Sir Lady Java coined “The Prettiest Man on Earth” back in the 1960s…WOW!

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Female impersonator, Sir Lady Java Creole born entertainer based in Los Angeles over 60 years. Friends to the Stars.

Saturday, June 18, 2016: Attended an incredible Celebration of ‪#‎TransPride‬ L.A. 2016 at the ‪#‎LGBT‬ Center on Schradder which Honored the Legendary ‪#‎SirLadyJava‬ with the “2016 ALEXIS RIVERA TRAILBLAZER AWARD”. ©ourtesy of http://bit.ly/1Xya56u | Sir Lady Java worked as a performer and female impersonator based in Los Angeles during the 1960s. This was in a time when the word transgender didn’t exists, Java was known as “The Prettiest Man on Earth”. At that time in Los Angeles, a law called Rule #9 made it illegal to “Impersonate by means of costume or dress a person of the opposite sex” and was used frequently by authorities to break up shows to arrest gay and trans people. As Continue reading

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Casa Susanna: Photos of a 1950s Transvestite Hideaway

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The Ladies All Gathered for Dinner & this photo opt.

Cross-dressing refers to the act of wearing clothing and other accoutrements commonly associated with the opposite sex within a particular society. Cross-dressing has been used for purposes of disguise, comfort, and as a literary trope in modern times and throughout history. It does not, however, necessarily indicate transgender identity.

Nearly every human society throughout history has expected distinctions to be made between males and females by the style, color, or type of clothing they are expected to wear, and likewise most societies have had a set of social norms, views, guidelines, or even laws defining what type of clothing is appropriate for each gender.

The term “cross-dressing” denotes an action or a behavior without attributing or implying any specific causes for that behavior. Some people automatically connect cross-dressing behavior to transgender identity or sexual, fetishist, and homosexual behavior, but the term itself does not imply any motives. – – continued on Wikipedia

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