Kōrero: Gender diversity

Cross-dressing for a party, 1955

Cross-dressing for a party, 1955

Dressing in the style of the other gender has been popular throughout history. These Christchurch men pose proudly for the camera before heading to a party in 1955.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Derrick Hancock Collection
Reference: PAColl-9297-22

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Johanna Schmidt, 'Gender diversity - Cross-dressers, drag queens and kings', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/28882/cross-dressing-for-a-party-1955 (accessed 26 February 2021)

He kōrero nā Johanna Schmidt, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jul 2015