Trevor Philips in Grand Theft Auto V

Trevor Phillips is one of three player-characters/protagonists in Grand Theft Auto V. According to most write-ups Trevor is a sociopath or psychopath who endured physical an emotional abuse during his childhood. In terms of sexuality, wikis have described him as either bisexual or pansexual as well as being into a variety of non-normative sexual practices. His LifeInvader profile also lists is relationship status as “any hole’s a goal.” Despite this, he has been left off of many lists of LGBTQ video game characters.

LGBTQ references in this game series:

Grand Theft Auto (1997): El Burro

Grand Theft Auto II (1999): Tetsuo

Grand Theft Auto: London 1961 (1999): Pretty Charlie

Grand Theft Auto III (2001): Gay PedestrianLGBTQ References

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002): The PsychoLGBTQ References

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004): LGBTQ References; LGB Characters; Queens; OG Loc Mission

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (2005): Kazuki KasenLGBTQ References

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (2006): Reni Wassulmaier; LGBTQ References

Grand Theft Auto IV (2008): Brucie Kibbutz; Tom “French Tom” Rivas; Bernie Crane/Florian Cravic; Bryce Dawkins; LGB users; Elizabeta Torres; Talbot Daniels; Marcus; The Hater; Eddie Low;  Unnamed Homosexual NPCs; LGBT NPCs in LCPD Database; LGBT Media PersonalitiesLGBTQ References 

Grand Theft Auto: The Lost and Damned (2009): Trans Man

Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony (2010): Anthony “Gay Tony” Prince; Clay “Pain Giver” Jackson; Jacob; The Celebinator; Evan Moss; LGBTQ References

Grand Theft Auto V (2013): Trevor Philips; Peter Dreyfuss; Transgender Sex Workers; Locations; LGBTQ References


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