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Edited by on June 12 2012 at 10:25 AM

While there are certainly more instances of men dressed as or portraying women in film than the alternative, those depictions are not always positive. Either played for laughs or for fear, Hollywood has a rich history of sexual exploitation, but the following films offer more than just a boy in a dress. 

Ed Wood in Glen or Glenda (1953)

Originally intended to be a film about transsexual pioneer Christine Jorgensen, noted transvestite/worst movie director of all time Ed Wood instead made a piece about cross-dressing, advocating tolerance.


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Story by Lester Brathwaite

I was center square from 1969 to 1978, during which I perfected the art of the zing as well as a crippling cocaine addiction. Bea Arthur was responsible for both. @LesFabian lester dot brathwaite at gmail

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