One has claws at the end of its paws and one is a pause at the end of a clause.
“Hi. I’m Tom, I’m a queer man, I’m not a shipper, and I’ve been increasingly certain that Dean Winchester is a closeted bisexual since season 2.
In discussing Dean’s sexuality you first have to understand that he’s the embodiment of several thematic forces in SPN: the ordinary human hero (vs Sam as the supernatural hero), the fixed underclass (vs Sam’s upward mobility and class-passing), practical/mechanical intelligence (vs Sam’s academic intelligence), the soldier/good son/Michael archetype (vs Sam as the individualist/rebellious son/Lucifer archetype), the nurturer/caregiver (vs Sam as the son/younger brother), and especially relevant to this article, traditionally masculine (vs Sam’s more modern sensitivity).
Now here’s the thing.