A transvestite in another name for cross-dressing, when a person wears the clothes associated with the opposite sixth person who practices such kind of behavior is known to be a transvestite. The term transvestites are used in a variety of senses. To know about its different meanings, it becomes necessary to look into the reasons behind it.
Generally what happens to be the root cause is that everyone wants to be unique in his own way and so are his or her reasons for that. Some do it as a part of stress relief. While some on the other hand practice it just for comfort and style. However it’s not true at all that cross-dressers are heterosexual people. They can be great husbands and fathers.
Whenever people think of a cross-dresser, the picture that comes into thought is of a group of when dressed ridiculously in women attires or wearing breast plates. They find such people strange as well. But being a cross-dresser is not a disease. Every transvestite desires to live his/her life the way a normal human do. They are not different from anyone and therefore should not be ridiculed for it. It has been estimated that every 1 out of 10 humans is a cross-dresser.
Transvestites dressing have become a common sight especially in developed countries. Such kind of behavior or practices can also be easily observed in the fashion world. A major percentage of males have been indulged in wearing female clothes, doing make-up and all. Even women wear male associated brands. However cross-dressing is females is not that visible as it is when it comes to males. A woman dressed in pants is generally considered acceptable. Some are even ready for gender-reassignment. Although they adopt transvestites in private, they might fear ridicule if it is exposed to the common people who are a part of the society.
Due to increased desire in the minds of people for cross-dressing, a movement has been started to protect cross-dressers that will do the work of a protective shield to transvestite against any kind of discrimination or so. With the society growing towards modern approach, these laws will become more effective and will help these transvestites to live a life of their own. Society must realize that transvestites are not always a matter of personal choice. There can be certain genetic elements that force a normal human to seek the lifestyle of a different gender. One should only make statements when one has got familiar enough with a transvestite because half knowledge can be dangerous.