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cross-dress

To dress in clothing worn by members of the opposite sex.
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In the first play, this occurs by way of its presence, and, in the second, through its absence, with both dramatic works effectively pointing to the theatrical cross-dresser as an agent of category crisis with the unique power to transform identity.
You created your own support group after being evicted from a cross-dressers' wives' group for "suggesting that women who were at least bi-curious might have an easier time being married to a cross-dresser," and breaking a rule by saying the L-word out loud.
He said he no longer thinks of himself as a strict transvestite, adding: 'What I was actually was a cross-dresser.
Doubtfire," a film about "a divorced man who is a cross-dresser.
Alternatively, a few reports describe the need to limit treatment to assisting the cross-dresser and family members with the "[ .
The cross-dresser, whether motivated by sexual or gender issues, is a biological male with a congruent gender identity and ascribed status.
Its main concern is with the cross-dresser as spectacle, from Shakespeare's Rosalind to Peter Pan to Elvis to Michael Jackson.
The increasing number of organizations, magazines, newsletters and self-help books designed to cater to the cross-dresser of any persuasion or purpose, such as Tapestry, the SHAFT Newsletter," and Information for the Female-to-Male Crossdresser and Transsexual, provide confirmation that interest in the subject is far more pervasive than these statistics alone imply.
In July 2013, a young Kuwaiti cross-dresser was arrested by police after he entered a women-only lingerie shop.
It was never quite clear whether one of Anthony's challenges was to become a cross-dresser or if it was just some bizarre stunt he decided to do on his own," the New York Daily News quoted the classmate as telling the Enquirer.
A CROSS-DRESSER who bludgeoned, stabbed and strangled his wife to death in a drug-fuelled fury has been jailed for life.
AN AMERICAN headteacher has been forced to apologise to a kilt-wearing pupil after branding the youngster a cross-dresser.