You will see that there are numerous different types of crossdressing and also a good number of unique reasoned explanations why men and indeed women check out crossdressing as a social behaviour. Many of these reasons include the feeling of inner fulfilment, pleasure and satisfaction of crossdressing in the clothes and behaviour of the contrary sex. You will see that the there are also many external reasons if you are a crossdresser these include the deviance of social norms and and to stand out of the crowd. There’s 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 usually both men and women who prefer to wear clothes of the member of the contrary sex but have NOT undergone gender reassignment therapy or indeed tend not to have problems with gender disphoria. 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 is common for transgender people, including both men and women, to wish to disguise their gender identity as that of the contrary sex. For girls it has been known previously for them to want to disguise themselves while the member of the contrary sex for work and employment reasons specifically for male dominated employment where they are able to pass and work as male crossdressing. On the contrary side of the coin men been employed by in a lady orientated professions having crossdessed as women.
It is widely acknowledged and accepted that the transvestite and indeed many crossdressers like to seem as a member of the contrary sex for the reasons so it makes them feel great, feel sexy, for fetish reasons, and to make a feminine image of their ideal partner.
Being truly a drag queen is another kind of crossdressing and is widely acceptable in theatre, pantomime and other entertainment groups. A drag queen or female impersonator does however vastly exaggerate the female persona both in costume, makeup and outward expressions. You will more than likely associate a drag queen as having very colourful and loud clothing, a lot of bright makeup, a huge wig, and quite high heeled shoes. It is not widely known but the term “faux queen” and indeed a drag king is a genetic female / women employing the exact same drag techniques.
There are lots of 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 can help you crossdress in a more efficient manner.
Many crossdressers try to make a female image of themselves that’s acceptable to the surface world and is recognized as “passable” or trying “to pass” as a member of the contrary sex. However, it’s extremely difficult to have away with impersonating a women and effectively passing as the contrary sex without mastering several things include – acceptable clothing for morning, day and evening, how to apply makeup and just how much to apply!!!, also managing to have large size shoes and boots that produce the feet look small albeit you’re size 12. It can be extremely important to generate your female mannerisms, speech and voice feminization or female speaking techniques and sexual behaviour and characteristics.