Is Tintin straight, gay, great or stray? Is Tintin straight, gay, great or stray? Source: www.mid-day.com Throughout childhood, I have gone to bed with Tintin. What the heck, I never felt it.Matthew Parris in The Times, UK, has out-ed the boy reporter as irretrievably gay. Another of our fictional heroesthe … By arZan ... View all of arZan's posts.