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IN FEMALE ATTIRE: MALE EXPERIENCES OF CROSS-DRESSING—SOME HISTORICAL FRAGMENTS

Peter Farrer
WithMale experiences of cross-dressing— some historical fragments

One evening at the tea table my sister read from a periodical called Modern Society about a young man dressed as a girl…Later I had the paper to myself, and, enjoying tremendous excitement, read a page or two of readers’ correspondence on “effeminate men”…By the time I was fourteen I had got hold of another periodical, Photo Bits, which devoted itself almost entirely to encouraging this trait and the pleasures of birching.