou. In Fate/Zero her relationship with Irisviel is more than a little eyebrow-raising, though it never appears to go past the Courtly Love level. And that's before remembering that Saber is actually King Arthur, and as we all know the legend states s/he married Guinevere, and though it's specifically referred to as a Sexless Marriage that was only done so Saber's gender wouldn't be questioned the two of them seem to have had some affection for each other, though as another nod to the original legend Guinevere was ultimately in love with Lancelot and we all know how that worked out.
  • Higurashi: When They Cry:
    • Rena takes home anyone regardless of their gender, age, or species.
    • Shion has a considerable amount of Incest Subtext with her twin sister Mion, despite having a canon male love interest in Satoshi.
    • Rika and Satoko have a considerably Les Yay filled relationship but there are implications that Rika is attracted to Keiichi, and arguably Akasaka. Rika also has an incarnation in Umineko: When They Cry who is in a relationship with a girl, who is literally a mishmash of Satoko and Miyo.
  • Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony:
    • Kokichi Oma provided some Ho Yay throughout the game as he is implied to have a crush on Shuichi and Rantaro. In addition to that, he had Kaito (who was impersonating Kokichi for most of the fifth trial) say that he loved Himiko in Chapter Five. He repeatedly insults and Slut Shames Miu from the first trial onwards (even though Miu makes it clear she actually enjoys it quite a lot), and in their relationship chart, he demands she get on her knees for him.
    • Ki-bo wanted to hold hands with Shuichi in his Love Hotel event and he has some quite strong chemistry with Miu. Which make sense with him having a No Biological Sex.
    • Tenko is a rare case of the ambiguity being on the heterosexual side. Tenko gets flustered when complimented by Kaede and is clearly infatuated with Himiko, which Tenko herself outright confirms. Additionally, despite the fact that she Does Not Like Men, it does not necessarily mean she is incapable of being attracted to them: in her Love Hotel event, it shows she is not above allowing Shuichi to do what he wants with her, so she can develop feelings for a man that has gained her trust.
  • Icari Isidolde from Sunrider is unquestionably attracted to Kayto Shields (much as she might try to deny it), but there’s also enough Homoerotic Subtext in her friendship with the Ambiguously Gay Kryska Stares that other characters have pointed it out to her in-universe. She denies this the same way she denies her attraction to Kayto: by getting flustered and saying “I-it’s not like I like her or anything!”

    Web Animation 
  • During a news report in Hazbin Hotel, Tom Trench makes a joke about lusting for Cherri Bomb, who shows a lot of skin in her outfit as she appears in the footage. A short while afterwards, Charlie mentions Cherri Bomb's protege Angel Dust, and Tom Trench immediately recognizes Angel Dust as a porn star.
    Charlie: Oh, just someone named... Angel Dust.
    Tom Trench: The porn star?
    Katie Killjoy: You fucking would, Tom!
    (Tom hides in embarrassment)
  • RWBY:
    • More than once Yang has all-but flirted with Blake, winking at her while promising to dance and flirtatiously calling her "feisty" being some of the more prominent moments. However, when she first arrived in Beacon, she was also happy to be sleeping in the hall so she could check out all the boys. When Blake runs away after the fall of Beacon, Yang takes it extremely hard. In Volume 5, she breaks down in tears in front of Weiss, sobbing that she needs Blake.
    • The official RWBY manga anthology Red Like Roses features Ruby/Weiss teasing, mostly on Weiss' side. One story has Ruby going on about how she wants a boyfriend. At the end of the chapter, she jokes that Weiss has a crush on her and gets real close to her. Weiss blushes and gets embarrassed at this. This might imply Weiss likes girls, on top of her Ship Tease with boys in the animation. Being an anthology, the manga might be non-canon.

  • El Goonish Shive:
    • Noah, who is well aware of this.
      Noah: You are surprised I have a girlfriend?
      Elliot: I ASSUMED NOTHING!
      Noah: (grinning) Of course not.
    • Ashley was attracted to Elliot just from watching him on his show with Susan and became even more interested in him upon learning he can turn into a woman. Her sexuality was discussed between Elliot and Tedd, but they aren't sure either. Turns out, she doesn't really like labels but can find both men and women attractive.
  • Gunnerkrigg Court:
    • Kat has crushes on Alistair and Eglamore, her friendship with Annie has a lot of romantic tinges, and as of Chapter 42 she's dating Paz. It's entirely probable that she's still discovering her sexuality, but bisexual seems the most likely.
    • Antimony Carver has an ambiguous relationship with Kat and Jack, and, if what Zimmy found in her mind is any indicator, she is attracted to Jones.
  • Homestuck:
    • Jake is likely bi to some degree, but there's enough ambiguity about his relationship with Dirk that he could still be exclusively straight.
    • Caliborn is clearly interested in "the bitches", but also has quite a bit of a (one-sided) Villainous Crush on Dirk, to the point of drawing fanart of the two of them being "more than friendly" together. (This being Caliborn, though, it's impossible to tell what he actually drew.)
    • Rose is dating a girl, but is also fond of certain masculine literary figures and implies that she and Dave treated one another differently before they found out they were brother and sister.
    • Post-retcon, the Vriskagram suggests that Dave and Karkat might be in a romantic relationship. In his later conversation with John, Dave resists identifying as either exclusively straight or exclusively gay. He crosses out of this trope and into Bi the Way after asking Dirk for advice on how to come out to one's friends.
    • Pre-retcon, Roxy had a staggering amount of Ship Tease with Calliope and at least a little with Jane; post-retcon, she spends about 5 lines constructing an elaborate description of how hot Jane is. On the other hand, she's expressed much more direct interest in both Dirk and John.
    • Some of the trolls are only shown attracted to one gender or aren't shown in a relationship at all, but are assumed to be bisexual due to that being the norm in troll society. As Kanaya demonstrates, it's rare but entirely possible for a troll to be monosexual.
  • Ménage à 3 does this a lot, although over time it tends to settle down to making most (though not all) of its characters definitely bi.
