On one of the talk pages, a visitor mentions that Kaoru is noted to be homosexual in the manga. I, too, remember seeing something suggesting that, but then I couldn't find it when I went searching for it. I will find it. You can talk about characters, episodes, whatever. Ouran is a parody that pokes fun at the many foibles of Japanese modern life, and a society's attitude towards homosexuality is a part of most First World countries' agendas. She does gender-bender via Haruhi and plays with Renge's, Kasanoda's and Tamaki's confused feelings heck - all of them - guests included.