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The Secret Weekends at Casa Susanna

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In the early 1960’s Susanna Valenti and her wife Marie ran Casa Susanna  a popular weekend destination for cross-dressing men and transgender women. It was situated on a large private estate in the Catskills in NY in a town called Jewett where the two women also ran a wig store. Way ahead of its time Casa Susanna provided … Continue reading



The Chunta : where men have been dressing up like women for centuries

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  Queer filmmaker Genevieve Roudané debut documentary is a  fascinating study of a queer gang of gender-bending dancers fighting to exist in Chiapa de Corzo a remote small town in Mexico. To celebrate the old year ending and the New Year beginning the men dress up as women for a Fiesta night of dancing and … Continue reading



Born Risky : Grayson Perry meets E.J.

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Grayson Perry CBE RA  is a celebrated English artist who is known equally for his ceramic vases as for his cross-dressing. Winner of the prestigious Turner Prize considered the highest award for Art in the UK, Perry has become one of the most articulate forces behind the whole cross-dressing movement, even donning one of his favorite … Continue reading



Grayson Perry : Born Risky

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56 year old Grayson Perry CBE RA is a Turner Award winning artist who in 2008  was ranked number 32 in The Telegraph’s list of the “100 most powerful people in British culture“. Perry has also carved himself out quite career on British TV as a commentator on not only the society’s class divides but also … Continue reading



The New Girlfriend

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François Ozon means to grab your attention from the very first frame of this movie which shows a young bride in a wedding dress lying in a coffin surrounded by white roses and sobbing mourners. Standing besides David her husband is Claire who has been Laura’s best friend since childhood and she finishes her emotional … Continue reading



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