There is no heterosexual way to explain why Ben took Caleb’s last name. There is no heterosexual reason explaining why Caleb was the first one to pop into his head. There is NO heterosexual reason for Ben Tallmadge.
Can we take a moment for Lafayette’s fabulous shojo manga eyes effect and his four gracious extra curled up powdered wig’s hair rolls, making him looks like the pure and innocent baby sheep that he is? Just ｂｅａｕｔｉｆｕｌ～