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Marty: I wasn't sure if you were gay. I mean, I knew the ad was up in Triangle Books, but I wasn't sure if it was you specifically.
Paulie: Heh, well, it's all of us, dear. We're all gay here. I'm gay, and unless my instincts are on the blink, you are too. Or else, you have a thing for hanging out in gay bookstores.

The overwhelming majority of fictional works center around heterosexual characters, with anyone else being a Token Minority or nonexistent. Some gay-themed media, however, does the exact opposite by making most (if not all) of the characters gay or otherwise non-heterosexual. As such, it will generally have a wider variety of Queer as Tropes instead of pigeonholing the characters into one particular stereotype, sometimes making the characters into sort of a gay Five-Token Band. The few token straight characters that appear will usually be fag hags, dyke tykes, token homophobes, or family members of the main characters. Predictably the mortality rate of gay characters tends to drop significantly in cases where most of the cast is gay, while the chance of a Happy Ending increases.

This is a common result of the writers being gay or bisexual themselves, but writing in the Yaoi Genre and Yuri Genre, or the author (and the audience) being a Yaoi Fan or a Yuri Fan, straight writers can create works that fulfill this trope as well.


Not to be confused with Everyone Is Gay, which is about fanfics where the entire cast is suddenly gay. While some examples center more around bisexual characters, this is distinct from Everyone Is Bi, in which gender and sexual orientation are simply treated as a non-issue.

Despite what you might expect from the oft-referenced 10% statistic, this is reasonably common in Real Life, since people typically build social circles around shared perspectives and experiences, meaning that a gay character with a mostly queer supporting cast is as much to be expected as a soldier character with a mostly military supporting cast. And if the work is set in a Gayborhood it's even more likely.



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    Anime & Manga 
  • Wife and Wife, being about a 'de facto married' lesbian couple, and their lesbian neighbors, is very obviously this.
  • Sons of Eve, a manga by From Eroica with Love creator Aoike Yasuko. There is only 1 heterosexual, and maybe 2 bisexual characters in the entire series, and this includes one-shot characters.
  • Justified in the sci-fi novel/OVA Ai no Kusabi which is set on a planet where there are so few females that all the men have to find some other ways to *ahem* relieve the stress.
  • Creo the Crimson Crises has enough of its cast lesbian to make an all girl Love Dodecahedron.
  • ICE; when there are no men anymore, what or rather who are the remaining women to do?
  • Iono the Fanatics and The Miko's Words and the Witch's Incantations, both by Miyabi Fujieda. The former has the eponymous queen's lesbian harem number somewhere in the thousands.
  • Kurogane Pukapuka Tai, an Improbably Female Cast in which only one female character has been shown to have interest in men.
  • Shojo Sect is set at an All Girl School and consists of a series of short stories about different pairings at the school. The protagonist, Momoko, even briefly has an affair with her homeroom teacher, Ms. Hayato. Though the crux of the series centers on Shinobu as she pines after Momoko and her attempts to get Momoko to realize her feelings for her.
  • Kiniro Mosaic has an all-female cast with every girl paired with someone, no exceptions, to the point that the author invented some girls half into the manga so the characters that were alone at the start, aren't anymore after the 2nd half.
  • Otome Kikan Gretel outdoes even Strawberry Panic! as every character shown has to be a girl interested in other girls.
  • The anime Saki has a huge mostly female cast. Within the cast, the girls show a fair bit of romantic interest in each other and absolutely no interest in any guy. (Yuuki forms an exception as she seems to be the token heterosexual girl).
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena has a near-entirely bisexual cast, although one could assume this is just the norm in a setting based entirely on sexual metaphors.
  • Whispered Words centres on a group of highschool lesbians who form a clique together.
  • Strawberry Panic! has no men in sight anywhere, and almost every character is either in or pursuing a romantic relationship with another girl.
  • Strawberry Shake Sweet, about an idol at a talent agency. She's gay, her junior's gay by the end of the manga, her hair dresser's gay, her hair dresser's Stalker with a Crush is gay, the person two levels below her manager is gay, and the random photographer who takes Ran's picture is gay, and the random model is gay, and the only band in the entire world is composed of four lesbians. In fact, the only recurring character who isn't gay is her aforementioned manager—and that's Played for Laughs.
  • Strike Witches has almost all of its Improbably Female Cast members showing attraction towards females ranging from subtle to overt.
  • Sukisho is notable for having no women depicted at all within the anime. All relationships, pornography, and everything is male-oriented homosexual in nature. Raising the question, how were they all born if there are no girls? And why does Sora seem to be so weirded out by homosexuality in the early episodes, given that it seems to be the norm?
  • Vandread. Justified in that the main cast comes from planets that are all female and all male.
  • YuruYuri has a main cast of eight girls, all but one of whom have romantic connections to at least one of the others.
  • Chintsubu has a cast of four boys, all of whom are either gay or bi.
  • Miyuki-chan in Wonderland. All the characters are women... and all want to jump Miyuki's bones.
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica is the closest you can get without frequent on-screen makeouts. In The Original Series, the manga, the spin-offs, the games (especially The Battle Pentagram, also known as The Pandering Pentagram), the movies, and an endless array of shippy official art, all of the girls show lots of attraction towards and interest in other girls, and the staff themselves ship Homura/Madoka and Kyoko/Sayaka. Even Hitomi, originally the token straight girl, is shown in the PSP game to be attracted to Homura.
  • Sakura Trick has an all-female cast, and, well, Haruka and Yuu are a couple, as are Shizuku and Kotone. Yuzu and Kaede aren't, but they are a pair of close friends with no noticeable interest in guys that willingly hang out with a group of lesbians, so make of that what you will. The only other major character, Mitsuki, has a crush on Haruka.
  • In One Piece Amazon Lily has only female citizens, and the only way of reproduction is leaving the island with the pirate crew and coming back with newborn daughters. Thanks to Empress Boa Hancock being the World's Most Beautiful Woman, everybody on Amazon Lily is lesbian for her.
  • Kiss and White Lily for My Dearest Girl tells the budding or already formed love stories of several couple of girls in an Elaborate University High. By volume 5, Yurine and her sister love the model student Ayaka, Ayaka struggles very hard to not love Yurine, track team star Mizuki and manager Moe love each other, so do Yukina and Towako from the gardening club, Chiharu loves her senpai Maya, Izumi loves her senpai Chiharu, Kaoru has a heavily implied crush on her classmate Yurine and freshman Itsuki has apparently loved her childhood friend Sawa since before grade school. The only odd one out is Chiharu's friend Ai, who doesn't seem romantically involved with any girl. Yet.
  • Yuyushiki has an all-female cast, with everyone wanting to get in Yui's pants, and there's some crushes between other girls, like Kei towards Aikawa.
  • Almost all the major male characters in Yuureitou have some level of male attraction. Marube is a Depraved Bisexual, Tetsuo says he's straight but falls for Amano, Yamashina is attracted to men (and boys), and Amano originally likes Tetsuo as a woman but accepts him as a man but still likes him.
  • In the Yuri Otome No Teikoku almost all of the main characters tend to be more interested in their own gender than the opposite
  • Maria Watches Over Us contains a lot of Homoerotic Subtext between almost all of the characters and is considered the de facto Yuri Genre series. Even Sachiko's cousin and fiance per an Arranged Marriage is canonically gay.
  • Prunus Girl has Shion and Kana, a very outward lesbian couple, Non who's a Hopeless Suitor for Shion, two teachers that also turn out to be lesbian, and not-girl Kizuna who has seemingly turned the entire male population of the school gay. The other main character Maki tries his hardest to persuade himself that his attraction toward Kizuna is not romantic. The remaining straight characters are a Yaoi Fangirl and a girl in love with her twin brother.
  • Every named character in Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid is a lesbian.
  • Legend of the Blue Wolves: Pretty much every character given screen time is gay-Captain Continental and his subordinates and the more sympathetic Leonard and Jonathan.
  • Tokyo Ghoul has managed to develop a strong following among LGBT fans, thanks to a cast of attractive characters prone to Ho Yay or Les Yay, and several canon LGBT characters. The series includes the bisexual (or possibly pansexual) Tsukiyama, Naki who has complicated feelings towards his old leader Yamori, Shousei who describes Naki with a romantic wording and Miza even says Naki has the love of his male subordinates, Touka who is described as having feelings of love for Kaneki and her friend Yoriko to an extent, homosexual Drag Queen Nico, possibly bisexual Uta, Depraved Bisexual Nutcracker (she goes after guys but also flirts with a woman before killing her) and Eto (is implied to have a homicidal crush on Kaneki and gets ominously intimate with Kanae), and leaves a rather ambiguous situation concerning Juuzou's gender identity and Abara's (Suzuya's male subordinate) implied feelings for him. The sequel has earned considerable praise for revealing Tooru Mutsuki to be a transgender man, portraying him in a respectful and accurate fashion. His feelings of love towards Sasaki as revealed in chapter 114 help. Big Madam is also hinted in the sequel as being a trans woman as she is referred to with male pronouns at her death with incestuous feelings for her adopted son Suzuya. Also, Matsuri is revealed to be gay and in love with Urie. Among the new Quinx, Hsiao is hinted to have a crush on Saiko, Hige is admiring of both male and female coworkers, and Saiko states she's willing to be anyone's bride no matter their gender.
  • Love Gene XX is an interesting example of this. Despite every character being female, they're divided up into Adams (essentially men) and Eves (essentially women), with relationships between two Adams being seen as forbidden. Even considering all of that, there is only one Adam-Eve couple amongst the protagonists by the end of the series, with there being more examples of Adam-Adam couples (and one Eve-Eve couple, although it's not stated whether there's a similar stigma towards that kind of pairing). A major part of the Gay Aesop is for our heroes to convince their society that their setting is one of these, and that they don't need to copy straight people when there's actually no need to.
  • Murciélago stars the lecherous Psycho Lesbian Casanova, Kuroka Koumori. So every time a new cute girl is introduced, Kuroka has a new romantic conquest soon after. Although even side characters she's not involved with tend to be attracted to other women.
  • Love Me For Who I Am: The protagonist, Mogumo, is invited to work at a maid cafe by a classmate who thinks it will fulfill Mogumo's wish of finding people who understand them. The cafe is a "girlyboy" cafe and every employee falls somewhere on the LGBTQ+ spectrum. The owner, Satori, and another employee, Mei, are transgender women. Suzu is a gay male and finds the cafe a place where he can openly talk about his boyfriend. Ten seems to prefer wearing cute clothing, regardless of whether they're masculine or feminine. Mogumo is nonbinary and Tetsu, the classmate that invited them to the cafe, develops feelings for them but is otherwise uncertain of his sexuality. Finally there's Kotone, a childhood friend of Mogumo's, who used Mogumo as a means of denial for her own attraction to girls.
  • Kanojo ni Naritai Kimi to Boku is about an Ambiguously Gay girl named Hime with Single-Target Sexuality towards her transgender childhood friend Akira. On top of that, she makes friends with Yukka, who fell in love with a female classmate in the past, and Hime's math teacher is an aromantic asexual.
  • Bloom Into You features at least four lesbians and one aromantic asexual boy.
  • Parodied in a Tabletop RPG in chapter 13 of Don't Become an Otaku, Shinozaki-san!, where every single character the players encounter is homosexual. This is hardly surprising, since it's a custom campaign and at least three of the four playing are Yaoi Fangirls. Learning this is also true of the campaign's Big Bad is the key to ending the campaign non-violently.

