Ross Lynch, who adds a gay subtext to everything) and Liv & Maddie (with Joey Bragg as the gay-vague older brother). I heard that Good Luck Charlie will be getting a "real" gay couple sometime this season. The other programs, like Jessie, are unremittingly heterosexist.
Take Dog with a Blog (2011-) -- please.
Unexpected Disney Channel Teen Hunks), and the preteen Chloe.
Avery is the focus, so the recurring characters consist mostly of her friends, plus her evil nemesis, Karl Fink (LJ Benet), who suspects the secret.
Homophobia: Lots. Karl is a mincing, swishy, "quel domage!" homophobic stereotype.
Bonding: maybe a little between Avery and her bff Lindsay. Other than that, Tyler keeps crushing on girls, Avery keeps crushing on guys.
Gay symbolism: Stan the Dog, the outsider masquerading as "normal," constantly in danger of discovery. Maybe a little.
Do you think the problem is co-creator Philip Stark, who was also responsible for the homophobic Dude Where's My Car (2000)?