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Although it's her day off work, Beth Looking for crossdresser dressed for the office: She's having a sandwich in a southside Dublin pub and no one pays attention when she walks towards the toilet, except for a middle-aged couple in the corner who giggle and nudge each other. She's wearing women's clothes, but Beth is a year-old male civil servant, out for the day 'en-femme'. She's single, straight and hopes to get married, "eventually".

It's an unwritten rule in the transvestite community that people are called by their female names, even when dressed as men, but I had to suspend disbelief Looking for crossdresser as I shook hands with Amanda, a no-nonsense Dublin male in his 50s. Later, I spoke to Looking for crossdresser, a year-old separated craftsman who lives in Cork and wants to meet a woman for a serious relationship.

The reactions are mixed, but generally result in the same conclusion. I'd rather be single and honest than go through the torture of living a lie again".

Looking for crossdresser term transvestite covers a broad spectrum of men, lifestyles, family circumstances, professions and trades. A sizeable proportion of the Looking for crossdresser community in Ireland consists of straight men, many married. Among married transvestites, many cross-dress secretly, fearful of being discovered Looking for crossdresser their partner or children, while others are supported and encouraged to dress by their wives.

Doctors, IT consultants, taxi-drivers, builders, lawyers, aged anywhere between 18 and 70; 'dressing' crosses all age and social barriers. They're known as T-girls, gurls, cross-dressers, transvestites, TVs, trannies and, more obscurely, as she-males or he-shees. They have their own lingo -- 'passing' or 'convincing' means successfully passing as a female when out; 'being clocked' means being recognised as a men dressed as a woman.

TH is one of a number of private Dublin clubs catering for transvestites. It's a veritable velvet underground, its sofas and flock wallpaper providing a glamorous backdrop for Dublin's more adventurous trannies. Other clubs include the long-running Gemini club on the northside and Bunty's Boudoir in Dun Laoghaire.


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