Tag: gender identity

Normalizing The Transgender Community

Normalizing The Transgender Community
Is cross-dressing normal? Is it our fear or lack of understanding that causes prejudice toward this community? What is so wrong for a man to express his femme self? Is bi-gender a better description of cross-dressers or should cross-dressers be part of the transgender community, of which technically they are, but many are quite different... Read more »

Time for a New Name for Cross-dressers?

Time for a New Name for Cross-dressers?
Is it time for a new name for cross-dressers? The long used term transvestite has been buried, except for the few cross-dressers that are still comfortable using this term, as it doesn’t reflect the current description of  cross-dressing. Thus this term has been dropped by most of the community. The definition of transvestism (Merriam-Webster) is... 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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Toys Should Not be Gender-Specific

 Toys Should Not be Gender-Specific
Amazon has dropped its gender search options for its toys, now grouping cars and Barbie dolls together. They are no longer deciding which toys are for girls and which ones are for boys. Instead they are listing the toys according to age and genre. Manufacturers and retailers are realizing that they need to offer gender-neutral... Read more »

Confessions of a Cross-Dresser:Part I

Confessions of a Cross-Dresser:Part I
Rachel is a cross-dresser who is married with children and works in construction. This is the first part of an insightful candid interview with Rachel as to the challenges of being born a cross-dresser. You said you were 7 years old when you first were interested in trying on woman’s clothes. Tell us about what... Read more »