If, however, we are seeking to interpret Joss's cross-dressing
as the signal of an 'emerging gay [or] lesbian identity', then it is to Millie's narrative that we must turn our attentions.
Edgar Hoover, a powerful cross-dressing
homosexual, was the most famous director of the FBI in the 20th century.
There's some great old footage and interviews with people like Bob Geldoff and Chrissie Hynde, and the film was made by a Mormon so it covers that angle pretty heavily, which makes it somewhat bizarre (the notable absence of swearing throughout, for example, or the attempt to square the circle of a cross-dressing
, drug-gobbling rock star with his new faith-filled white-bread persona), but a good flick nonetheless.
Jewel, a cross-dressing
teen with a stolen cell phone, constructs a fantasy life for himself: "Another TV?
The same procedure of bare narrative with no tabulation or ongoing glossing or interpretation of these narratives occurs again in chapter four, which deals with a group of late seventeenth-century cross-dressing
"sodomites" in Mexico City.
The authors' enthusiasm leavens the sometimes-heavy academic writing, as do illustrations and photos of ritual practices and objects as well as discussions of altered consciousness and the cross-dressing
priests of the Roman Empire.
He said his love of cross-dressing
began in his mid-twenties when he was living at home with his parents in the Midlands.
According to the authors, some male cross-dressers are satisfied with cross-dressing
only while for others cross-dressing
is one part of the expression of a cross-gender identity.
And while some of the characters are a bit over the top--including a cross-dressing
flight attendant who entertains passengers by lip-synching to Barbra Streisand--Talbert's flair for storytelling and comedic timing make his debut novel a page-turner.
The story of a female poet's chaste yet relentless love for a man who has turned from her intellectual gifts to the greater beauty of another girl, Urania contains most of the expected elements of the ancient and early modern romance traditions (separation of lovers, love triangles, cross-dressing
, both comedic and tragic episodes, and a final resolution in marriage), but with greater emphasis on the protagonist's psychological experience and a feminist inflection that presages the treatises of Fonte and Lucrezia Marinella written several decades later.
First presented in London in January 2002, Taboo traces the 1980s transformation of a misfit teenager named George O'Dowd into that international icon of cross-dressing
fabulosity, "Boy George.
The central question for this research is: will educating heterosexuals about cross-dressing
result in a reduction of discomfort of cross dressers?