You know what the answer is right? I mean, seriously, check tumblr. Chris is a huge teen heartthrob. The people who make those magazines are either cowards, idiots or assholes.
First, to validate your reality: there does seem to be something of a Chris Colfer blackout in the magazines you mentioned (as well as Tiger Beat, which you didn’t). But interestingly, that blackout doesn’t extend to Darren Criss, who plays gay on Glee, but unlike Chris, is actually straight in real life.
So what’s going on here?
Not surprisingly, no one was willing to talk to me about it on the record…
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