Do you know what I truly love about Dean? Why I can find him more relatable than most male characters in the media these days?
When he finds out that Charlie is a lesbian, his reaction is not to ogle her light a piece of meat. Instead, he puts her on a pedestal in the ‘sibling’ group because 1) he knows she is unattainable, 2) he knows that her love life is not something to lust over because it’s private, 3) he recognizes her as an actual person, 4) she is just as geeky on the outside as he is on the inside. And being Dean’s sibling is absolutely the highest honor he could ever give a person, considering how close he is with Sam.
And to me that is relatable and amazing character development.