BTS consists of seven male members. They are RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. Their popularity and adoring fans - called ARMY - have made them one of the most visible global boy bands. But, behind the screams of their fans is a lot more than just music. The band is a force for good, and they promote self-love and gender diversity. They are also social activists and they work to empower people.
Despite the fact that they are extremely popular and their work has helped a lot of people, it is unfortunate that BTS members often face several questions regarding their sexual orientation. Speculations are rampant and some people even believe that all of them are gay.
While the band has not explicitly stated their sexuality, they are known to be supporters of the LGBTQ community. Members have been seen wearing rainbow-colored bracelets, and some of their music videos are interpreted as having references to same-sex relationships.
The boys have also been photographed together multiple times showing close ties between them. They are seen touching, caressing and holding each other. This has led to many fans creating their own couples, or'ships', between the members. Some of these'ships' are thought to be homosexual, while others are bisexual or transgender.
For example, some ship the members V and Jungkook. This is because they are very close to each other and they always look into each other's eyes when they speak. These are all things that would be very common in Asian culture, but are sexualized by Westerners.