- Les Yay: She played a Lesbian in Silkwood.
- LGBT Fanbase: She's one of the most frequently dragqueened women in the world. There is a reason that the stereotype "All gay men love Cher" exists. During an appearance on The Graham Norton Show she talked about attending a gay wedding where someone mistook her for an impersonator, and asked to hire her as she was the best he'd ever seen. Graham retorted that her being there automatically made it the gayest wedding ever.
- Never Live It Down: Her odd and oft-parodied leather-and-fishnets outfit, which straddles this weird line between Stripperiffic and outright nudity, from the video for "If I Could Turn Back Time."
"Weird Al" Yankovic (from his ALTV "interview"): How did you feel when you virtually swept the ALTV music video awards with your video for "If I Could Turn Back Time? [...] Especially when you walked away with a big award for "Best Exposed Butt Cheeks In A Music Video"?