    Comic Books 
  • In most of the comics by the German cartoonist Ralf König, the main characters are all gay men. He has even been accused of being a bit of a sexist, since the supporting female characters that appear in his comics tend not to be shown in a positive light.
  • The message boards of Pride High consist overwhelmingly of gay characters. And since these characters are often given cameos instead of generic extras in the actual comic, Poseidon Prep may be the gayest superhero school in exstance.
  • Small Favors, on top of having an all-lesbian cast, there aren't even any men among the background characters or mentioned in dialogue.
  • Circles provides the page quote and is a gay Furry comic book series featuring 6 gay men living in one apartment building. Even beyond this, a questionable number of shopkeepers and friends also seem to be gay.
  • Another well-known Furry Comic Associated Student Bodies also falls victim to this trope, but as it's gay-themed erotic fiction this was probably to be expected.
  • Nearly every female character in Tank Vixens is either a lesbian or bisexual. And one who was supposedly straight came out of the closet in the second issue.
  • As with most Transformers fiction, the cast of The Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye is predominantly male, and the writers have introduced multiple romantic relationships among the cast without adjusting the gender disparity at all. As a matter of fact, although there are female Transformers onboard the Lost Light, the vast majority of the relationships have been between male characters; for bonus points, two of those female characters - Anode and Lug - are trans lesbians who are very much in love.
  • Kieron Gillen's run on Young Avengers. By the end the team consists of Wiccan and Hulkling (gay couple), Miss America (lesbian, experimented with a guy but didn't like it), Prodigy (bisexual), Noh-Varr (doesn't subscribe to your bizarre human categories), Loki (nonbinary, bisexual, and the literal patron god of queer people), and Kate Bishop. The final issue had this dialogue exchange:
    Kate: Am I the only person on the team who's straight?
    America: Princess. I've seen the way you look at me. You're not that straight.
  • Of the thirteen protagonists of The Wicked + The Divine, five are bi, one is ace, one is a trans lesbian, and one "prefers guys" but is willing to kiss or sleep with girls on occasion. We have no clue about Tara, and Minerva is only thirteen and is more preoccupied with her impending death than with her sexuality. The Morrigan and Baph are dating and are presumably straight, and Token Evil Teammate Woden is heterosexual.
  • DC Comics Bombshells features several characters who are canonically lesbian or bisexual in the main DC universe (Batwoman, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, Catwoman, Wonder Woman) but also gives an explicit lesbian or bisexual Adaptational Sexuality change to other characters who in mainstream continuity are entirely straight or only the subject of Homoerotic Subtext (Mera).
  • The main DC universe itself seems to follow a toned down version of this trope as of DC Rebirth, but only as regards female characters with lesbians and bisexual women vastly outnumbering gay and bisexual men as both main characters and supporting cast. Of the five female solo books two focus on bisexual heroines (Harley Quinn - who is in a relationship with the aforementioned Poison Ivy - and Wonder Woman), two on straight heroines (Batgirl and Supergirl) and one on a lesbian heroine (Batwoman). Major supporting lesbian or bisexual characters include Catwoman (who is really an A-lister but as of 2018 not cast in a solo title), Maggie Sawyer, Renee Montoya, Maxima, Traci 13 and Natasha Irons.
  • The Backstagers: Out of the main cast, Jory is bi, Hunter is gay, and Sasha is described as "anime," though it has been shown that he is attracted to men in the Valentine's Intermission issue. Aziz is the only cis and straight guy of the cast, since while Beckett is also into girls, he's trans. The supporting cast has the male stage managers Timothy and Jamie as a couple, and faculty advisor Rample is also gay.
  • With Fence, it's more of a case of who isn't gay.
  • Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me: Freddy and her on-off girlfriend Laura Dean are both lesbians, and nearly all of Freddy's friends (and thus, nearly all of the name characters) are confirmed to be queer in one way or another. Justified by the setting being the real life gayborhood of Berkeley.

