Wikia

LGBT Project Wiki

En femme

4,913pages on
this wiki
Talk0

The term en femme is used in the transgender community, usually by male crossdressers, to describe wearing feminine clothing or expressing a feminine personality. The term is derived from the French, meaning literally "as a woman". Most crossdressers also use a femme (female) name whilst en femme.

Many transgender organizations hold en femme events, including holidays and cruises (such as the annual Tri-Ess "Holiday En Femme").

Many male cross-dressers correspondingly refer to their usual male presentation (boy-mode) as being en homme. "In drab" has also come to be used among some crossdressers in this way.

EnFemme is the name of a magazine for crossdressers which was published between 1987 and 1991.

See also Edit

References and further reading Edit

Template:LGBT slang

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki