Posts tagged "crossdressing"

Jared Leto Can Wear High Heels Forever For All I Care

"Well, I recommend that men try [wearing high heels]. I think it'll give you a deeper understanding and appreciation for women around the world." -- Jared Leto tells Cosmopolitan the secret to understanding women as learned from playing a transexual character in "The Dallas Buyers Club." Not only is he smart and sensitive (he calls the tra…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 18, 2013

The Sworn Virgins of Albania Live Celibate, Gender-Bending Lives

The "burneshas" live in the mountain villages in the hinterland of Albania -- they're women who've lived their entire lives as men, forgoing sex in the process. They're also the subject of photographer Jill Peters' collection, The Sworn Virgins of Albania. The women choose to live as men for a number of reasons, many having…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 25, 2013

“Candy” Is The First Transsexual Fashion Magazine

The fashion industry may have a long-standing tendency to exclude certain groups and cultures, but more and more we're seeing this change as people begin challenging the status quo. Now the transsexual community is getting a voice with a new style publication. Billed as "the first transversal fashion magazine," Candy has just debuted its premiere…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 13, 2009

Boys In Skirts, Girls In Tuxes—What’s A High School Principal To Do?

Depending on what kind of high school you attended and what part of the country you grew up in, you're probably well aware of school dress codes: no miniskirts, no baseball hats, no gang colors, etc. But some kids who are challenging their dress code aren't just trying to flash a skimpy thong to get…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 9, 2009

Dressing The Part: Women Who Have Posed As Men

During the most recent Democratic primary, I found myself wondering how things might have turned out differently if Hillary Clinton had spent less time with the glass ceiling and more time campaigning for President. For that matter, would Sarah Palin have been chosen as John McCain’s ticket mate if she had not been female?

By: DivineCaroline.com / March 3, 2009