a person who wears clothing of the opposite sex, usually only part-time. Most male crossdressers consider themselves heterosexual and do not want gender reassignment surgery, though some are bisexual or gay. Many are married. Some transsexuals attempt to live for some time as part-time crossdressers to avoid the cost, disruption and social repercussions of gender reassignment.
Someone who likes to wear clothes of the opposite sex, but does not include full-make, mannerisms etc. The cross-dressing is typically for sexual pleasure or arousal. Some crossdressers do not dress â€œfullyâ€ due to lack of opportunity, for example, they are in a relationship, guilt etc.
someone who feels a strong desire to dress in the clothes of the opposite gender to express their alternative gender identity. May be occasional, part-time or full-time depending on personal circumstances and strength of feeling. A mild form of GID that can become more profound in some cases. Usually heterosexual.
One who crossdresses, who (regularly or occasionally, fully or partially) wears the clothing intended for the opposite sex. Usually used in referring to a genetic male who wears womens clothing but who does not have a strong desire to transition. Note that there is much disagreement within the Community regarding the meanings and the usage of the terms "Crossdresser", "Transvestite", and similar terms. The popularity of the label "Crossdresser" increased steadily from the 1970's, with a corresponding decrease in the popularity of "Transvestite" as a self-identification. Some believe that the two terms are in fact synonyms, others insist that "Crossdresser" has less of a sexual or arousal connotation than "Transvestite" does.
a person who likes to wear the clothes of the "opposite" sex
A general term for anyone who dresses in clothes that are usually considered by society to belong to the opposite sex (including female impersonators, she-males, and gender benders, as well as transgendered people). Crossdresser is sometimes used as an alternate term for transvestite.
anyone who wears clothes associated with the opposite gender or sex, usually for their own pleasure. See also Transvestite.
refers to a person who receives sexual gratification by wearing clothes of the oppostie sex, and not necessarily homosexual
CD One who, regardless of the motivation, wears the clothes, makeup, etc. assigned by society to the opposite sex. Generally, these persons do not alter their bodies. Clinically called a Transvestite, the term 'Crossdresser' is preferred by many.
A person who, on a part-time basis, dresses in the clothing typically attributed to the opposite sex for the emotional satisfaction of expressing the characteristics of his or her gender identity. (Transvestites, a type of crossdresser, primarily dress for erotic pleasure.) Crossdressers wishing to permanently retain their biological sex express little or no desire for hormones or genital reassignment surgery, and live most of their public lives presenting the gender they were assigned at birth. Frequently, a recurring desire to crossdress provides an outlet for the individual to explore feelings and behaviors associated with the opposite gender. At times, a sexual fetish may be emphasized or an individual may wish to completely crossdress and discreetly pass as a member of the opposite gender for a limited time. These Individuals are generally heterosexual and less frequently bisexual, gay, or lesbian.
This term is used to describe the player that plays on a server with teams enabled by pant color but changes his top color to match the opposite team. This term is used in classic Quake.
One who wears the clothing and cultivates the appearance of the other sex. Males who crossdress for erotic reasons, and who are sometimes referred to as Transvestites. [This is different from a "drag queen," who is a performer who crossdresses (female/male impersonator). In 1994, crossdressing under the label "Gender Identity Disorder" was taken off the DSM-IV, The American Psychological Association's (APA's) Diagnostic Statistical Manual-IV (DSM-IV).
A person who dresses in the clothing of the opposite biological gender. Crossdressers generally want to relate as, and be accepted as, a person of the gender they are presenting. Crossdressing may be partial or total in amount of time and amount of clothing worn. See also: Bigenderist. Crossdressers may identify as heterosexual, lesbian, gay, or bisexual.
A person who wears the clothes of and often acts as a member of the opposite gender usually for emotional or sexual release. The out of date medical term for this type of person is transvestite.
a person who occasionally dresses in the clothing of the opposite sex for sexual or emotional pleasure, or both. The most commonly-used term, having replaced transvestite. May be male or female, hetero- or homosexual, bi- or solosexual, and may partially or wholly cross-dress.