    • For example, DiDi, Sandra, Sonya and Gary have all claimed to be straight, but hinted at or dabbled in bisexuality at times from the first (DiDi and Sandra even went so far as to attempt lesbian sex with each other, only to conclude that they were really "two naked straight girls with poor boundary issues"); DiDi and Sonya are nowadays fully functionally bisexual.
    • Also, Zii always held that Yuki was not a lesbian, she just didn't like penises due to a childhood trauma from the work left lying around the home by her father, a manga-artist who became famous as "The Tentacle King" — and this now appears to be entirely correct.
    • After it seemed that Sandra's heterosexuality had been confirmed by her attempt with DiDi, spinoff comic Sandra on the Rocks had Cammi bring the trope racing back to the surface for her. Also in that comic, teenage geek Alex seems increasingly ambiguous about his complete commitment to heterosexuality.
    • Another spinoff comic, Sticky Dilly Buns, has Jerzy, who keeps insisting that bisexuality was a stage on the road to homosexuality for him. This might be more convincing if he didn't still sometimes have sex with women.
  • The Night Belongs To Us:
    • Ada specifically tells Hank that she's "not gay," but Ada's only love interests in the story, including her ex-girlfriend Miss Chief, are female.
    • Lendfire, though calling Ada beautiful, is also possessed of an unhealthy obsession with his master, Gustav.
  • Belkar of The Order of the Stick kisses gender-ambiguous Vaarsuvius during a New Year's party and seems to love hitting on Roy, especially when Roy is temporarily turned into a woman and Belkar hits on "her" knowing full well who it really is. Much later, he volunteers to investigate brothels for information on an elusive character, and isn't at all put out when Roy reminds him to check with prostitutes of both genders.
  • In track 5 of The Rock Cocks, Elizabeth is sent to wake up a naked Steg and Suria in the grotto. When she finds the two on top of each other, she has a hard time deciding which she should look at; Steg's "morning wood" or Suria's "pretty".
  • Captain Tyr from Skins. He likes a female soldier named Jordan but seems a little too enthusiastic when it comes to arresting the Pretty Boy male vampire, Rabbit (who is openly in love with Tyr). The entire piece looks like a gay musical version of The Bodyguard.

    Web Original 
  • Cat Muto is in a straight relationship, but openly admits on having a crush on Maaya Sakamoto.
  • The Cry of Mann: Agent Martinez appears to have a crush on Berry and gets very happy when female callers tell her she's pretty, even calling one of them "sweet cheeks"; however, she also seems to have a crush on "George Washington", and has accepted a sex proposal from one male caller.
  • Dragon Ball Z Abridged: Dende has a crush on Gohan and expresses a desire to "nestle inside" Bulma's boobs. The latter could just be alien curiosity, however.
    • Both Korin and Yajirobe. They are a couple, and eventually get married so attracted to men is a check. However Yajirobe thinks that watching Bulma breast feed is "awesome." And Korin owns a car that they named the "pussy wagon." Neither of them is expressly labeled as "gay" in the series either.
  • Matthew Santoro has been shown to have a girlfriend, but he's also expressed sexual attraction to the male Al Gore.
  • Sailor Moon Abridged: Serena is definitely into men, crushing heavily on both Tuxedo Mask and Andrew and thrice expressing attraction to Jedite, once in the radio episode, once in the diet episode, and once in the cruise episode. However she makes some questionable comments towards three of her female teammates. Upon first meeting Raye, she says she would become a lesbian for her. When Jupiter is beating up a MOTW that attacked her, she exclaims "Sugoi!" and in a later episode, she mentions that her boobs are fantastic/amazing. When Venus introduces herself to the rest of the Scouts, Serena's first words are to note how big her boobs look and when Venus improbably jumps away, she exclaims "Hot!" with enlarged eyes. Then in season 2, she feels the need to say her hugging Luna (an alien cat) while naked isn't what it looks like to her past-life mom.
  • Yugioh The Abridged Series: Yami Yugi. Bakura's gaydar has reacted to him, he believes that the Millennium Puzzle is just fabulous, has an obsession with leather pants, and claimed that he was straight if Kaiba's ghost was real. Turns out the "ghost" was actually a gay clown. However, he occasionally shows interest in both genders, including Téa, though in "They Saved Tristan's Brain," it's revealed that he isn't sure if she's a girl. And then there's Bonds Beyond Time Abridged, where he is openly attracted to Yusei and in "What Would Yugi Do" he pervs on Yugi.

    Western Animation 
  • Adventure Time:
    • Finn the Human had a long time Precocious Crush on Bubblegum and a relationship with Flame Princess, but is either bisexual or very comfortable in his sexuality. In "The Hard Easy" he saves a cursed frog prince by kissing him, something that the prince says "few guys would do", and Finn nonchalantly shrugs off kissing a man because he's "comfortable with himself like that". In "Davey" he makes a secret identity for himself and goes out to dinner with a guy, then leaves his hero life behind to build a shack and live with his date. He hints that he has "repressed emotional feelings" for Cinnamon Bun, has kissed (on the cheek, granted) and cuddled Ice King, and admits to watching Jake sleep. Finn reached puberty without ever having met somebody of the same species as him, so it's quite plausible that his sexuality might be a bit... undirected.
  • Gumball from The Amazing World of Gumball has a girlfriend he plans to marry, but obsesses over an ex enemy so much he has to apologize to her for ignoring her, really wants his butt smacked by Tobias just so he can complain about it, is twelve but knows about experimenting in college, dip kissed a guy out of frustration and has Wholesome Crossdresser tendencies. Masami and Teri even had a Side Bet that he was bi. In "The Shippening" he even says, "Looks like I didn't stop at women".
  • Archer:
    • Woodhouse had an obvious, Ho Yay-laden crush on his WWI squadmate Reggie Thistleton, but also finds Malory "drop-dead sexy".
    • Cheryl used to date Dr. Krieger and has never been in a relationship with a woman, but gets off to being strangled and beaten, regardless of who's doing it, and may have flirted with Lana in Season 4. She also seriously dug the Queen Kong vibe that Pam gave off after the latter got high on cocaine and carried her off as a hostage.
    • Ray identifies as gay and generally only shows interest in men. However, he was once seemingly offered an opportunity to have sex with Lana and tried to go for it. When questioned about this, he merely replied "Nobody's that gay."
