Gender presentation

From Susan's Place Transgender Resources
Revision as of 14:47, 23 May 2012 by Emelye (Talk | contribs) (removed stub designation, added link to "gender role")

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

Gender presentation is the totality of the physical cues (visible and invisible) and actions which are percieved by others to declare a person's gender. It is the physical manifestation of gender roles. Gender presentation is highly flexible (it does not rely on expensive surgery) and may be varied for a wide variety of reasons.

The change of gender presentation can readily be accomplished partly through a change of clothes and appropriate makeup. With modulation of voice and affect, the person can effect a convincing change in gender presentation.

Discuss