fetishism be classified in DSM 5?
In a Swedish population study, the lifetime prevalence (i.e., proportion of a population found to engage in a behaviour at some point in their life) of transvestic
fetishistic behaviour was 2.8% for men and 0.4% for women (Langstrom & Zucker, 2005); the lifetime prevalence of exhibitionistic and voyeuristic behaviour was 4.1% and 11.5% for men, and 2.1% and 3.9% for women (Langstrom & Seto, 2006).
(90.) Susan Wright, Depathologizing Consensual Sexual Sadism, Sexual Masochism, Transvestic
Fetishism, and Fetishism, 39 ARCHIVES SEXUAL BEHAV.
As Richard Cavell notes, the teaching context is far from being "a unified space"; it is not a site of knowledge transfer from teacher to student, but, "a number of transvestic
sites that are produced by and through the agendas of those who participate in it, including the instructor" (101).
La continuada inclusion de categorias diagnosticas transespecificas, bajo los terminos de 'Gender Dysphoria in Adolescents and Adults', 'Gender Dysphoria in Children' y 'Transvestic
Disorder' ha suscitado la critica del movimiento por la despatologizacion trans (GATE 2013a, 2013b, 2013c; STP 2013b).
Though criticized and overlooked, Ovid's transvestic
, lovelorn letters from Greek heroines to their absent heroes give an enlightening perspective to the well-known stories.
Such complications often take advantage of the attractive edginess of transvestic
stories in our culture, despite loosening attitudes: the thrill of the outre and forbidden, of crossing lines and breaking rules.
* The fetish objects are not limited to female clothing (as in transvestic
fetishism) or devices specifically designed for the purpose of tactile genital stimulation (e.g.
The figure of the boy, Vicinus explains, was an important tool for lesbian women "because he could represent visually their sense of difference from other women." (32) In the figure of the boy, late-Victorian lesbians found a kind of sexual freedom ranging from aggressive desire to passionate reception: "He represented action without responsibility, a transvestic
disguise that permitted either sexual or emotional aggression or childlike responsiveness" (Vicinus, p.
sexual sadism, transvestic
fetishism, voyeurism, and paraphilia not
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - Fourth Edition (American Psychiatric Association, 2000) offers the diagnosis of Transvestic
Fetishism, which is described as a paraphilia that "involves cross-dressing by a male in a women's attire" (p.