    • And Lana agrees to have sex with Pam in the same episode. Although, Lana has to pretend that Pam is Alex Karras to get through it.
  • As Told by Ginger:
    • Courtney Gripling canonically likes boys but is also unusually fond of Ginger Foutely.
    • Dodie develops a crush on a male foreign exchange student and goes to the dance with a boy but also Dodie seems to be a bit too obsessed with both Ginger and Courtney. Any time Ginger or herself gets an opportunity to be within five feet of Courtney, Dodie freaks out, sometimes almost fainting, such as when she got partnered with her in chemistry class in "The 'A' Ticket". She has a "Ginger wig" and sings Ginger's "Copper-Colored Ponies" song in front of her bedroom mirror while wearing it. Dodie is also very against Ginger spending more time with her boyfriend than her.
    • Miranda obviously likes boys (and even dated Darren) but she often comes across as a jealous girlfriend when it comes to Courtney's friendship with Ginger. She also called a girl cute in one episode before Courtney told her to focus. Another episode had her act disgusted when Courtney hugged her as well.
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender:
    • Azula has tons of Les Yay with Ty Lee and Mai and she freaks out after they betray her but she also has subtext with her brother as well trying (and failing) to seduce a guy at a party, and she generates Foe Romance Subtext with everyone regardless of gender.
    • Ty Lee seems to show an interest in Sokka, but also seems to show an interest in Azula. On Ember Island, she prefers Azula's company to the company of several attractive boys who really like her. She also tells Azula that she's the smartest, prettiest, most perfect girl in the world. More than once. This is also muddled up by implications that Ty Lee wasn't Azula's actual friend and was just sucking up to her the entire time.
  • Ben 10:
    • Ben has had several heterosexual relationships and marries a woman in the canonical future, but has tons of Ho Yay with Kevin as well as his partner Rook. Word of God even says that Ben's greatest fear is not peacocks or clowns, but whether Kevin and Rook like each other more than him. Huh.
    • His cousin Gwen is Kevin's girlfriend in the later series and that's the only romantic relationship we see her in, but her recurring nemesis Charmcaster's jealousy and competition with Gwen changes into something resembling Romantic Two-Girl Friendship (complete with some slightly catty compliments and Gwen being annoyed that both her cousin and boyfriend find Charmcaster "hot"), especially once her Dark and Troubled Past is revealed. In the final series and Charmcaster's last canon appearance, Gwen is hopeful that she can start a real friendship with her now that she's trapped in her own magic pouch and Gwen is basically acting as her parole officer, which admittedly isn't too far from what she and Ben did with Kevin.
  • Dana from Biatches makes it very clear she's into guys, but has a habit of touching her friend Julia in private places and lifting her skirt, supposedly in a purely playful way.
  • Bob from Bob's Burgers. Despite being Happily Married to Linda, he's referred to himself as "Mostly straight", admitted the handsome deli guy who thought he was gay was out of his league, and only objected to a jab about marrying a guy with the condition that he wouldn't take his last name. Knowing Linda, she probably doesn't mind.
    • Linda told Ms. Jacobson to her face that she was pretty, but her being drunk at the time makes it unclear whether she was flirting or not.
  • BoJack Horseman:
    • Mr. Peanutbutter is a serial monogamist who's only dated women, and was totally devoted to his ex-wife, but he's perfectly happy to passionately make out with BoJack under the guise of restoring their friendship, along with being a little too clingy towards him. He also has a considerable amount of Ho Yay with Todd.
    • BoJack himself, although more subtle. He's a serial womanizer who sleeps with a lot of women. Yet, when Herb, friend of his, was outed during The '90s, he asked him with all the sincerity he could muster if his friends have ever done a "party train" or a "fun circle" since he would be into that. Then, there's also his reluctant (he says) kiss with Mr. Peanutbutter.
    • Sarah Lynn's sexuality is not brought up enough to get a clear picture; two things stand out though, she dated Andrew Garfield on-off for a while during season 1 and she's of the Anything That Moves attitude.
    • Skinny Gina, the stripper whale working in Whale World agrees to talk with BoJack and Diane about Nadia, a recently deceased co-worker...but it's working hours, so they'll need to buy a lap dance. BoJack and Diane agree and Skinny Gina proceeds to tell everything while servicing BoJack.....and Diane.
  • Philly Phil from Class of 3000 is implied to have a crush on Kim, and even had a girlfriend in "Free Philly." However, he's displayed... questionable reactions towards Grayson Brooding and appears quite close to (male) friends Li'l D and Eddie.
  • Many of the characters in Codename: Kids Next Door:
    • Numbuh Two flirts with girls often, but also has a fair amount of Ho Yay with the male Numbuh Four.
    • Numbuh Three has an obvious crush on Numbuh Four, but also calls other girls pretty very often and went on a date with Numbuh One's girlfriend (It Makes Sense in Context).
    • Numbuh Five has been shown to have crushes on boys, but she also wears suits to formal events when all the other girls wear dresses and has her fair share of Foe Yay with her rival Henrietta von Marzipan.
  • Bunny from Courage the Cowardly Dog has a boyfriend. However she also has a very close relationship with her best friend Kitty, to the point where her boyfriend became jealous and tore them apart, that is all but stated to be romantic.
  • Mandark from Dexter's Laboratory is in love with Dee-Dee. However, in one beach episode the ending is clearly romantic tinged as he talks with a boy then walks off with him, holding each others shoulders.
  • Doug:
    • Roger seems to be almost obsessed with the titular character but also has a crush on Judy.
    • Patti hints at possibly being attracted to Doug and in "Doug's a Big Fat Liar", Patty goes to a dance with "Melvin", really Judy in drag. Seems innocent enough, but when the whole ruse is revealed, Patty isn't even upset! She even says "Melvin" is the best dancer at the hoedown and continues to dance with Judy throughout the rest of the episode. Also, they share Judy's room in an episode of the Disney series.
