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cross-dress

To dress in clothing worn by members of the opposite sex.
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Urania is informed by the romance and novella tradition of Boccaccio--most clearly his Fiarnetta (although unlike the beautiful and married Fiametta, Urania is never seduced) and Filocolo, a key text for its peregrinating protagonist as well as for the questioni d'amore that are a clear model for the cross-dressed Urania's crossexamination in the forest.
Some women reported that the husband's behaviour while cross-dressed was particularly gentle, kind and helpful which, for some, made it easier to bear.
The suspect claimed [in his civil lawsuit] that when he took snapshots of the 22-year-old cross-dressed, he was unaware that the latter will post them on internet.
The cross-dressed Estela usurps phallic power, sadistically submitting her admirer to questioning as she delays the revelation of her identity.
By alluding to a cross-dressed woman as "My Elvis," Kass' Triple Silver Yentl makes lesbian desire an integral part of a Jewish female narrative.
Jefferson Mays stars in a one-man show by the screenwriter of Quills, based on the life of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, who lived through both Nazi Germany and communist East Germany cross-dressed as a woman.
Well," he amends, referring to his own cross-dressed performance in the film, "it's actually more like Susan Hayward doing Jodie Foster in Silence of the Lambs.
In short, although Shapiro's book includes important historical material, his interests and organization constitute a massive refusal of historical analysis: He explains in the Introduction that he has made "no attempt to map the overall chronological development" of the convention of the cross-dressed heroine (9); and despite his own important earlier work on the children's companies, he declares that the comparison of "the treatment of cross-dressed heroines in different repertories" is "beyond the scope of this study.