Carries no implications of 'usual' gender appearance, or sexual orientation. Married cross-dressers can experience considerable anxiety and guilt if their spouse objects to their behavior. Some parents have said they allowed their children to cross-dress and, in many cases, the child stopped when they became older. In Havelock Ellis used the two terms, "cross-dressing" and "transvestism", interchangeably. Virginia Woolf 's Orlando: Joseph Merlino, senior editor of Freud at
Cosplaying may also involve cross-dressing, for some females may wish to dress as a male, and vice versa see Crossplay.
The modern activity of battle reenactments has raised the question of women passing as male soldiers. A woman dressing in men's clothing is considered to be a more acceptable activity. Doubtfirefeaturing a man disguised as a woman.
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