While it is true that not everyone turns into a drag queen when they are feeling stressed out, many young people do seem to be caught up in the fad of androgyny This would put the total number of transgender Americans at approximately 1. This activity is a form of gender expression and not done for entertainment purposes. Bibliography of works on wartime cross-dressing Rebecca Riots Breeching Trousers as women's clothing Gender non-conformance Transgender. It is intended to sound less medicalised. Psychologically, the transsexual often differs from the simple cross-dresser; he is conscious at all times of a strong desire to be a woman, and the urge can be truly consuming. Part of a series on.
The majority of cross-dressers identify as heterosexual.
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As transgender people become more visible in the media and in community life across the country, more transgender people are able to name and understand their own experiences and may feel safer and more comfortable sharing it with others.