You will find that there are lots of different forms of crossdressing and also a good amount of unique explanations why men and indeed women turn to crossdressing as a cultural behaviour. Some of these reasons include the feeling of inner fulfilment, pleasure and satisfaction of crossdressing in the clothes and behaviour of the alternative sex. You will find that the there are also many external reasons if you are a crossdresser these include the deviance of social norms and and also to stand out from the crowd. There are also sexual reasons, for cross dressing, and this include all sides of the gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual, (LGBT community) and not forgetting the large crossdressing hetrosexual transgender folk.
Crossdressers are often both men and women who want to wear clothes of the member of the alternative sex but have NOT undergone gender reassignment therapy or indeed will not have problems with gender disphoria crossdresser. Once a crossdresser is undergoing transgender treatment from a psychologist they’re classed as a preop transsexual and indeed once someone has undergone transgender treatment and sex reassignment surgery (sex change) they’re classed as postop transsexual.
It’s common for transgender people, including both men and women, to feel the need to disguise their gender identity as that of the alternative sex. For women it has been known in the past in order for them to want to disguise themselves as the member of the alternative sex for work and employment reasons particularly for male dominated employment where they can pass and act as male. On the alternative side of the coin men been employed by in a female orientated professions having crossdessed as women.
It’s widely acknowledged and accepted a transvestite and indeed many crossdressers like to appear as a member of the alternative sex for the causes that it makes them feel well, feel sexy, for fetish reasons, and to make a feminine image of these ideal partner.
Being fully a drag queen is another form of crossdressing and is widely acceptable in theatre, pantomime and other entertainment groups. A drag queen or female impersonator does however vastly exaggerate the feminine persona both in costume, makeup and outward expressions. You will probably associate a drag queen as having very colourful and loud clothing, a lot of bright makeup, a huge wig, and very high heeled shoes. It’s not widely known but the term “faux queen” and indeed a drag king is a genetic female / women employing exactly the same drag techniques.
There are many great resources on the internet including articles, books, clothing – women shoes and boots (large sizes), makeup and makeover books and videos, crossdressing guides, tips and tricks that will allow you to crossdress in a far better manner.
Many crossdressers try to make a female image of themselves that is acceptable to the surface world and is recognized as “passable” or trying “to pass” as a member of the alternative sex. However, it is very difficult to have away with impersonating a women and effectively passing as the alternative sex without mastering a lot of things include – acceptable clothing for morning, day and evening, how to utilize makeup and just how much to utilize!!!, also managing to have large size shoes and boots which make your feet look small albeit you’re size 12. It can be essential to produce your female mannerisms, speech and voice feminization or female speaking techniques and sexual behaviour and characteristics.