Tag: cross-dressers

New Year, New Beginnings for the Transgender Community

New Year, New Beginnings for the Transgender Community
As we say good-bye to 2015 and enter a new chapter in our lives, I am reminded what progress we have made in the transgender community this year. It was a pivotal year for raising awareness on transgender issues, including all of those who identify as a transgender woman. This includes many cross-dressers who are... Read more »

Cross-dressers Deserve a Happy Marriage

Cross-dressers Deserve a Happy Marriage
Most of the male cross-dressers I have come to know have been interested in female clothing since they were children. It has been a long journey since they tried on their first pair of woman’s panties. It was something a 6-year male isn’t expected to be interested in, yet the urge to explore woman’s clothing... Read more »

A Cross-dresser’s Prospective on Cross-dressing

A Cross-dresser’s Prospective on Cross-dressing
The last article I posted, “Cross-dressers Challenge for Acceptance” prompted a number of comments. These comments were sent directly to me because some people don’t use Facebook and this blog requires an FB account to post. Below is a comment from Falecia. Falecia is a business executive and offers us an interesting prospective on cross-dressing.... Read more »
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Understanding Who Cross-dressers Are: Part Two

Understanding Who Cross-dressers Are: Part Two
This is the second part of an interview I did with Brian who is a cross-dresser and uses Alyssa as his femme name. Brian is happily married with two young children. He and his wife, Tami, are raising their children to have an open mind toward the LGBT communities, as they have discussions with their... Read more »

Finding Balance in Your Marriage as a Cross-dresser

 Finding Balance in Your Marriage as a Cross-dresser
A lack of identity for the wives of cross-dressers is a major reason they have such a difficult time being married to a cross-dresser. It should seem obvious, but most cross-dressers totally ignore this issue, as they are more concerned about being accepted for their cross-dressing than paying attention to their wives feelings. Most of... Read more »

Transgender Women: Changing the Definition of Beauty

Transgender Women: Changing the Definition of Beauty
The shift in our society toward the definition of beauty is ever evolving. When I modeled in my late teens, being dark haired with an Italian heritage cost me many commercials. Back then the advertisers wanted the blondes with the blue eyes and porcelain white skin. Our society embraced this look. Times have, of course... Read more »
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Not Caitlyn’s Life: A Transgender Woman Speaks Out

Not Caitlyn’s Life: A Transgender Woman Speaks Out
With the wildly successful unveiling of Caitlyn Jenner this week in Vanity Fair, everyone is talking about Caitlyn and her contribution to the transgender community. Some 12 million viewers watched the You Tube unveiling, while millions commented on Caitlyn in social media around the world.  In the typical Kardashian fashion, Jenner came out with a... Read more »

Does “Passing” as A Woman Create Acceptance?

Does “Passing” as A Woman Create Acceptance?
As the transgender movement gains momentum and more transgender women are out in public being who they are, there is still a prejudice for those that don’t “pass” as a woman. This applies to both the transgender woman who identifies as the female gender and for the cross-dressers who are out as their femme self.... Read more »

What Does Being a Transgender Person Mean?

What Does Being a Transgender Person Mean?
For most of the people who have not been exposed to the transgender world, it is confusing. Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer helped raise awareness about the transgender community. And since Jenner is a highly-recognizable figure people watched the interview. Yet, most people don’t know the various groups within the transgender community; there are... Read more »
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Why Do Angry Wives Stay with Transgender Husbands?

Why Do Angry Wives Stay with Transgender Husbands?
Transgender women come in all packages, some are cross-dressers who occasionally dress, others identify more closely with their femme side and assume this role more frequently and others believe they were born the wrong gender and are committed to making steps to change their gender. This is an important journey for the transgender community, including... Read more »