Gender presentation

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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.