cross-dress


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dress in the clothes of the other sex

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Sexuality may or may not be a factor, as people of all sexual orientations cross-dress, and researchers offer no consensus as to whether one sexuality tends towards one type of cross-dressing more than another.
While to some critics this style seems incoherent and unsystematic, I claim that it reflects a type of written cross-dress that enables Shonagon to disrupt categories, question history, and challenge established cultural visions by intuitively combining elements of daily life that might seem insignificant to some.
Whereas cross-dressing men have a long history of taking part in these festive practices, women did not typically cross-dress because to do so would defeat the customary purpose of inversion.
This is not to say, however, that Middlebrook reads Tipton's choice to cross-dress in negative terms: she does not.
Because of their historical subjugation, natives learned to cross-dress as a way of coping with power.
Watching reactions to the final celebratory lineup of married couples in my Twelfth Night--woman in moustache married to boy in bra and Ronette wig, bare-chested boy married to woman in wedding dress--I was always aware of two things: the cross-dressed clowns, puritans and homosexuals who are excluded from the double wedding, and the fact that some people don't love watching people cross-dress and transgress; they hate it, and they hate it for deeply held reasons.
This is but one step away from the statement that "transvestite theater is the norm, not the aberration," or the suggestion that "all women cross-dress as women when they produce themselves as artifacts.
I know lots of guys who cross-dress and go out to clubs once a week.
To tell her story, Stein had to cross-dress and also put on blackface in order to lend authenticity to her narrative.
This is but one step away from the statement that "transvestite theater is the norm, not the aberration;' or the suggestion that "all women cross-dress as women when they produce themselves as artifacts.
Dear Coleen, I'M a 41-year-old man and I love to cross-dress.
The woman that persuaded the man to pose as a woman was charged with begging, illegally staying in the country and incitement to cross-dress.