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    Fan Works 
  • The four members of the main ensamble in Angel of the Bat III: Da Pacem Domine are Cassandra Cain (who's preferences are rarely commented upon in canon, but is pansexual in the series), her girlfriend Sadie (lesbian), the Renee Montoya incarnation of the Question (lesbian) and John Constantine (bisexual).
  • All of the Cures in In Which Mistakes Are Made And Nagisa Is Made Fun Of are either gay, bi, pan, or ace; a straight Cure hasn't been seen (so far).

    Films — Live-Action 
  • But I'm a Cheerleader, which is set in an ex-gay camp.
  • Velvet Goldmine.
  • The short film Love Is All You Need is set in an Alternate Universe were homosexuality is the predominant societal norm and heterosexuals are the frowned upon, ostracized minority.
  • The Boys in the Band is the earliest film example of this trope, right down to the diverse set of characters with little in common besides their homosexuality.
  • Better Than Chocolate, which is set in Vancouver, B.C.'s lesbian community. The cast also includes bisexual and transgender characters.
  • The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy is set in West Hollywood and revolves around the lives of gay friends.
  • The 2004 Slasher Movie HellBent, although the mortality drop rule is averted for obvious reasons.
  • There is also its Distaff Counterpart, Make a Wish, and The Gay Bed and Breakfast of Terror
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert has for its three main characters a transgender woman, a Camp Gay, and a divorced father who might be termed bisexual, although he doesn't embrace the label. Some butch lesbians appear too.
  • Also, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar. Straight cast (most are icons of machismo, actually), gayest characters possible.
  • Another Gay Movie, apparently set in a world where straight people don't exist.
  • The Troublemakers, The Yo-Yo Gang, and The Lollipop Generation - three queercore films by G.B. Jones that are as gay as they come (but she prefers the word "queer").
  • Flaming Creatures by Jack Smith
  • Scorpio Rising by Kenneth Anger
  • The heroine, her boyfriend, and an anonymous minor ballet dancer are the only straight characters in the 1948 movie The Red Shoes. Given the time period, this trope is played more subtextually than is typically the case for works of this nature.
  • High Art
  • Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom and The Skinny, the former being the movie continuation of the Noah's Arc series and the latter by the same creator with different characters in a different locale.
  • The German film Romeos has an interesting relationship with this trope: Not only does it have a Cast Full of Gay (its main character is about the coming-of-age of a gay transgender man, whose best friend is a lesbian), this trope was cited as the reason by the German film committee FSK to rate the movie 16+, calling it "disorienting for youth". After massive backlash - from "the man in the street", LBGT societies and the ex-minister of Bavaria (which you can see as "the Texas of Germany"), the FSK at first tried to just reword their written reasoning, which lead to the Streisand Effect. In the end, they were forced to revise their rating, giving it a 12+ pass. According to their own site, the FSK is composed mostly of members aged 50+. To put that in perspective: Both Hangover movies have gotten 12+ ratings without a hitch in Germany.
  • In Kill Your Darlings, the main characters are all gay or bisexual (but probably gay).
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show only has 8 characters, and nearly all of them are bisexual. Special mention, however, must go to Frank. This trope is also in effect with many shadow casts for the movie.
  • Twist, which reimagines Fagin's gang of pickpockets in Oliver Twist as a stable of Church Street rentboys. Insert "attack the rear" joke here.
  • The Times of Harvey Milk is a documentary about the San Francisco politician; most of the interview subjects are LGBT.
  • Milk covers the same territory in fiction. Most of the characters are LGBT.
  • Bit: All of the main characters in the film are lesbians (and vampires).
  • Romeos: Since it takes place in the LGBT community of Cologne, nearly all the characters are gay, lesbian and trans. All of the main ones are.

  • Most of the characters in the first book of The Eldest Curses are LGBTQ: Alec is gay, Magnus is bi, Aline is lesbian, Helen is bi, Lilly is also bi and Raphael is asexual. The only non-LGBTQ characters are Shinyun and some more minor characters like Isabelle and Catarina. Averted with the second book, which features returning characters from previous series who are mostly straight, though Magnus and Alec still take center stage.
  • When the Tales of the City series first came on the scene, it was serialized in the San Francisco Chronicle. Maupin's editor told him that under no circumstances could more than half the cast be gay. Maupin responded by writing a bestiality scene between a socialite and her dog, saying that the dog should be counted as straight. The scene never saw print and Maupin was given leeway to have as many gay characters as served the story.
  • Almost all of the important characters in the novels of William S. Burroughs are male homosexuals. Women or heterosexual males are either entirely absent, appear as minor token characters, or are cartoonish antagonists. This is particularly true of his later works, such as The Wild Boys and The Red Night Trilogy.
  • Less: A novel written by a gay author, about a gay writer's mid-life crisis after he receives an invitation to his ex-boyfriend's wedding to a younger man. Hey, they say write what you know! Apparently Andrew Sean Greer knows how to make a sappy premise beautiful and impactful.
  • Les Amitiés Particulières by Roger Peyreffite is one of the earliest examples of this. It can basically be summarized as Dangerous Liaisons with young Catholic boys. The story takes place is an extremely religious boarding school for boys... Except Peyreffite shows how such an environment actually augments the chances of one embracing homosexuality. Most characters are gay or bi.
  • The Mina Davis books Hungover and Handcuffed and Asshole Yakuza Boyfriend feature chiefly queer casts- especially among recurring characters- and no explicitly straight characters (though a few are probably safe to assume), though you have to rely on Word of God for the sexuality of some of the more secondary characters.
  • The Counterfeiters by André Gide is an even earlier example of this. Most of the male characters seem to be either gay or bi and (sometimes unacknowledged) homoerotic feelings for each other abound. There is also some Preserve Your Gays, as the only character that dies (by accidental suicide) is absolutely straight but simply too good for this earth.
  • The Sarah Waters novel (and later BBC series) Tipping the Velvet. Almost all of the major characters are lesbians, and at one point the Bifauxnen heroine works as a male prostitute... for male clients.
  • The Steel Remains by Richard K. Morgan. Two of the three main characters are canonically gay, plus numerous side-characters, several who act as love interests for the main characters.
  • The Warchild Series. 95% are either confirmed gay or bi.
  • The Beebo Brinker Chronicles, a classic pulp series that explores the intertwining lives of several lesbians (and their Gay Best Friend) in 1950's Greenwich Village.
  • The Thriler/Romance series Cut and Run has a Cast Full of Bi. Zane and at least three members of Sidewinder are bisexual (bi-demisexual in Kelly's case) and Digger is asexual, basically making Owen the token straight friend.
    • Several major supporting characters are also gay, including a crossover with another work of the authors' in which the main couple function as co-leads for much of the book.
  • Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan. The only straight characters with more than half a line are the main character's best female friend and her ex-boyfriend. All the others are gay, lesbian, or transgender.
  • Daughters of a Coral Dawn and its sequels are set mostly among female-only settlements, both on Earth and the distant planet Maternas. This is justified: Men are now über-arseholes and the women are super-intelligent Half-Human Hybrid lesbians (with a dash of Kissing Cousins) who can reproduce by using an illegal fertility drug called Estrova. This gets taken to One-Gender Race in the third book.
  • Laurie J. Marks' Elemental Logic fantasy series.
  • The main characters in Charles Stross' Rule 34 are a lesbian cop, her bisexual old flame, a married man who cheats on his wife with other men and a bisexual sociopath.
  • Most major characters in Never Wipe Tears Without Gloves.
  • Nearly every major character from Glory in the Thunder is either gay or bi, including the Physical Gods and Artificial Humans. Even the elderly Mad Oracle guy.
  • Three of the four major characters in The Dogs are Straight Gay with the other being bisexual.
  • The latter half of The Well of Loneliness, which follows the Coming of Age of lesbian Stephen Gordon, is largely set in the gay subculture of early 20th-century Paris, and naturally most of the named and background characters are gay or bi.
  • Out of the entire cast of The Lineage of Tellus, only the lead female and her eventual lover are arguably 'straight'. The rest of the cast is fairly sexually fluid, except for Tris and Finn, who comfortably slip into the If It's You, It's Okay trope.
  • You'd be hard-pressed to find a female character in Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs. Dalloway who isn't at least ambiguously bi or gay. At least one of the male characters, Septimus, fits the bill as well. (For what it's worth, Woolf herself was bi.)
  • In These Words Are True and Faithful, Ernie socializes mainly with other gay police officers and with people in the local gay leather scene.
  • Hands Held In The Snow has a surprising number of heterosexual side characters for a Yuri Genre story, but the vast majority of the characters in the book are gay or bi.
  • All of the inhabitants of the fictional Sesqua Valley in the works of W.H. Pugmire, according to Word of God. He's generally subtle about it although there are some strong homoerotic overtones to many of his stories.
  • Plato's Symposium can give the impression of this to many modern readers, since the characters attending the symposium (a kind of ancient dinner party) are all male, as was customary at the time. The host is part of a couple with another man, several others are having relationships (or trying to) and homosexual love in general is a major topic of conversation. However, being Ancient Greece, this is more a case of Everyone Is Bi. It's just that since respectable women did not attend these kinds of events there is no female point of view other than Socrates recounting what he learned from the priestess Diotima. The trope applies since the entire story is really a re-telling of a re-telling of an event that the actual author was not personally present for.
  • At one point during the long span of time covered in The Forever War, it's mentioned that homosexuality, or 'homolife', is encouraged as a form of population control.
  • Running With Lions has main character Sebastian as bisexual. His friends Mason and Willie are bi and gay respectively and teammates Emir (Sebastian's Love Interest) and Hunter are also gay. Justified in that their coach, Coach Patrick has let it known that the team is open for LGBT players. Assistant coach Rivera is also gay and has a husband.

