Honestly my dudes, this fandom has been creating no-homo memes about Dean and Cas for so long, like fanart where they’re literally having dinner by candlelight and holding hands or some shit but then it ends in “but no homo” or screen caps with captions/clever puns about the countless romantic tropes used between those two that will sarcastically end in “but they’re not gay”, and here we are, where the actual show has become a meme of itself like…
Cue Dean, mister still-so-far-in-the-closet-that-even-Narnia-is-a-mere-afterthought standing beneath a brightly lit cross while romantic music plays in the background as he says /I DO/ then walks up to Cas and holds him and then looks at him like a dude who’s found the love of his life again, and the only thing that supposedly keeps it from being ‘gay’ is that one “pal” thrown in there.
Except it doesn’t, it’s a useless effort in any case because even that doesn’t make it less romantic? Like it reminds me of when Victor and Yuuri were exchanging wedding rings beside a church while a choir was singing in the background and you still had nay-sayers who went “but these rings could’ve been just good luck charms!!! they didn’t kiss in that precise moment so they’re just platonic guy friends!!!”
NO Barbara, it’s gay. They’re gay. Some scenes are just not platonic even if there’s not a spoken “I love you” or a kiss. I’m just