You may find that there are many different kinds of crossdressing and also a great number of unique reasons why men and indeed women check out crossdressing as a social behaviour. Several of those reasons include the sensation of inner fulfilment, pleasure and satisfaction of crossdressing in the clothes and behaviour of the opposite sex. You may find that the additionally, there are many external reasons to be a crossdresser these include the deviance of social norms and and to stand out of 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 person in the opposite sex but have NOT undergone gender reassignment therapy or indeed tend not to suffer from gender disphoria. Once a crossdresser is undergoing transgender treatment from a psychiatrist 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 want to disguise their gender identity as that of the opposite sex. For women it has been known previously to allow them to wish to disguise themselves while the person in the opposite sex for work and employment reasons especially for male dominated employment where they can pass and act as male crossdresser. On the opposite side of the coin men been employed by in a female orientated professions having crossdessed as women.
It is widely acknowledged and accepted a transvestite and indeed many crossdressers like to seem as a person in the opposite sex for the causes that it makes them feel great, feel sexy, for fetish reasons, and to create a feminine image of the 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 high heeled shoes. It is not widely known but the word “faux queen” and indeed a drag king is really a genetic female / women employing the exact same drag techniques.
There are numerous great resources on the web 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 more effective manner.
Many crossdressers try to create a female image of themselves that is acceptable to the surface world and is called “passable” or trying “to pass” as a person in the opposite sex. However, it’s very difficult to get away with impersonating a women and effectively passing as the opposite 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 get large size shoes and boots that produce the feet look small albeit you are size 12. It is also essential to generate your female mannerisms, speech and voice feminization or female speaking techniques and sexual behaviour and characteristics.