    Live-Action TV 
  • Most stuff Russell T. Davies has done since 1998:
    • Queer as Folk was about the gay scene in Manchester. All three main cast members are gay.
    • Bob and Rose is about a gay man falling in love with a woman and being ostracized by the gay community.
    • Torchwood, had, according to Word of God, five bisexuals (well, four bisexuals and an omnisexual) in series 1 and 2, one of whom happens to be in a stable straight relationship. All of the main characters are shown with both men and women, although with varying levels of bisexuality. (In order of queerness: Gwen is seen kissing a girl when she's under mind-control; Owen is seen hooking up with a man once; Ianto claims he's only attracted to Jack, not to all men, but dates him romantically; Tosh dates one woman and a man and doesn't elaborate on her overall sexuality; Jack is properly omnisexual.)
    • Cucumber Banana Tofu is once again about gay men living in Manchester.
    • It's a Sin about a group of gay men in London in The '80s.
  • In the US version of Queer as Folk, half of the actors in the cast are openly gay. They ended up (either by design or by coincidence) pairing one gay actor (those playing Justin, Ben and Emmett) with one straight actor (those playing Brian, Michael and Ted).
  • The L Word, which is Queer as Folk with lesbians
  • Also, though it's far less well known, there's Noah's Arc. In fact, pretty much any scripted LOGO show will likely feature this trope.
  • Played for laughs in Little Britain, in which it seems that pretty much everyone in Daffyd Thomas' village is either gay or bisexual. Considering that Daffyd is a stereotypical Camp Gay who bases his entire identity on smugly asserting that he's "the only gay in the village" (despite the fact that he may not actually be gay at all), this is a source of considerable horror and frustration for him. Also played for laughs in the Prime Minister sketches starring Anthony Head in which the Prime Minister is blithely unaware of his entire staff being composed of flamboyantly gay men who do everything short of making out on his desk.
  • Action turns into this by the end. Stuart, exec Bobby G, and action star Cole are all gay. Wendy and Janice turn out to be bisexual. Peter, the main character, is straight ... but that doesn't stop him from enjoying a blow job from Cole.
  • Dante's Cove. Almost every character on the show is either gay or bisexual. Except for the one Token Straight Woman, who is, of course, a villain.
  • As noted on the Mistaken for Gay page, a literal Cast Full of Gay appears in Frasier—much of the (male) cast is gay IRL, which resulted in their characters being Mistaken for Gay at least once.
  • Lip Service, which appears to be a British version of The L Word.
  • Plan V, an Argentine production full of lesbians.
  • Most of the main male characters on Smash are gay or implied to be gay.
  • Most female characters on Orange Is the New Black are lesbian or bisexual, including the protagonist, Piper Chapman. It could also be a case of Situational Sexuality, since the series takes place in a women's prison.
  • Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves, which is about gay men in the eighties when AIDS began to spread.
  • Glee, as many would expect, has nineteen confirmed queer characters - matched with the nineteen (out) actors on the show. In some cases, the characters and actors don't match up (like Jane Lynch playing Sue), and some where they do are of different sexualities (like Demi Lovato and Alex Newell).
  • Played for Laughs in The IT Crowd episode "The Work Outing," when the gang is taken to see a show called Gay!: A Gay Musical. Naturally, everyone and everything about the musical is Camp Gay.
    Roy: A gay musical, called Gay. That's quite gay. Gay musical? Aren't all musicals gay? This must be, like, the gayest musical ever made.
    Jen: "A story of a young man trying to find his sexuality in the uncaring Thatcher years. Warning: Contains scenes of graphic homoeroticism."
    Moss: Oh, no! It's set in the 80s!
  • HBO's Looking. An all-queer cast with the exception of a token straight woman.
  • Pose on FX has a majority-queer cast (gay and bi males and trans women) with just three straight series-regular characters.
  • Wynonna Earp is slowly evolving into this. By the end of the 3rd season, the titular heroine is the only character in the main regular cast who has not been established as some variation of LGBQ (no T so far). Unlike with most examples of this trope, the reason isn't the show's theme or a setting in a gayborhood (in fact, it's as far from that as you can get). But rather, it's the result of several character deaths / retirements while at the same time the writers are actively refusing to use the Bury Your Gays trope. Also, by this point, the lesbian/gay sidekicks both have love interests that appear in all/most episodes, and the show finally fully embraced the Ho Yay between the lead's surviving main love interest and her great-great-grandfather back in the day, even if that apparently was an If It's You, It's Okay type situation.
  • We Are Who We Are: Of the main cast, around half of them are LGBT. Sarah and Maggie are lesbians married to each other. Jenny is a bi or lesbian woman. Fraser is gay or bi. Caitlin is questioning her gender, perhaps a trans boy or at least not a cis girl.
  • Tipping the Velvet: The main character and most supporting characters are lesbians.