  • Dragons: Riders of Berk:
    • "Big Man on Berk" has Snotlout completely smitten by Thor Bonecrusher (who is just Fishlegs suffering from Identity Amnesia). Astrid, the most long-standing recipient of Snotlout's unwanted affection, is delighted by this development and cites Love Makes You Dumb when Hiccup wonders why Snotlout allowed Bonecrusher to drag him into one of his more dangerous schemes. Once Fishlegs reverts back to his normal identity, Snotlout kisses him on the cheek and then leaves in tears.
    • Ruffnut is attracted to Hiccup (and later Eret and both Fishlegs and Snotlout) but also shows interest in Heather during the "Have Dragon, Will Travel" two-parter.
    • Dagur shows a lot of interest in Hiccup, but ends up marrying Mala in the series finale. There is a scene in an episode where Dagur asks Hiccup to be his best man, which is staged exactly like a proposal.
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy:
    • Double D was shown to go all Love Makes You Dumb over Nazz like most of the other boys in the neighborhood, and some scenes between Double D and Eddy in The Movie just scream Unresolved Sexual Tension. (Plus Eddy's brother thought Double Dee was a girl and came to the conclusion that he was Eddy's "girlfriend".) In "Key to My Ed" Ed is dancing around, grabs Eddy and slams him into Double D, the two catching each other in a dancing position; Double Dee's only remark is a smirk and, "What? No flowers?". Also, his only problem with Ed trying to kiss him under the mistletoe was that someone might be watching.
    • Jimmy was Ambiguously Gay to begin with and appears to exhibit gay tendencies towards other guys, especially towards Kevin, but has a crush on Sarah.
    • Ed seems to think Girls Have Cooties ("Yucky, squishy, MUSHY GIRLS, Double D!") He doesn't have this problem with Nazz, since he seems to have a crush on her like Edd and Eddy. Also in some episodes ("Honor Thy Ed", "Key to My Ed") he doesn't mind the Kankers advances and seems less repulsed by them than Edd and Eddy. There's also the moments of ambiguous Ho Yay towards Edd and Eddy.
  • The Fairly OddParents!:
    • As mentioned in the Ambiguously Gay page, Juandissimo. His entire role revolves around him having an unrequited love for Wanda but The Exciting Middle Part has a scene where he and Cupid act like a couple on a date.
    • Most male characters who aren't just Ambiguously Gay give off this vibe from time to time. Timmy's Dad, Adam West, Chester, AJ, Cosmo and even Timmy himself all have conspicuous Ho Yay moments, despite also showing attraction to the ladies.
  • Family Guy:
    • Peter is married to Lois is mostly shown to be heterosexual. In one episode where Peter starts spending time with Bill Clinton the two hit it off right away, but Peter spends so much time with him that it damages his relationship with Lois. By the end of the episode both of them have been physically seduced by Clinton, the last scene being a shot of Peter lying in bed next to Clinton, and Peter states: "Boy you are good. You are really good." In another episode, Peter and Quagmire are just about to have sex in order to convince a prostitute that Quagmire is gay. They stop at the last minute, and Quagmire admits he's not gay, but Peter adds "Well I'm something, because I've been at full sail this whole time."
    • Lois is married to Peter occasionally hints at having had same-sex experiences in the past. One episode revealed that she had a girlfriend in college. When Peter ranted on TV about how All Women Are Prudes and lead men on with no intention of ever sleeping with them, Lois (who was watching at home) responded, "He's right! Women are such teases! That's why I went back to men."
    • Meg likes boys, but has also hinted being attracted to Connie. There was also the episode where she pretended to be a lesbian to join her school's Lesbian Alliance club and actually have friends for once, but confessed she was straight once she couldn't go through with actually having sex with a girl. However, said girl proceeded to berate Meg for "choosing" to be straight. When Meg replied that sexual orientation was not a choice, the girl said that only applies to guys, while girls do get to choose. So it would seem that all girls and women in the Family Guy universe are technically bisexual no matter what they identify as... at least until the next episode when that joke has been forgotten about.
    • Stewie has had a lot of moments that were considered by many fans to be gay as he apparently showed attraction to several men, which is easily dismissed since he is just a one-year-old baby. However, he has fallen in love with girls, including Olivia.
    • Surprisingly enough, Quagmire being a lady's man, has some Ho Yay moments with Peter. Like how when Peter was upset he asked Peter if he could "drag his ball sac across his face" (it's something he does to all his lady friends) and later willingly got naked in front of him and showed him his penis while also calling them "buddies" that should "have fun". Another scene in the episode "Mr and Mrs. Stewie" had them having to share a bed and Peter hugged Quagmire close from behind making it look like they were spooning and pulled Quagmire's boxers down with his foot because they were too starchy which Quagmire seemed to be fine with. He also seemed willing to lay naked with Peter and Lois when they got nude while doing drugs and said "Room for one more?" However, he did act disgusted when he and Peter kissed to try to prove to a prostitute that he was gay. And in another episode when Stewie places Quagmire, Joe, Brian, and Peter in an alternate reality where they were the only people left Quagmire says that at some point they would have to repopulate the planet. Brian pointed out that there were no woman and Quagmire said "Let's see what happens" leaving it ambiguous as to whether they should wait and see if any woman would show up or if they would try sex with each other.
    • Jeff, a son of a nudist family, was definitely into Meg but also smiled happily when Peter got naked in front of him.
  • Futurama:
    • Bender has dated, flirted with, and even slept with several robot women in the series but his obsession with soap opera actor Calculon is filled to the brim with Ho Yay. His friendship with Fry is also a funny one as Bender often gets depressed and weepy when Fry does something that makes Bender feel that Fry is abandoning him.
    • Doctor Zoidberg also shows a lot of this as he was a little disappointed after Leela failed to marry him to Fry in space and there was some Ho Yay that he exhibited towards Farnsworth and Hermes. However, he has flirted with Edna and an unnamed jellyfish-like alien and near the end of the series, he starts a romance with Marianne. To make it more confusing, Zoidberg has been shown to be unable to tell the difference between male and female humans.
    • Amy Wong also qualifies as she is in a romance with Kif and flirts with a lot of guys but she kissed Leela in "Bender's Game" while they are in an alternate reality that resembles Lord Of The Rings.
