Archive for March, 2011

Dressing Up As A Transvestite

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Dressing up as a transvestite is something that should not be confused with crossdressing. While these are basically the same, they are very different when it comes to the actual specifics of it. Being able to know the difference of the two is something that is very important to both crossdressers and transvestites.

Difference
The difference between a transvestite and a crossdresser is a transvestite sees this as an actual gender change. This means that they will take on the mannerisms and the characteristics of the gender that they are dressing like. A crossdresser will simply take on the clothing as the person of the opposite sex and very little else.

What It Means
Dressing up as a transvestite is something that is often done because the person that is dressing up does not feel comfortable as the gender that they are currently. They will typically want to get their gender changed through surgery. Dressing up as a transvestite is something that is typically the first step towards changing their gender entirely.

Passing
A lot of transvestites are worried about “passing” this is something that is very important to them. They will want to be able to be accepted in public as the gender that they are dressing up to be. A crossdresser will typically not go out of their way to look like the gender that they are dressing up as as they are doing it more for a fetish as opposed to a specific lifestyle like a transvestite.