• This is because the term transvestite was historically used to diagnose medical disorders, including mental health disorders, and transvestism was viewed as a disorder, but the term cross-dresser was coined by the transgender community. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is supported by a review of informal, mostly clinical, observations and by the findings of three studies designed to test the hypothesis that the nonhomosexual gender dysphorias, together with transvestism, constitute a family of related disorders in men. (springer.com)
  • This is the first reported case of transvestism in a heterosexual male that occurred only after ingestion of the contents of six to eight Vicks inhalers. (amphetamines.com)
  • In some cultures, transvestism is practiced for religious, traditional or ceremonial reasons. (wikipedia.org)
  • With considerable verve, Singh charted how generations of ambitious thinkers had resorted to theft, transvestism, even duelling, in their efforts to prove Fermat's theorem. (simonsingh.net)
  • Hirschfeld also noticed that sexual arousal was often associated with transvestism. (wikipedia.org)
  • En undersøkelse (N=1017) foretatt av sm-rettighetsorganisasjonen The National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, NCSF, viser at sm-tilhørighet og sm-orientering i stor grad innebærer at man utsetter seg for et sosialt stigma. (revisef65.org)
  • Disturbing the assigned sartorial boundaries between 'male' and 'female,' transvestism exposes the artificiality of the assigned social regimes that clothing signifies. (ejumpcut.org)
  • The binarism male/ female, one apparent ground of distinction (in contemporary eyes, at least) between 'this' and 'that,' 'him' and 'me,' is itself put in question or under erasure in transvestism, and a transvestite figure…will always function as a sign of overdetermination - a mechanism of displacement from one blurred boundary to another. (ejumpcut.org)
  • Transvestism occurs in a minority of cases. (jaapl.org)
  • #10 - Age, transvestism, bondage, and concurrent paraphilic activities in 117 fatal cases of autoerotic asphyxia. (northwestern.edu)