  • The queercore genre generally involves bands with homosexual members who discuss LGBT themes. An example would be Shitting Glitter who are currently composed of five lesbians, but had a camp gay as keyboardist and his boyfriend as dancer, and the keyboardist's straight brother as guitarist early on. As would be expected they have N-Word Privileges and often use words like such as 'dyke', 'tranny' and 'fag'.
  • Three of the four B-52's are gay, as was their deceased guitarist Ricky. The exception is Cindy Wilson - Ricky's sister - who has been married since the Seventies. In recent years Fred Schneider has really amped up his camp nature, with his band the Superions...whose other two members are gay. Judging from their mailing list, it would also appear that The B's gay fanbase easily outnumbers their straight one as well.
  • Brazilian MPB has a lot of lesbian singers, to the point it's a widespread joke. If a female singer from another genre comes out, soon some will ask if she'll now do MPB.

  • Both main storylines of The Penumbra Podcast feature a main cast of primarily queer characters:
    • The setting of Juno Steel is more an example of Everyone Is Bi (it's set centuries in the future when societal norms have changed to make gender and sexuality a non-issue), but all of the main characters are explicitly not straight. The main cast as of season 3 consists of a bisexual nonbinary person, a bisexual woman, a gay man, two lesbians (one of whom is transgender), and an aromantic-asexual man.
    • Second Citadel is a more conventional case of this trope (considering its setting is a medieval fantasy with more narrowminded ideas about gender and sexuality); its main cast includes a lesbian, three bisexual people in a polyamorous relationship, and a genderfluid person.
  • The D&D podcast/radio drama Dice Funk has Rinaldo and Silas in season 1 as well as some facetious teasing of Jayne/Anne, but it's not until season 2 that the show really blooms into this trope, what with Vinnie, her gay kenku dads, the awkward relationship between Joan the Drow and her ex Lita, as well as the half-orc Jem. Effectively the only mention of heterosexuality comes from Alias' parents, one of which hardly shows up, and Violet blushing at Drop, which is never brought up again.
  • The podcast The Strange Case of Starship Iris has a main cast of which at least 4/5 are either not straight, not cisgender, or both.

    Tabletop Games 
  • Thirsty Sword Lesbians is a game...about lesbians. By default, all the player characters will be thirsty sword lesbians, and the mechanics and setting assumptions encourage many of the NPCs to be romanceable by the PCs. Appropriately, the settings and adventures published for the game have NPC lists mostly consisting of lesbian or lesbian-adjacent characters.
  • Visigoths vs. Mall Goths proudly uses the tagline, "There are a lot of bisexuals." And there aren't just a lot of bisexuals, but also the majority of NPCs are somewhere on the LGBTQ spectrum, with every pre-made NPC labeled with their orientation or gender (or lack thereof).

  • RENT features eight main characters, including a transgender street-drumming, Angel (designated male at birth), an anarchist gay professor, a bisexual who can't seem to stay faithful, an uptight, straight-laced African American lesbian... and the four straight ones. Of course, Angel is the only character who actually dies during the show, though Mimi (straight) won't last long after the show's over.
  • Of the eight main characters in Angels in America, all five men "have sex with other men" (only three identify as gay), and there's something to be said about the apparently female Angel and her orgasmic kiss with Hannah.
  • Oh My Godmother (a.k.a Cinderella with a gay twist) is set in San Francisco with the central characters being comprised of nothing but Camp Gay men. The only notable straight characters are the evil, homophobic stepmother and stepsisters.
  • The Boys in the Band, as noted in the film section.
  • The Normal Heart, by Larry Kramer. Also literally (somewhat) true for the 2011 revival cast (Joe Mantello, John Benjamin Hickey and Luke Macfarlane are all out, at least). Gay actors in the 2014 film version, meanwhile, include Matt Bomer (Felix), Jonathan Groff (Craig), Jim Parsons (Tommy), Joe Mantello (Mickey), BD Wong (Buzzy), Stephen Spinella (Sanford), and Denis O'Hare (Hiram) — but not Mark Ruffalo (main character Ned), who initially hesitated to take the role (questioning whether or not a straight man should be playing the part) until director Ryan Murphy told him quite bluntly that he wanted the best actor for the role and Ruffalo was it.
  • Always Plenty of Light at the Starlight All Night Diner features four main characters including Sam, the Starlight's overnight janitor who's a hard butch on the outside but a real softie on the inside. Jessa, a super pregnant waitress who works at the Starlight All Night Diner and is actually totally NOT a lesbian YES SHE IS Danni, a dinosaur nerd, and Dr Moxie, Danni's (straight???) graduate advisor. This super queer time travel adventure WITH DINOSAURS has a bit of a twist, Starlight uses the Preserve Your Gays trope by killing off Moxie the only unconfirmed lesbian.
  • Head Over Heels features a lesbian couple, a nonbinary character, and a character who comes out as gender fluid after being Disguised in Drag for most of the show. All of the presumably straight characters either are in relationships or were attracted to the latter two characters, making them Ambiguously Bi.

