The irrepressible need to dress, from time to time, in the manner of the other sex and thereby to experience sexual and emotional satisfaction. In a wider context, it can also be a part of the desire to assume the role of the other sex (transsexuality), and sometimes it can also be part of the desire of homosexuals to obtain a certain ‘kick’ from the clothing of the other sex. However, genuine transvestism occurs mainly in heterosexually inclined men, many of whom are married and have children.