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When Cross-dressers Do Drag

Since starting ‘Style Me Quirky’ (the transgender dressing-service that walks on the wild side of cross-dressing) in 2009, I’ve noticed an ever increasing demand in my transvestite/ cross-dresser clients wanting to ‘do Drag’.

‘Drag’: ‘to wear the clothes normally associated with the opposite gender.’

That definition sounds more like cross-dressing to me. Which I would define as being:

‘Cross-dressing’: ‘to wear the clothes normally associated with the opposite gender and to attempt a natural, realistic, convincing, feminine appearance.’

So ‘Drag’ is closer to an abbreviation of ‘Drag queen’. Personally I think ‘Drag’ covers the trashy middle-ground of being a bit more dramatic, experimental and creative than the average ‘cross-dresser look’, but not in the same league as true Drag queens like RuPaul, Lady Bunny or Lily Savage with their huge wigs and professional entertainment acts.

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The latest issue of Transliving is now available and contains the usual mixture, 84 pages of great reading and fabulous photos from Trans people all over the world. We feature the stunning Vesna from Prague on the cover and you can read her amazing story and see lots more photos inside. This issue also includes fabulous features on washing your wig, regular reader Chelsea tells us what she feels an ideal woman should be. Pops from Stylemequirky talks about cross-dressers and drag. We also hear from a Trans-Actress and have an interview with a specialist voice therapist. PLUS all our usual sections on where to go out in our Scene Guide, TV/TS Contacts, Events, readers' personal real-life stories & experiences, advice on fashion, makeup & image styling, Information, Support and so much more!.... With so much going on it’s no surprise that Transliving is THE go to magazine for the Transgender community and their friends and lovers all over the world! Do you want to be featured in a future issue? Contact shane@transliving.org.uk and who knows you could be the star of our next issue! Happy Reading!
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