    Video Games 
  • While it would be dishonest to say most of the characters in Dragon Age are gay, it probably has the largest number of LGBT characters out of any modern AAA video game franchise, both in the main cast of followers and major NPCs, as well as the supporting casts and even minor characters in each game. Part of the reason for this is because the lead writer and creator of the franchise is gay himself. Dragon Age II in particular took this Up to Eleven by making every romanceable companion (aside from one DLC character) bisexual.
  • Artificial Academy games by Illusion. It is the players choice of who (and what) they want in their game and to play as anyone in the class that they have created. You can essentially have a class full of girls only or boys only, as long as the 'homo' or 'bi' option for the character is set in the maker.
    • Although, when initiating 'H scenes' with two guys the game instead fades to black. But with Yuri scenes it's completely normal, albeit without many of the options hetro pairings have. Some understandable, some less so. Without modding the game there isn't any other way to "uncensor" the Yaoi scenes.
  • The Sims games allow you to create a situation like this, either in a single house/family or in a entire neighboorhood, but all sims have flexible sexualities.
  • Embric of Wulfhammer's Castle . Good luck finding ANY female character that isn't into women.
  • Minecraft, as Notch pointed out, only has one gender for all mobs, which means that any creature in Minecraft is homosexual, because there is only one gender to choose from.
  • Most of the playable characters in The Last Resurrection are bisexual or lesbian, whereas all of the villains are straight. Of course, said villains are associated with fundamental Christianity or Nazism, so that's justified.
  • In Read Only Memories every major character who is in a known relationship (or, in Lexi's case, was in one) is gay except Dekker, who used to be married to a woman. Additionally, one of the player's major allies, TOMCAT, identifies as nonbinary (as can the player character, if you so choose).
  • Luxaren Allure: Chisa and Merel form a romance, Chisa was pining after Karuna before Merel came along, and Karuna is in love with Aurelie. That connects four out of the five main characters.
  • Senran Kagura. While there is the question of availability, and romance is repeatedly mentioned as a luxury Shinobi don't allow themselves, nearly every character who exhibits significant Les Yay has explicitly rejected the idea of a heterosexual romance. A good example (and far from the only) is Asuka, who refuses a date with a guy when she notices she was only tempted for the normalcy not the companionship, and then gets into a rivalry so intense a mutual foe mistakes them for a couple and promptly starts shipping them - many fans interpret this as Asuka being a lesbian who hasn't figured herself out yet.
  • In Black Closet, Elsa and all the other members of the Absurdly Powerful Student Council at the all-girls St. Claudine's Academy are lesbian or at least bisexual with the sole exception of Mallory. Mallory even disbelievingly wonders aloud at one point if she's the only straight girl in the entire school.
  • Valkyrie Drive -Bhikkhuni- has this trope as gameplay mechanic
  • Sakura Dungeon. Even with the Improbably Female Cast you'd be hard pressed to find anyone who isn't into girls.
  • Male androids are relatively recent development in NieR: Automata so it's not too surprising that the YoRHa androids tend to go gay when they seek companionship. This is also due to androids not really viewing gender the same way humans do, favoring compatible personalities over gender. Also, the same does not hold for the Resistance as the male/female ratio among them is more balanced.
  • There are apparently no straight characters in playable characters of Omega Labyrinth Life, all of them explicitly showing romantic attraction to other girls, being an Official Couple, or having a Romantic Two-Girl Friendship that is so close and intimate, it's implied to be a secret relationship.
  • Nearly every female character in Rabi-Ribi is attracted to Erina and/or Lilith to some degree. It helps that there are seemingly no men whatsoever on Rabi Rabi Island.
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses has the Black Eagle and Blue Lion houses:
    • The Black Eagles have the canonically-bisexual Edelgard, Linhardt, and Dorothea as part of their starting lineup, as as of the 1.10 update, Jeritza after the timeskip. Hubert, Ferdinand, Caspar, and Petra also have Ambiguously Bi endings. (Hubert and Ferdinand with each other, Caspar with Ashe and Linhardt, and Petra with Dorothea)
    • The Blue Lions has the canonically-bisexual Mercedes, while Sylvain is more or less all but outright stated to be bisexual despite his skirt-chasing ways, Felix is also implied to be bisexual (or at least for Sylvain), and Ingrid is very clearly smitten with Dorothea in their supports and paired paralogue. The house is also home to the Ambiguously Bi Dimitri, Dedue, Ashe and Annette.
  • The cast of The Walking Dead Season Four has more LGBT characters than the last three seasons combined, including: Clementine, who's bisexual, James, who's gay, and Violet and Minnie, who are both lesbians. Aasim was also originally planned to be bisexual with a crush on Louis.
  • A fairly accurate assesment of the Borderlands universe (at least starting with the second game when the series started to have more than an Excuse Plot) is that Everyone Is Bi unless confirmed gay. The only exceptions are Maya, who is asexual, and possibly Salvador, whose love for guns eclipses any sexual preferences he may or may not have to the point that he might as well just be called "gunsexual".
  • Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town has all of the bachelorettes and bachelors as bisexual so that they can be wooed no matter what.
  • Moonrise: There's no cis heterosexual interpretation of this sapphic werewolf interactive novel. All the characters are queer.

    Visual Novels 
  • Sono Hanabira Ni Kuchizuke Wo is a cast full of lesbian with parents and some expanded material characters being the only characters that show any heterosexual feelings.
  • There exists a full genre of yaoi and yuri games, mostly in the visual novel format. Many of them have this trope in action. For example, in Silver Chaos the only female that can be seen is in one of the CGs and very much dead.
    • Gakuen Heaven, justified in that the series takes place at an all-boys school. Which is named BL Academy - just in case you didn't get the memo that this is a yaoi series.
    • The cast of Her Tears Were My Light is small and only includes girls who love girls.
  • Lampshaded in don't take it personally babe, it just ain't your story, when Taylor asks if she's the only straight person in the entire class, even though she isn't (only half the cast is).
  • Morenatsu is this. Or it's a Gayborhood at the least.
  • Heart of the Woods has four main characters, all of which are women who love women.
  • Lovestruck:
    • Havenfall Is for Lovers: Most of the central and supporting cast are LGBT. The heroine lampshades it after a large group meeting in Mackenzie's season four, saying she's starting to think there's a correlation between that and the supernatural.
    • Villainous Nights: Monarch is bisexual, Renzei and Bat are pansexual, and Andi and Lorelei are lesbians, making Duke the only heterosexual character in the core cast. In addition, several of the antagonists are not straight, Monarch's roommate Robin is nonbinary, and Zeke — the original founder of the Syndicate who is introduced later — is also pansexual.
    • Queen of Thieves: According to a Q&A, Nikolai is pansexual, Vivienne and Zoe are lesbians, and Remy and Jett are bisexual, with Leon as the only straight member of the core cast.
    • Sin With Me: The heroine, Onyx, and Nahara are all bisexual, and Wrath, Yvette, Ripley, and Vinca are all lesbians. In addition, Malakai and Nahara are both demisexual. This leaves Darius and Cal as the only heterosexual major characters.
    • Reigning Passions: The heroine and Xenia are bisexual; Sevastian, Lyris, and Piama are pansexual; Amara and Hazel are lesbians, and Galen is non-binary and queer. Hazel is also trans.
    • Ever After Academy: Almost every member of the main cast is LGBT, as well as some of the supporting characters.
  • VA-11 HALL-A: leading lady Jill Stingray is bisexual leaning towards lesbian, who had a relationship with another woman prior to the start of the game and harbors a massive crush on her female manager Dana who may have get together with Jill in the good ending, though it's never explicitly mentioned whether they're going on a date or Dana taking care of Jill like she does over the course of the game. Stella Hoshii is Ambiguously Gay for her best friend Sei Asagiri. Dorothy is a Sexbot who is practically pansexual, as her line of work necessitates. Alma Armas is heterosexual, but has a transgender brother. Beatrice is a lesbian, but also harbors some feelings for a male coworker. Taylor is a Brain in a Jar who doesn't identify as male or female. Mario is a closeted gay biker.
  • Yearning: A Gay Story: The player character is gay, befriends Carlos and Jake who both turn out to be gay too, and joins a Queer & Allies club that has lesbian girlfriends Liz B. and Liz G., bisexual actor James, and gay Ethical Slut Dan. There are some other characters who seem to be heterosexual, but they're in the minority and one of them turns out to be not 100% heterosexual after all in one ending.
  • Most of the cast in Heaven Will Be Mine is explicitly some variety of LGBT— specifically, most of them are lesbians, though there's also Mercury and his husband Ganymede. Several characters are explicitly transgender as well. This is actually a plot point: the children who left Earth to become test pilots were already outsiders by nature, and over time, those who fit in better returned to Earth, leaving those who don't fit in to a greater degree stuck in space.