    • Leela has Fry as her canon love interest, having an on and off relationship with him and dated several men, yet she enjoyed making out with Amy in "Bender's Game" while in the alternate reality of Cornwood. Whether that extends beyond that dimension is debatable but has not been seen.
    • Zapp Brannigan has flirted with and slept with Leela and Amy and enjoyed getting Snu-Snu from several Amazonian women, yet he apparently went on a date with Richard Nixon's Head in "The Thief Of Baghead". He seemed pretty comfortable with the idea of sleeping with "Lee Lemon" before finding out "he" was really Leela in disguise. He is also not ashamed to show nudity in front of other men such as Kif. Zapp does not even cover himself in front of other men whenever he is naked and some of the orders he gives out to Kif have some Ho Yay in them.
    • Fry has an on and off relationship with Leela, dated Michelle before being frozen, dated other girls including Colleen, and unknowingly slept with his own grandma in Roswell in 1947. However, Fry has shown affection and love towards an alien being named Yivo, who has masculine and feminine characteristics but sounds more like a guy. Fry has also got Ho Yay with Bender, Zoidberg, and Jrrr and showed attraction to Zapp while genderswapped in Neutopia.
  • Gravity Falls: Lil' Gideon has an obvious crush on Mabel Pines, with some of his evil schemes being attempts to winner over. However, his campy and flamboyant nature, combined with the fact that he displayed some Homoerotic Subtext towards some of the male prisoners during his time in jail, seems to give him some traits of a camp bi.
  • Hey Arnold!: Gerald definitely likes girls, especially Phoebe, but in Hey Arnold! The Movie, he seems to be infatuated with the main antagonist Scheck, since a Running Gag has him constantly mentioning how good he looks in his suits.
  • Jem:
    • Kimber has multiple casual male love interests and almost marries one of them before copping out. She also had a very close friendship with Stormer that consisted of holding hand on the beach and generally acting like lovers.The comic reboot depicts her as being lesbian and has her as a couple with Stormer.
    • When introduced, Eric mentions that Minx can have "anyone she wants". He used a neutral term, implying that Minx has seduced women as well.
  • Johnny Test:
    • Gil occasionally has an attraction for girls but seems much more interested in Johnny.
    • Dukey also comes off as this as he wore biker leather in his first appearance, cross dresses, and at one point, almost humped Johnny's leg. However, Dukey has shown attraction to females such as Missy and an alternate female version of himself.
    • Federal agents, Mr. Black and Mr. White had a lot of blatant Ho Yay between them as they are implied to be living together and want to go on a vacation to Fiji together, which pretty much makes their status as Heterosexual Life-Partners looks less heterosexual but Mr. Black did give Johnny tips on dating women and he and Mr. White were seen "chatting up" a couple girls in a dog park
    • Johnny himself qualifies for this as he has some Ship Tease with his rival, Sissy. However, he has cross dressed on occassion and he agreed to go on a date with Gil in one episode.
  • Kaeloo:
    • Stumpy has a girlfriend named Ursula, but at the end of the episode "Let's Play Hot-Cold" he seemed to have fallen in love with Quack Quack, and he has admitted to enjoy crossdressing.
    • Mr. Cat as well, due to Kaeloo, his crush, having an Ambiguous Gender. When asked about it, the showrunners merely refer to Mr. Cat's sexual orientation as "ambiguous".
  • Shego and the title character of Kim Possible show considerable amounts of Les Yay toward each other, one episode has their 'friendship' overshadowing Kim and her own boyfriend's relationship (his reaction doesn't help), and they have had either male love interests or shown attraction to men.
  • Prince Wu in season four of The Legend of Korra is a Casanova Wannabe who majorly fails at hitting on both Korra and Asami, much to their displeasure, and says that he finds Kuvira pretty. He also seems to have feelings for Mako. He seems almost flirty when he thinks Mako comes from money (the Krew took him to Asami's place to hide out after a kidnapping attempt by Kuvira supporters), and he seems very eager to learn more about Mako's past in "Remembrances".
  • Lil' George from Lil' Bush. He has a huge crush on Lil' Laura, but he's also had two incredibly flirtatious friendships with Lil' Tony Blair and Lil' Zac Efron. And he has a man crush on Aquaman.
  • Lilo & Stitch:
    • Jumba Jookiba did mention several times that he was married at one point but his ex-wife divorced him most likely due to his obsession with making experiments. His friendship with Pleakley however is very silly.
    • Pleakley comes off as Ambiguously Gay in the series and in the films as he had a lot of interests that are considered camp, rejected any girls that his parents tried to make him marry, and had a very funny friendship with Jumba. However, if the anime is to be considered canon, then Pleakley definitely qualifies for this as he had a crush on Tigerlily.
    • Gantu also showed some traits of this as he and Reuben (Experiment 625) also have a silly friendship that revolves around them bickering and making funny comments about their looks. He fell in love with Pleakley and Stitch as well but this was due to being pecked by Hunkahunka (Experiment 323), which caused him to become gender blind. However, Gantu admitted that he had a middle school crush on a girl.
  • The mother/wife from the Ralph Bakshi short Malcom and Melvin. When Malcom played his horn, she burst in and said "I'm in love with the person playing that music", implying that her reaction would've been the same if it was a woman playing the music and not a man (well, flea).
  • Miraculous Ladybug:
  • My Little Pony: Equestria Girls:
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Although she checks off some prominent lesbian stereotypes, Word of God is that Rainbow Dash isn't a lesbian, and she has some Ship Tease with Soarin' and Quibble Pants (even if the latter ship got sunk due to Quibble finding somepony else). On the other hoof, she has a ton of ambiguous moments, and the Distant Finale leaves it vague on whether or not she and Applejack are a thing. If it's the case, and assuming the aforementioned Word of God still holds, then the evidence points to Dash being bisexual.
  • OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes: Rad is a macho guy who likes to show off for the ladies, once dated Enid, and briefly fell in love with Lord Boxman's minion Shannon. However, in "Parents' Day" he describes Enid's mom and dad as "a hot vampire" and "a hot werewolf", and he gets Foe Yay with Raymond, another Boxmore minion.
  • Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero:
    • Penn, who is distracted by his male forms just as often as his female ones. One episode features him dancing with both female and male partners and knowing how to perform both the lead and follow roles of the waltz.
    • Rippen is smitten by Starblaster, spending the entirety of her debut episode worrying about their upcoming dance, but is content with dancing with Larry after she reveals that she never had feelings for him.
  • Ready Jet Go!: Jet's sexuality has yet to be confirmed, but Jet always shows signs of being attracted to both Sean (a male) and Sydney (a female).
  • Ren Hoek as depicted in Ren and Stimpy: Adult Cartoon Party. He clearly loves the ladies and will try to grab a woman's breast at any given opportunity, yet at the same time he appears in a relationship with Stimpy, with whom he already shared an Ambiguously Gay relationship with in the original. He denies that he loves Stimpy and insists that they're friends.
  • Rick and Morty:
    • Jerry is unambiguously in love with his wife, the somewhat shaky status of their marriage notwithstanding, but in "Total Rickall" he is given a male love interest, who turns out to be a parasite who creates positive memories in people's minds in order to convince them of the parasite's status as a real human. It is yet to be seen if his attraction to men extends beyond a falsified experience with a man who didn't actually exist.
    • Rick Sanchez is also considered this as he was married to a woman at one point, resulting in the birth of his daughter Beth but at some point he either lost his wife through a divorce or death. He later shows feelings towards an alien named Unity, who could take forms that are both male and female. Word of God has all but confirmed that Rick is pansexual.
    • Summer is this as of Season 4, if not Bi the Way. In "The Old Man and the Seat," when she was a part of the Lovefinderzz app craze, one of the "soulmates" the app paired her up with was a woman; at the end of "Rattlestar Ricklactica," when Rick asked her if she wanted to go to "Boob-World," she replied "not today," implying that she wouldn't be completely against going, and an alternate universe Summer in one of the comics is in a relationship with another teenage girl.
  • The Ridonculous Race: Surfer dudes Geoff and Brody showed some Ho Yay towards each other in the race, especially during the Hawaii leg when Brody mentions that he souls marry Geoff. However, Geoff states that Bridgette is his girlfriend and initially planned on taking her with him to the race and Brody develops a crush on MacArthur.
    • MacArthur on the other hand also has some shades of this as she looks like a lesbian cop, acted butch, and there was some Les Yay she exhibited towards her partner, Sanders, yet she reciprocates Brody's feelings for her in the finale.
  • Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Velma is in a relationship with Shaggy in the beginning of the series, but looks at Daphne in a bikini with approval and has a Romantic Two-Girl Friendship with Hot Dog Water in Season 2.
  • She-Ra and the Princesses of Power: Almost anyone who's not either Ambiguously Gay or explicitly gay is this.
    • Sea Hawk has a huge crush on Princess Mermista, but also seems to like Bow. For example, he catches him in his arms and in one episode, he randomly says hi to him while already having a conversation with someone else. Additionally, one tweet from the crew in the leadup to season 4 implies that Scurvy, a male pirate who's introduced as a former friend of his, may actually be an ex.
    • Mermista herself is definitely in a relationship with Sea Hawk, albeit a somewhat dysfunctional one, but dwells a bit on She-Ra's "beautiful hair".
    • Perfuma invites Bow as her date to Princess Prom, but sees Love Bubbles when she first looks at She-Ra, calls Huntara a "desert rose" while giving her a flower crown, and gets so much Ship Tease with Scorpia after her Heel–Face Turn that the "Scorfuma" ship exploded out of nowhere in the fandom.
    • Bow's reaction to Sea Hawk walked the fine line between mancrush and just crush, but he also accepted Perfuma's invitation to accompany her to Princess Prom.
    • Glimmer has had at least a little Ship Tease with Bow, Adora, Catra, and just a tiny bit with Entrapta, although to be fair the stuff with Bow was a Relationship Writing Fumble and they were trying for Like Brother and Sister.
  • The Simpsons:
    • Homer is Happily Married (most of the time) to Marge, but he's hugged and kissed Ned and filmed him naked in the shower, on several occasions commented how attractive another man was, and is the Trope Namer for Stupid Sexy Flanders. He's been kissed by another man on two separate occasions, and while clearly surprised didn't react negatively either. In one episode Homer and Chief Wiggum develop a friendship that verges on Ho Yay at times and in the episode "Donnie Fatso", Homer teams up with the FBI to infiltrate the mob, and becomes incredibly close to Fat Tony. True, the constant touching, hugging, and kisses on the cheek could be Hand Waved by Tony being an Italian gentleman, but when Tony dies of a heart attack during a sting, Homer mourns like he just lost the love of his life. He also flirts hopelessly with a "sensitive but rugged" manatee lover, completely failing to understand why Marge isn't in love with him.
    • In "Lisa the Drama Queen", Lisa had a Romantic Two-Girl Friendship with a girl named Juliet—no surprise, since this story is a parody of the movie Heavenly Creatures. And according to "Holidays of Future Passed" (which probably isn't canon) Lisa had at least three girlfriends—two at the same time—in college before marrying Milhouse.
    • Bart has had crushes on many girls, but has also admitted to being "a little attracted to Milhouse" (this may have been to annoy Homer, but the trope is called Ambiguously Bi), got very jealous when Milhouse got a girlfriend, was willing to pose as Ralph Wiggum's date to attend the Krusty Anniversary Special ("You don't want to know how far I'll go!"), and one episode, in which he temporarily becomes best friends with Nelson, ends with a Brokeback Mountain parody.
    • Milhouse seems to have crushes on both of the elder Simpson kids—his crush on Lisa is well established, of course, but he has also intoxicatedly said about Bart that "this guy here...this is the guy", was very jealous when Bart spent much time with Nelson and once jumped over a waterfall while exclaiming "I can't live in a world without Bart!". His file in the school psychiatrist's office says that he has "flamboyantly homosexual tendencies". In one episode Bart swaps lives with his rich look-alike and during dinner, Milhouse notices Barts' beautiful "half-siblings". He says they're beautiful, but then says just the girl, he didn't notice the beautiful boy. He says with a dreamy look on his face.
