Casey Plett’s McSweeny’s column, Balls Out, is a funny, honest take on being a “dude” with a propensity for wearing women’s clothing. Casey is taking estrogen and testosterone-suppressors and will likely transition to being a woman within the next year. I feel like this latest piece, The Young Man’s Guide to Wearing and Shopping for Women’s Clothes for the First Time, is very relevant to your / our interests.
Here is an excerpt from Step 8:
“WARNING: Do not under any circumstances go to the dress section. Do not look at the dress section. Do not think about dresses. Men gather fat in their belly, women in their butt and thighs, therefore, skirts will probably be the easiest for you to pull off. There’s also the broad shoulder factor. So stop looking at the fucking dresses, unless one of the following three apply: a) You are tiny of frame and weight (in which case Step 8 may not apply to you, also, you are an asshole.) b) You are rich in self-esteem. c) You have a lot more Xanax in your pocket. “
Don’t miss the first six parts of Balls Out!