My Favorite Deleted Comments by Straight People from the Article Ranking American Girl Dolls in Order of Gayness

Boy, this one really brought out the straights. Here, in no particular order, are some of my favourites from the comments that we summarily deleted. Note: These are excerpts, cut for brevity; one commenter's screed ran to six whole paragraphs. Also, this like, actually does get homophobic, so proceed with caution. 1. "I can agree … Continue reading My Favorite Deleted Comments by Straight People from the Article Ranking American Girl Dolls in Order of Gayness

Nine Plucky Tomboy Heroines Who Made You the Butch Lesbian or Transmasc Icon You Are Today

If you're reading this article, you've probably known from a young age that you were... different. While your peers gravitated like heat-seeking missiles toward Britney and Disney princesses and the Spice Girls, you persistently sought out books about girls who spurned femininity and rolled about in dirt. Sometimes it was subtle - our heroine is … Continue reading Nine Plucky Tomboy Heroines Who Made You the Butch Lesbian or Transmasc Icon You Are Today

Top Ten Hate Crimes Committed by Gilmore Girls Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino

At first, I wasn't opposed to watching Gilmore Girls during lunch breaks with my straight co-workers. I'd never seen the show myself, but I'd heard nothing but good things, and I'd been compared to Rory Gilmore so many times over the course of my life that I was curious to see how close the resemblance might be. What … Continue reading Top Ten Hate Crimes Committed by Gilmore Girls Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino

The Top Ten Most Iconic Lesbian TV Couples of All Time, and Keep In Mind We’re Working With a Pretty Loose Definition of “Iconic”

If you've been following The Niche for any amount of time, you know that the only thing we love more than lesbianism is list-making. I'm here today to join these two areas with a definitive ranking of the greatest and most iconic lesbian TV couples of all time. Now, I'm going to lay a couple of … Continue reading The Top Ten Most Iconic Lesbian TV Couples of All Time, and Keep In Mind We’re Working With a Pretty Loose Definition of “Iconic”

What if the HBO Show “The Young Pope” Were a Netflix Show Called “Robert Pope Leonard”? What then?

HBO's "The Young Pope" was such an interesting and meme-worthy show but it left you with all sorts of unanswered questions. You're asking: What if this weren't an HBO drama at all? What if it were a Netflix comedy called Robert Pope Leonard (RPL)? What if Robert Sean Leonard (RSL), the American actor best known … Continue reading What if the HBO Show “The Young Pope” Were a Netflix Show Called “Robert Pope Leonard”? What then?

He Went To Juilliard: 7 People You Might Not Know Went to Juilliard

There is an inexplicable feeling. A feeling you get when you're watching a show and a man shouts "NEWZ-FLASH ASSHOLE" with such enunciation and vocal range that a thousand Shakespearean actors weep in envy. It's the feeling that makes you think: Is it possible that this man, this odd man with the beautiful voice, this odd man … Continue reading He Went To Juilliard: 7 People You Might Not Know Went to Juilliard

Babysitters Club Members Ranked Based on How Formative they were to my Lesbian Identity

There's no question when it comes to the blatant lesbianism of every member of the Babysitters Club. There were like... men in there, sometimes, but I can't for the life of me remember any of their names or qualities, so were they really there? When I was 11 or whatever, this iconic gang of entrepeneurial lesbites changed … Continue reading Babysitters Club Members Ranked Based on How Formative they were to my Lesbian Identity

Women in Mary Cassatt Paintings As Straight Girls You’ve Had Crushes On

She was so beautiful, and so unattainable, and the more unattainable she seemed, the more beautiful she grew. One time you bumped into her outside the biology classroom, and she apologized to you. She called you the wrong name but that was all right. It was better if she didn't know anything about you. For … Continue reading Women in Mary Cassatt Paintings As Straight Girls You’ve Had Crushes On