(Friend gave me a time-card, so came back for a look-around... I can't even say I'm overly surprised by the "hey, banging some local while on shore leave is the same as a romance arc, right?" cop-out approach they're going with. Just disappointed, I guess.)
One can assume that either Bioware is with the detractors in thinking romances only involve the fade-to-black or that they had originally made all of the Makeb [Flirt]s for straight characters, then at the last minute made them available to LGB characters because "oh yeah, that's a thing".
Here's Mr. Gonzalez confirming that these won't be full-blown romance options
. So if you want companion romances, come back in a year or three.