    Web Animation 

    Web Comics 
  • Coming To The Lavender Aaron the main character and his monster girlfriend Myfawny are bisexual, Myfawny's best friend Mag is a lesbian, and her friend Feather and Carmine are two men in a relationship.
  • Muted Camille herself just admitted out loud she's not attracted to men. She's being courted by both a fiery young woman and another sweet woman who loves growing flowers.
  • Ayuri: All characters shown to be in relationships so far are lesbians.
  • The Green Eyed Sniper has a 100% lesbian main cast (even Assistant, the sentient robot, seems to be in love with her creator, Sekhmet). NO lesbian character dies!
  • High Class Homos: Sapphia and Odette are lesbians, August and Percy are gay, Marla is bisexual, and Lucas is a transgender man.
  • Smoke Fur And Stone: All the characters seem to be at least bisexual. Chuck is a butch werewolf mourning his lost boyfriend, twinky Whithers becomes his love interest and even the amazonian warrior-woman Valjo checks out a female sea deity on route to a sacrificial island.
  • "Finn and Charlie are Hitched/ Muddlers Beat", centers around a marriage between Charlie and Finn. There are a slew of other LGBT characters like Ken, Corey, and Jake.
  • My Life In Blue, which centers around a bunch of young Performance Artists. Marius is transgender, Alex is gay, and the most of the supporting characters are gay or bisexual to at least some degree. Unsurprisingly, one of the few straight characters, Alison, is a Fag Hag.
  • Khaos Komix: The only apparent heterosexual of the main eight is Jamie: Nay and Charlie are clearly bi, Murfs is label-averse but seeing Tom, Tom is gay, as Mark and Amber appear to be, as does Steve, although he considers he might be bi.
  • In Ménage à 3, for a while, it seemed like every major character who wasn't explicitly gay or bisexual (most were the latter, in fact) was at least very deeply uncertain. This was scaled back somewhat when DiDi stopped identifying as bisexual, Sandra and Gary stopped questioning, and Kiley and Erik became more important as characters — but then things got more complicated with all those characters in different ways. In any case, there's still a substantial majority of non-heterosexual characters. This is mostly Played for Laughs (and a fair bit of Fanservice); a modern Sex Comedy, in which characters actually have sex on a regular basis, has more options for jokes and surprises if almost anybody might end up in bed with anybody else.
  • The main cast of Boy Meets Boy consists of a gay couple, a bisexual guy, a heterosexual guy secretly in love with the bisexual guy, and the couple's landlady.
  • YU+ME: dream . This gets toned down and deconstructed when it is revealed that it is all a dream, of a homosexual teenage girl who as a outcast, wanted friends and ones who could help her come to terms with her sexuality. Final count is two lesbians and two bisexuals.
  • All the trolls in Homestuck are bi, except Kanaya who is gay by Word of God. Meanwhile half of the main human cast has also been confirmed or at least strongly implied to be non-straight (Dirk is gay, Rose is either gay or bi, Jake is probably bi, and Dave is also implied to be bi later on). The artist has joked that the comic will eventually collapse into a "gay singularity".
  • I Was Kidnapped by Lesbian Pirates from Outer Space, for obvious reasons.
  • Of the three leads of Shortpacked!, Ethan is gay, Amber is (probably) straight, and Robin (after much confusion) identifies as "generally undefinably queer". Also, Leslie, Mike, Drew, and Conquest are clearly not straight (as well as Drop-In Character Thad and his late boyfriend Evan), and Malaya is Robosexual for Ultra Car, who is homoromantic asexual. Rick and Faz are such Cloudcuckoolanders that it's impossible to tellnote , Galasso can't tell genders apart despite having a daughter, and even Ronnie seems to imply he's had affairs with men in one strip, leaving essentially just Roz, Jacob, Ken and Lucy. This is a phenomenon Amber's commented on several times, providing a quote on the Quotes page; it's also lampshaded here.
  • Penny and Aggie didn't start out this way, but it became clear early on that Sara of Penny's Girl Posse was gay, and when she came out halfway through, bit characters Fred and Daphne were seen to be gay and began getting a lot more screen time, forming a second Cast Herd with Sara, Aggie, and Aggie's friend Lisa, who shunned labels throughout. The eponymous pair themselves were questioning throughout, especially later on, coming out in the final arc; Stan, one of the most important supporting characters outside the two cliques, seemed to have a crush on a male friend obvious enough for other characters to comment; and Depraved Bisexual Cyndi was the closest thing to a villain for about a third of the strip's run.
  • The spinoff, QUILTBAG (look at the title), stars Sara and Lisa, with Stan playing a small role, as well as Sara's mother, who's now sleeping with a woman. Of their floor, Alex, Jade, and Bob appear to be bisexual (albeit at least the former two being Contest Winner Cameos), Jules a lesbian, Temperance clearly interested in girls, and their RA Hank gay. There's also a subplot with an all-lesbian sorority, and Chrissy, a trans woman who partners with women, is a supporting character.
  • El Goonish Shive: The author has admitted that basically no one in his comic is completely straight, with Sensei Greg, a side character, being the "token straight guy."
    • Of the eight characters in the main cast, we have a gay guy, a lesbian, a girl with bisexual inclinations who identifies as homoromantic, a crossdresser (but only while genderbent) who now identifies as genderfluid, a possibly bi, possibly asexual girl with gender issues who assumed she was straight until someone actually asked her if she thought about attractive men differently from attractive women, a shapeshifter whose sexuality is a bit iffy (through she seems genuinely Single-Target Sexuality, a closer Earth sexuality might be demisexual or sapiosexual), a seemingly straight girl who was attracted to her ex-boyfriend regardless of his gender and calls herself "Kinsey-2 at most" (and whom some in the fandom hope to see turn bisexual polyamorous), and a guy who was initially introduced as straight, but happens to be the character who ends up Gender Bending most frequently, and who has since quietly acknowledged that he finds some guys attractive even when not genderbent. Confusing matters more, all of these characters have been genderbent at least once (including once simultaneously for one night) and felt attraction towards what normally would be their own gender.
    • In the secondary cast, there's a trans* guy, two lesbians, one guy who is dating a girl but explains that it's not sexual, another gay guy, a bisexual girl who is really into transforming, and any number of cameo characters who are not cis and straight.
    • That's not even getting into genderless aliens, immortals, shapeshifters, alternative universes where characters switch out genders and sexualities like they were shoes, etc.
    • Played for Laughs in "Identity" with the five guys who saw Eliot and Sarah's breakup on the review show. When they all talk to Sarah afterwards, she suspects that at least some of them are hitting on her. When she actually talks to them about it, it turns out four of them are gay.
    • In "Squirrel Prophet Part 2", when Justin tells Grace that 90% of people are heterosexual, she does some mental calculations and concludes "That can't ''possibly'' be right."
    • Susan later realizes that she can find both Elliot and Catalina (and presumably others, and certain scenarios) sexy, especially when imagining them together, but currently has no interest in actually participating in any "things" with anyone.
    • Diane eventually realizes her friend Lucy has feelings for her, and kisses her in response.
    • "The entire main cast, and a lot of others." Susan is unique amongst the cast in being demiromantic, but at least physically asexual, because she finds actually participating in things to be Squick.
  • Band vs. Band has a cast mostly made up of lesbian, gay, bisexual or pansexual characters.
  • Threading has an all-lesbian cast.
  • Fur-Piled has, out of ALL the main characters, a single straight character.
  • In Seiyuu CRUSH!, all of the main couples are gay, with a few other gay characters alluded to, and the remaining characters' romantic interests not confirmed.
  • The main cast of Skin Horse: Tip started out as a straight (but crossdressing) Ethical Slut before he met Artie, and is now Anything That Moves; Artie says Sweetheart is gay but in denial about it (she seems to have feelings for Unity); Unity herself is probably bi, since she has "funny feelings" about Tigerlily Jones, but also has a sort-of-boyfriend. Nick is straight, Moustachio probably likewise given his relationship with Hitty, and Gavotte is autosexual, since she's a swarm of bees. (And with the exception of Moustachio, Gavotte and possibly Nick if you classify him as a human rather than a helicopter, all of them have been interested in dating outside their species. But especially Tip.)
  • RAIN has a cast full of homosexuals, bisexuals, transsexuals, and almost everything in between.
  • The Princess contains characters of various gender and sexual identities, including the protagonist (a trans girl who has crushes on both male and female characters) and her best friend who eventually identifies as nonbinary.
  • In Mage & Demon Queen, the only confirmed heterosexual character is Cerik, and he only goes for female lamia. Queen Vel is suggested to be a lesbian and had a prior relationship with another woman, Malori is 100% Vel-sexual, Alto asked if the king was hot in his first line of dialogue, and the princess is a trans girl who's constantly trying to snatch Malori away from Vel. Word of God states that practically everyone in Folstina is pansexual unless stated otherwise.
  • Ignition Zero has its main cast consist of various characters who fit on the lgbt spectrum. Robbie is a homoromantic asexual, Orson is asexual, Neve is pansexual and genderfluid, and Martin is an aromantic heterosexual.
  • Sister Claire: It's easier to list who isn't LGBT: literally no one, as per Word of God. As the creators are both LGBT and in an LGBT relationship together, they're explicitly making Sister Claire a paradigm for diversity. This means that any character not explicitly shown to be LGBT is at minimum Ambiguously Bi.
  • The Night Belongs To Us: Hank, the main character; Miss Chief, the main antagonist; and Antoine Anton are all gay. Ada, the deuteragonist, is at least bisexual, and Lendfire might be as well.
  • The Wretched Ones: The entire main cast is queer, with John as pansexual, Charlie as trans and bisexual, Yayne as bisexual, and Sparkes being genderqueer and asexual. The author has hinted there are even more queer characters to come.
  • Four out of five of Agents of the Realm's main cast are gay, bi, or similar, as well as several side characters.
  • The Hazards Of Love: At least half the cast so far seems to be LGBTQ in one form or another.
  • Most of the cast in But I'm a Cat Person are gay or bi, and a few are also transgender or identify differently. Beings are asexual by their very nature, though they often take part in such activities anyway at their masters' beck and call.
  • Val and Isaac. The main cast consists of Minnow, a bi cyborg fish girl who's dating a Robot Girl and loves her two dads very much (her girlfriend's new boss, another female DOR15 unit, is dating an octopus girl); Val's dating history is heavy on other women; and female secondary characters Garla and Space Dread appear to be a thing. Isaac is just asexual, and even plays with a sports team that presumably caters exclusively to asexual spellcasters (it's even called the Ace Wizards).
  • Learning with Manga! FGO: Gudako and her Servants are either shown to be into girls or solely in F/F relationships if they have any sexual interest at all, while the Male Protagonist likes boys and ambiguous people. Even rarely seen characters like Dr. Roman have at least one scene with the same gender.
  • Questionable Content has a primary cast which, at this point, diverges from heterosexuality in most cases, running the gamut from If It's You, It's Okay to completely asexual to bi, lesbian and gay, all the way to one of the main characters actually striking up a relationship with an AI, which isn't even remarked upon as if there's anything strange going on. Many of the secondary characters and B-plots are still hetero, so to speak, but there's a lot going on in that possible futuristic world. The author has said that every time he gets a complaint about the high number of LGBT characters, he adds one more out of spite.
  • Dear Children centers on Hearthbrook High School's Journalism Club, of whose 5-7 members at least 3 are definitely gay, bi, or otherwise sexually-unusual.
  • Fairest Cruelest Almost every sex scene in the comic is between same sex couples or has one of the partners mention their queer leanings.
  • While none of the four main kids in the Activity Club in Paranatural has a defined sexuality as yet (they're all quite young), the backup cast pick up the slack: among the kids in the school, Cody is gay and RJ is nonbinary; among the adults, Dr Zarei, Agent Day, Mr Spender, Mr Garcia, DJ Mothman, and Professor Bigfoot are or have been in same-sex relationships.
  • Wapsi Square has transitioned into this over the years, as almost every major female character (which is easily 90% of the cast) has switched from straight to surprise lesbian. Many in literal surprises moment that seemingly come out of nowhere, with no prior build up or real explanation after.

