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    12 TV And Movie Characters That Should Have Been Bisexual

    All non-canon because the writers were cowards!

    1. Eleanor Shellstrop, The Good Place (2016–2020)

    eleanor says "why not? more guys should be bi. it's 2018, get over yourselves!"

    The thing about The Good Place's main character is that her sexuality was actually hinted at throughout the series, but because it was never fully addressed or explored, she has to make the list. And while I absolutely adore Eleanor and Chidi, it is impossible to deny the chemistry between her and Tahani.

    2. Stiles Stilinski, Teen Wolf (2011–2017)

    stiles says "so you also like boys?"

    Girl: "do you like boys?"

    Stiles: *buffering*

    I don't really think I need to explain this one anymore than that.

    3. Arthur Pendragon, Merlin (2008–2012)

    arthur with shaggy hair smiles

    Look, Gwen and Arthur were cute, but Merlin and Arthur had undeniable sexual and romantic tension. The vast majority of characters in Merlin were queer-coded. Many fans have even said that the banishment of magic in Camelot was a metaphor for LGBTQ+ identities. Arthur being bi just makes sense.

    4. Steve Rogers (aka Captain America), Marvel Cinematic Universe

    bucky smiles at steve and steve doesn't look atp eggy

    This one may ruffle some feathers. Others, who are fans of Marvel, may argue that Bucky Barnes is a better bisexual headcanon, and I am not denying that. But Steve looks at Peggy and Bucky in the exact same way. The entirety of the first Captain America movie is just constant bi panic. Don't worry Cap, we've all been there.

    I could write a whole essay about how people believe Steve would be inherently homophobic because of when he grew up and the fact that many claim him as this patriotic, all-American golden boy, but this is one of the most misinformed takes from Marvel ever. (And I know that being an ally is not the same as identifying as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, which is why this is just my personal opinion. The great thing about fictional characters is that we can perceive them in different ways). Anyway, Steve was a poor artist who was constantly looked down upon by others for his health, but then managed to lie his way into the military and continued to ignore government orders in order to do what he thought was right. Steve is one of the most radical characters in the MCU.

    *Loki is not on this list because it's now confirmed!!!

    5. Li Shang, Mulan (1998)

    li shang looks to the left

    Widely recognized as a bi-con, Li Shang was into Mulan when she was pretending to be a boy, as well as when she revealed herself to be a woman. Sorry, but it's a fact.

    6. Mal, Descendants franchise (2015, 2017, 2019)

    mal looks at evie lovingly
    Disney Channel

    I adore Ben and Mal. I really do. But there was also a part of me that desparately wanted Evie and Mal to be together. They had so much love for each other, and it would have been an amazing friends-to-lovers moment. Also, Mal consistently wears purples, blues, and magentas. She literally wears the bi flag over the course of the movies.

    7. Felix Weston, Love, Victor (2020–present)

    felix says "i saw your life i wanted you to see mine

    Someone has to say it, so it might as well be me. Felix was the gayest character on Love, Victor. Not only is there a line in Season 1 that can easily be made the basis for a he/they or they/them Felix, but his entire personality and appearance is queer-coded. I don't think it was intentional, but he also gives off very similar vibes to Stiles Stilinski, who I mentioned earlier in this post. 

    Of course, there is no image that a gay person has to fit into, but Felix's love for board games, sea creatures, sarcasm, and oversized sweaters just scream bisexual with ADHD to me. (This is also making me realize that I might just be Felix in real life).

    8. Maleficent, Sleeping Beauty (1959)

    maleficent holds a crow
    Disney Animation Studios

    She's a fairy, thinks she's better than everyone else, and in the live-action movie, she's played by Angelina Jolie. Also, I wanted to be her when I was younger. Still kind of do.

    9. Diego Hargreeves, Umbrella Academy (2019–present)

    diego looks to the side

    I cannot really explain this one, except for the bi bob and the knives. You know what? That is explanation enough.

    10. Anastasia AND Dimitri, Anastasia (1997)

    anastasia sticks tongue out at dimitri
    Fox Animation Studios

    This is some serious bi-couple energy right here. Bi bobs x2 + the ever popular badass woman and sarcastic himbo combo. Even if you don't see them as bisexual themselves, it is impossible to deny that they cause some serious bi panic.

    11. Harry Potter

    harry potter with mouth in a line
    Warner Bros.

    I really loved Book Harry and Ginny together. Their personalities complimented each other really well, and I like that they grew into the relationship and were both incredibly strong on their own as well. That being said, before Ginny and Harry got together, I am convinced that Harry was in love with Cedric. 

    I think it was one of those situations where he thought he just wanted to be like him: he was with Cho, who he also liked, he was a great Quidditch player, well-liked, had a loving father — but in reality, I think he was just experiencing a bisexual awakening. And the great thing about being bi is that Harry could have been in love with both Cedric and Ginny — in different, but both equally valid ways :).

    12. Jake Peralta, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    jake says "damn it, what are you doing after this gerald?"

    It's the layering of a flannel, hoodie, and a leather jacket that has my spidey-senses tingling. Also Jake walks that line of complimenting men in a secure masculinity way and a genuine attraction way just one too many times. I mean he talks about AC Slater the same way he talks about Amy. Not to mention his speech when he was helping Rosa come out to her parents. It was just a bit too perfect for a straight man to have come up with.

    And to finish off this list...just a few of my favorite canonically bisexual characters

    This is a reminder that you are seen and you are valid and you are loved!

    Jennifer Check, Jennifer's Body (2009)

    Ramona Flowers, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010)

    Rosa Diaz, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013–present)

    Loki Laufeyson, Marvel Cinematic Universe

    Clarke Griffin, The 100 (2014–2020)

    Toni Topaz, Riverdale (2017–present)

    Miles Hollingsworth, Degrassi: Next Class (2016–2017)

    Darryl Whitefeather, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015–2019)

    Callie Torres, Grey's Anatomy (2005–present)

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