Eating Out is an American romantic comedy with dramatic elements throughout the film. Eating Out centers around straight-man Caleb and his gay roommate Kyle. Through Kyle, Caleb finds out that women lust after gay men, enjoying the chance to try and "turn" them straight. Hearing this Caleb decides to try his luck pretending to be gay. He meets Gwen who he falls for. Kyle spreads the word to Gwen that Caleb is gay but not just to help Caleb- Kyle is lusting after Gwen's gay, hot roommate Marc but Marc has eyes for Caleb.