And kuchenhexe has this to say:
Because it's not "politically correct". Because the homsexual lifestyle is under fire, and we all know how fanfic can set the stage for a political revolt. If such a bit of fanfiction would ever be released on ff.net, it would set gay rights back a thousand years.
Because we all know that treating homosexuality like a favorite toy and homosexual individuals as mere eyecandy which exists for one's viewing pleasure and whims is a good way to show how enlightened one is and how much they support gay rights.
After all, sexual orientation is either evil (het), slutty (bi), or all about the true love of male buttsex and boy eyecandy when it comes to fanfiction. Just remember, turning a gay man straight for the purpose of a story will ensure