Cross-Dressing Characters Throughout most of Swedish film history, the most common type of cross-gender performance has been characters who, within the world of the film, decide to don the clothes of another gender. Archived from the original on April 3, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. As societies are becoming more global in nature, both men's and women's clothing are adopting styles of dress associated with other cultures. An observer who sees through the cross-dresser's attempt to pass is said to have read or clocked them.
The Stockholm daily newspaper Aftonbladet described the scene:
Not sure? The Monty Python comedy troupe donned frocks and makeup, playing female roles themselves while speaking in falsetto. Meyerowitz, Joanne.
Cross-dressing Gender variance Transvestism.