There is no settled definition of crossdressing. Does it apply to both men and women? Could it mean just wearing an item that’s supposed to be for the sex opposite that of the wearer? How does it operate as verb or a noun? Crossdressing begs reification as it goes more mainstream.
Crypto currency is now mainstream. More and better exchanges, crypto wallets, banks and services are cropping up. Now you can work with real money & crypto. Here's a simple guide.
Both factually and in fiction, the "contented bachelor" has been either a trope or a lifestyle choice of odd individuals, a few who performed remarkable feats. Men feature more strongly than women in being singletons who excelled - were they gay? Incels? Why?
Something can crack while being a man and male gendered. But it doesn't mean becoming a woman. It can mean moving beyond the confines of gender specific norms, because of isolation, buried tendencies and to make life more interesting in a new social trend.
Here are at least 10 stocks for you to consider. Some of them may be obvious. But it's also about having an ethical portfolio. What stocks should you reject and why? Choose wisely. Markets can go up and down and investments remain risky.
Modern day woke culture on the transgender spectrum puts down opposition with "transphobe" terminology. But MTF heterosexual crossdressers do face palpable barriers in their relationships with women and it's useful to face up to these fears at a time of increasing loneliness and gender confusion.
At a time when hosiery for men is being discussed it has become accepted for men to wear leggings in public. Billy Crystal wore them as long ago as 1989 in "When Harry Met Sally". Leggings for men is still in its early days, but this quiet revolution may be faster than it took women to wear pants.
"Allahu Akbar!" The call to prayer through loudspeakers is now being established in the West. It has met opposition in countries where such amplified noise was allowed or requested in the past. Should we complain or embrace a new diversity?
The LGBT movement is beginning to lose its T. Why? There is now a raging battle about how women should be defined and whether men are colonising women's spaces in a way that defeats aspects of what the feminist movement stood for.
About the author? Show them your credentials? Yours Truly is the professor of Y at X institute, majored as a chorus girl and won Miss Universe before becoming a leading expert, billionaire and celebrity that you should all take seriously?
Bread-makers or bread machines are now extremely versatile but you may rely on it to churn out your favourite breakfasts on a weekly basis. Using the dough recipes may allow greater flexibility to produce the freshest, tastiest breads for your meals.
Many fashion conscious men wonder if they can try women's shoes. The answer is a qualified yes, but you should choose wisely based on style and budget as well as practical concerns. Here's some categories to consider.
Modern shaving culture encourages plastic waste, expensive cartridges, creams, packaging, pollution and costs time and money. Solutions that are cheaper and don't make life difficult are still around.
We revel in the cultures of many countries but what are the top five most influential countries in that context? You may not be happy with my personal list and why.
Some women love their underwear. Hosiery retailers struggle to maintain sales in a fluctuating fashion climate and reveal what they think about men who appreciate women's lingerie products but not in quite the same way.
Phobias are meant to be medical terms, not insults to shut down debate and stymie free speech. It seems that many of the most popular and infamous phobias represent a new kind of social justice blasphemy that you violate at pain of losing your job. Meanwhile, we still need real insults.
Whereas some men are exploring women's lingerie for personal use, bodysuits are relatively unknown. Here we highlight a woman's bodysuit also popular with some men as outerwear or thermal wear, in the light of a more expensive bodysuit also reviewed in a prominent lingerie blog by men.
Women’s shoes are sexist for two reasons. Sometimes bad styles may be coercive, but it is also often by choice.
With single-use disposable plastic being a large part of women's sanitary products, there has been a slow but steadily increasing resistance to find alternatives that are less wasteful and disappear rather than accumulating in the environment.
At the beginning of the 19th century there were an estimated 30 million bison across the plains of North America. At the end, there were a few hundred. There is renewed potential for bison to replace cattle across the great plains as a source of sustainable beef and to re-wild North America.
Women's backs work differently from men. Women are probably better adapted at balance and keep straighter frames than men while carrying things off their spines or on their heads. You won't see much of this now, but many images from the past reveal some real wonder women and what they could do.
MTF crossdressing seems to be on the increase, especially for men who experiment with women's clothing without doing drag. It may be slightly crazy but women have been doing this for years, so what could be the attraction?
Weight loss is a popular subject. Understanding physiology, psychology and using apps can help you to keep the calories off.
Did Voltaire say something half suicidal in the name of free speech? Well, those were the attitudes that Tom Paine ran with though revolutions made in the name of toppling tyrannical governments also resulted in huge bloodshed. Things were relatively more bloodless in the UK.
Severn Suzuki took to a world stage in 1992 to promote wildlife and the environment. No-one seems to have heard what she had to say. Will another teenager taking to the stage make a difference?
So what are your pronouns? Do you actually care? Misgendering is more of a problem if you identify a real woman as a man or vice versa based on misinterpreted cues.
A bridge camera has a versatile fixed lens and is cheaper and lighter to carry for a traveller. Here’s one of the best created.
LGBT has a proud history but the lexicon of sexualities keeps growing from that, to LGBTQIA and counting. Many of those in that spectrum are getting as confused as "hetero-normative" that is itself splitting up.
There is a growing trend where men are choosing to adopt feminine fashion. This follows a century in which women have been embracing or have begun to dominate spheres traditionally occupied by men. This cross gender sartorial appropriation is underpinned by technology as well as culture.
Men in black are taking over the world. They all look the same.
Although lipsticks for men are now increasingly available, there is an existing and growing male market based on similar products such as tinted lip balm given lip moisturization has been a necessity with both sexes for health reasons.
YouTube stopped working for many smaller content producers in 2018 when they put up restrictions on video monetisation. Their policies reward videos unequally and help to erase certain types of deserving quality content by busy, creative souls.
High street stores are falling like dominos while survivors race to get online
Men do buy panties, not just for their significant other. M&S reviews offers a mine of unexplored data and explanations as to why some men choose women's underwear. Up to 20% of some categories have male reviewers.
Finding women’s shoes that fit, is not easy.
The late, great Kenny Everett, one of Britain’s greatest comedy acts once featured a sketch where two men encounter each other through a computer dating system called “meet a mate”. They bear the names Lesley Phillips and Hillary Mason –...