    • Abe enjoys dreaming of being the Queen of the Old West (and marrying two gunslingers at the same time), and when he transforms into a woman after being off his meds, he is pretty excited about Jasper's interest in him. Plus he's president of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance for some reason.
    • Ralph Wiggum once referred to Bart as his boyfriend, and upon seeing Bart naked in the movie said "I like men now!". Another time he hugs Comic Book Guy and says he will never let go. He also has interest in Lisa.
    • Chief Clancy Wiggum is clearly married to a woman and that Ralph is his son, but he has some questionable subtext with his partner, Lou. He also seemed to be attracted to Peter and Homer during their carwash sting operation in the crossover.
    • Let's not forget Lenny and Carl, who have shown to have gay subtext between them, yet have also shown attraction to various women.
    • Mob boss Fat Tony had a wife (now deceased), but also expressed interest in Homer during the latter's time as The Mole for the police. He described as "heterosexual male friendship like the Greeks wrote about," which is an extremely ambiguous line.
  • South Park.
    • Cartman. He's obsessed with Kyle, asked Clyde in french if he wanted to sleep with him, gets Ho Yay with Butters, hates girls, and has made out with a cutout of Justin Timberlake while dressed as Britney Spears. Despite this he has had a crush on Wendy, had an attraction to a female substitute teacher once, and confessed he likes a girl named Patty Nelson as well as having a girlfriend named Heidi.
    • Stan Marsh also fits this because he had a crush on Wendy but also had Ho Yay with Kyle.
    • Kyle also fits this due to the reason mentioned above with Stan Marsh. However, Kyle has dated Token's girlfriend.
    • Randy Marsh, who is Stan's dad is married to Sharon, yet he was seen naked in the "Goobacks episode" during the male orgy scene occurring between a group of men who disliked the people from the future
    • Jimbo Kern is living in a single house with his friend, Ned and Jimbo even said the word "fag" without getting bleeped, which if Mr. Garrison is to be believed means that Jimbo is one. Yet Jimbo was revealed to have been one of the people who slept with Liane Carman on the same night of Eric Carman's conception. Jimbo was also one of the men who along with Ned, peeped on Mrs. Tenorman taking off her bra and refused to participate in a gay orgy that was used to protest the future people.
    • Ned Gerblansky also fits due to his funny relationship with Jimbo Kern and the fact that he lives with him. However, he was one of them revealed to have slept with Liane Cartman, participated with Jimbo in peeping on Mrs. Tenorman while she took off her bra, and he revealed in "Summer Sucks" that he had an ex wife.
    • Mr. Garrison is shown to be a Camp Gay teacher who first had Mr. Slave as his boyfriend before Mr. Slave left Garrison after Garrison got a sex change. However, Mr. Garrison also slept with two lesbians, who were Alice and Xerxes, while still considering himself gay due to the sex change. Then he went back to being a guy again before he rapes the Canadian president to death out of spite. As of now, Mr. Garrison's sexual orientation is unknown after he reverts back to being a male.
    • Butters also fits as his friendship with Cartman is littered with a lot of Ho Yay and Foe Yay and Butters is the most effeminate of all the boys. However, Butters has fallen in love with more girls than all of the four main characters combined.
  • The title character of SpongeBob SquarePants is said to be asexual by the creator, but he still is implied to have a crush on both Sandy and Squidward.
  • Star vs. the Forces of Evil:
    • The titular character Star Butterfly. In addition to apparently having a thing for "bad boys" (given her crush on Earth, Oscar, who "has a record", and her ex Tom, an actual demon), she blushed furiously when the cheerleaders were demonstrating their plan to use their "booty-shaking dance moves" to distract the rival football team, and when StarFan13 shows her that her locker is wallpapered with pictures of Star, the inter-dimensional princess reveals that her locker is covered with pictures of StarFan13. Then in another episode, StarFan13 admits to having a crush on her, to which Star has no problem with. Not to mention that she's been associated with the Bi Pride colors three separate times (her punk outfit, the background colors to her Warnicorn Stampede, and in a piece of official art by a crew member), and her VERY affectionate interactions with Jackie and Janna.
      • This becomes more apparent in Season 4, where after learning to use magic without the wand, some of her attacks are in the colors of the Pan Pride flag, and in one episode she shows a lot of interest in Brunzetta, one of Marco's friends from his time in the Neverzone.
    • Tom may also count, especially when it comes to Marco. In one episode he's shown eating ice cream with the Pan flag colors, and that same episode has him bonding with Marco. In Season 4, there's an episode where Marco misplaces his swim trunks and wears Glossaryck's, and he mentions that Tom likes them, and another episode where he brings up Star and Marco's kiss from the previous season, and asks how Star would feel if he kissed Marco and didn't tell her, suggesting that he has thought about doing that.
    • Word of God said that Rhombulus was in a gay relationship with Lekmet, but in one episode he confesses to having a crush on Queen Moon.
    • Starfan13 also said in one of the Marco chats that Marco looked very handsome dressed as a prince, even though she confessed to having a crush on Star earlier. Possibly Marco is simply that much of a Chick Magnet.
    • The creators joked that Everyone Is Bi, but it looks like they were serious. Jackie also dated Marco for awhile, but in the last season, she's with a girl named Chloe and Word of God says they are in a relationship.
  • Piper from Storm Hawks is a not-so-subtle example. She's had series-long Ship Tease with Aerrow, but there are plenty of scenes around women where she seems a little too...interested, mostly around Master Cyclonis and especially Starling. Whenever the latter is around she (unsuccessfully) tries to flirt/impress her and often fails, with cringeworthy results. Just watch this clip.
  • Susie from Summer Camp Island doesn't seem to mind much that Hedgehog (a girl) and Oscar (a boy) supposedly have Precocious Crushes on her.
  • Superjail!:
    • The Warden is attracted mainly to women (unrequited love for Alice, for example), but is also shown to be obsessed with Lord Stingray and Jared. (Although he was rather Squicked out by the latter's dream where they were making out.) And both obsessions come off as rather creepy, especially with the former.
