transvestism

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transvestism

the practice of cross-dressing and associated ideologies supporting this practice.

Transvestism

Klinger, Cpl.
dresses in women’s clothes to try to win discharge from the army. [Am. TV: M ° A ° S ° H in Terrace]
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Through my 20s and 30s, I went through phases with the cross dressing when I'd say `I'll never do this again.
As with homosexuality, cross dressing represents human sexuality diversity in the American society.
For example, a westerner who adopts "native" dress is cross dressing that is deliberately wearing the clothing of those he perceives to be less powerful - which marks him as eccentric or "in costume.
But you have to ask yourself if you can live the rest of life without cross dressing or if you can carry on with it behind her back.
If students genuinely desire to get on better with the rest of us they do not need to stage cross dressing workshops but simply quit moaning about how they have no money and stop going out on Saturday nights so that there are some taxis left for the rest of us.