    Web Original 
  • The core cast of Tales of MU is predominantly gay or bisexual.
  • Characters in The Solstice War are either gay or bi or awaiting confirmation to be gay or bi.
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series. Played for Laughs.
  • AJCO contains the full spectrum - gay, bi, ace, pan and straight, as well as nonbinary, trans and agender characters. No one ever draws attention to it and the sexualities of the characters have little to no impact on the plot - they're simply just aspects of them rather than their main focus.
  • The whole point of Poe Cottage at Whateley Academy in the Whateley Universe. The school administration has put into one safe zone every student who admitted on the entry form that he/she/it is either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex, because turning into a mutant and starting high school is hard enough. Most of them are closeted to anyone not in Poe, as the "official" cover story is that Poe is for the "emotionally disturbed" mutants, which has all kinds of Unfortunate Implications. Though given the amount of crap most of those kids go through before they even enroll it's honestly kind of true.
  • Aress In Wonderland.
  • All but one of the main characters in Ze Zombie are queer in some way.
  • In The Sydney Scroungers, there are a fairly small handful of characters who are both straight and cisgender. Given the writers (and the Pacific Rim fandom in general) this isn't terribly surprising.
  • The overwhelming majority of characters in Where the Bears Are are gay men.
  • This Funny Or Die skit parodies The Bachelor and explains why a gay season of the show might not work so well. The contestants, all gay men, are way more interested in hooking up with each other than the designated bachelor (played by Jesse Tyler Ferguson).
  • The four main characters from Help Not Wanted are openly gay and aren't shy about having sex with each other.
  • Middlemarch: The Series adapts Middlemarch by George Eliot, and gender flips three characters to make all of the endgame couples queer. By the end of the series, only two of the ten main characters are straight.
  • In an article by The Onion, every celebrity came out as gay.
  • Pretty Dudes took an interesting trajectory to reach this. The original hook involved a gay guy and his army of straight friends, then after cast changes and cast ad-libs, the scripts embraced both explicit and implied queerness of the original characters, leaving only one of the leads actually straight at the end of three seasons and the accompanying novelizations.
  • Both campaigns of Critical Role have shades of this.
    • Campaign 1 has Vax'ildan and Vex'ahlia both being bisexual, Scanlan being either bi or pansexual, and Taryon being gay. Recurring NPC Gilmore is also gay, showing interesting in Vax, and Allura and Kima are girlfriends, getting married later in the campaign. While Keyleth is in love with Vax, she's said to have always had a bit of a fascination with Vex.
    • Campaign 2, meanwhile, has Beauregard being a lesbian, Caleb experiencing attraction to men and women, and Mollymauk being bisexual and genderfluid. Yasha has shown interest in Beauregard, and had a wife before having to flee her tribe. Guest characters Keg and Reani have also been confirmed as bisexual by their players. As for NPCs, Watchmaster Bryce and High Curator Yudala Fon are genderfluid and agender respectively, and Word of God has stated that Dairon uses both feminine and gender neutral pronouns. Additionally, both the Gentleman and Marion Lavorre have mentioned having partners of multiple genders, and the Bright Queen's partner is currently a woman.
  • The Little Pickle Town animatic series has half of its main characters on the LGBT spectrum. Franklin is gay, Io is asexual, and Monaco is bigender. The only explicitly straight character thus far is Milo, who's in love with Io.
  • Pretty much everyone in the Barney Bunch videos.
    • "Secret Missing Episodes" made by the bunch basically take an existing television show and apply this trope to it.

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Alternative Title(s): Cast Full Of Lesbian


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