    • Alice, on the other hand, is usually shown as being attracted to men but wound up sleeping with the Mistress at the end of "Stingstress". She quips afterwards that she had "forgotten how needy women can be". This would also make the Mistress, who's normally attracted to men, also Ambiguously Bi.
    • While Jared is obviously attracted to women (including his own Distaff Counterpart Cherice), there was one episode back in the first season where he had a dream that he and Warden had switched places. And they proceeded to make out.
  • Super Noobs:
    • Kevin Reynolds is implicitly shown to be this on a few occasions. He runs away from the advances of a female student named Jesse in one episode, who showed a one-sided crush on him, and in another, he had an apparent fanboy crush on the Superman Captain Ersatz parody known as The Incredibly Amazing Man, going so far as to make a marriage-like proposal to the aforementioned "hero" so Kevin could become his sidekick. However, Kevin is also implied on a few occasions, like in "Noob Colored Glasses", to have a crush on Shope.
  • Teen Titans
    • Starfire notably has interest in Robin but also can get quite affectionate around Raven and Terra (expressed primarily through glomping).
    • Raven is implied but never confirmed to have feelings for Beast Boy (though Word of God says it's unintentional) and gets ship tease moments with Robin but also has ship tease moments with Terra and Starfire. However, the extreme emotional reactions she has towards Terra (when she betrayed her and her team) and Starfire (whenever she's hurt or has vanished) could also be because she's a emotionally repressed half demon who is very close to her friends and treats them like family.
  • Tiny Toon Adventures: Elmyra and Rhoda. Elmyra has a cute crush on Max and one short called "Can't Buy Me Love" has Elmyra meet an evil little girl called Rhoda. Elmyra sees hearts and positively MELTS when Rhoda says she'll let her be her best friend, and spends the rest of the picture bending over backwards to make Rhoda like her. It plays VERY much like any episode where Elmyra chases Max, only way more seriously, and heck, Elmyra even lets Rhoda HAVE Max (who doesn't want him after mere moments). And after she learns her lesson about not needing to give someone something so they'll like you, Rhoda comes by her window and says she'll be her friend again if Elmyra steals her mom's car keys and drives her to Utah. Instantly Elmyra says "okay" and rushes off eagerly to Rhoda's side. So not only is Elmyra completely infatuated with Rhoda, but apparently Rhoda can't leave Elmyra alone for five minutes, even after Elmyra dumped her. Elmyra also had a thing for chasing Fifi around, a voluptuous female skunk which persisted even after Fifi skunked her and had Elmyra go as far as to pose as Fifi's crush Pepe le Pew. The main thing keeping it ambiguous is the fact that Elmyra is very young and is implied to be desperately craving affection.
  • Total Drama:
    • In season one, deadpan snarker Noah displays campy mannerisms but is unaffected by Justin, who's so attractive he can hypnotize both men and women. In season three, his mannerisms are severely toned down but it's implied that he finds both Bridgette and Alejandro attractive, and in Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race (a spin-off) he gets a crush on Emma, who's described as the first person he's ever genuinely fallen for.
    • Owen is attracted to Izzy (who he later dates) but also obviously has a crush on Justin, often mentioning how attractive he is and even expressing a desire to kiss him at one point.
    • Katie and Sadie had a lot of Les Yay between them as they cannot bear to be separated from each other forcefully and they frequently comment on each others looks a lot. However, both of them have crushes on multiple boys including Justin and Trent.
    • Alejandro showed a lot of Ho Yay towards Noah as he blatantly flirted with him in the Japan and Newfoundland episodes. However, Alejandro also flirted with several girls before starting a romance with Heather.
    • Gwen has dated and made out with Trent and Duncan during her time on the show. However in the fifth season, she was more interested in getting Courtney's forgiveness for taking her boyfriend, Duncan away from her and she does eventually get her forgiveness. There was also tons of Les Yay between Gwen and Courtney in "World Tour" and "All Stars".
    • Courtney had a romance with Duncan in the first three seasons before flirting with Alejandro and them starting a brief romance with Scott. However, she had tons of Les Yay with Gwen in "World Tour" and "All Stars" and even went as far as complementing Gwen's hair in one episode.
  • Totally Spies!:
    • Clover is the established boy crazy girly girl of the group who also gets occasional Les Yay with her fellow spies.
    • Alex is just as boy crazy as Clover, refers to a female model as "super-hot", and gets a lot of Les Yay with Brittney and the other spies.
    • Brittney shows attraction to boys but also has a relationship with Alex that entails a lot of No Sense of Personal Space and petting Alex who morphed into a kitten while she petted her.
  • Ugly Americans: Twayne Boneraper, a demon who is Mark Lilly's boss, has shown several campy stereotypes and seemed to show attraction towards a sentient painting of a guy. However, Twayne had an obvious crush on Callie, almost married her sister Lilith, and dated a woman who acted like a Christian but was actually a stripper who stole things from him.
  • Young Justice:
    • Queen Bee, according to Batman, can control "most men and some women", and gets curiously intimate with both Garfield and Megan within minutes. This is complicated somewhat by Bee coming off as one of the more sociopathic members of the Light, and the fact that her powers work on the attraction of others, and not necessarily her own. Amb Bi in her case is just as likely to mean she swings one way or another as she doesn't swing in either direction at all.
    • Garfield Logan (aka Beast Boy)'s mother Marie Logan, though it's only by reading between the lines that it becomes obvious. Between the first and second season she was killed by Queen Bee, who as stated above uses her powers to control people who are attracted to women, so whatever Marie was she wasn't 100% straight. Greg Weisman responded when asked if Marie was a lesbian or bisexual with "Yes" when asked.
  • Jack Spicer from Xiaolin Showdown flirts with girls throughout the series (Kimiko, Jessie, Katnappe etc) while developing a fanboy crush on Chase Young (complete with adoring gazes through heart-shaped eyes, repeated attempts to hug and paw at him, and whiny jealous sulks whenever Chase rejects him). He also created an army of cheerleaders robots and enjoyed kissing one. Oh, and in the evil future where he takes over? He apparently has Chase Young constantly being tied up in nothing but his underwear, with butter being slathered on his abdomen, while Wuya is suspended from a wall in a cheerleader outfit.


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