How to Spot a Sodomite

Mark Simpson reviews some famous Victorian bum holes in Neil McKenna’s Fanny & Stella  (the Independent) “I had never seen anything like it before… I do not in my practise ever remember to have seen such an appearance of the anus, as those of the prisoners presented.” So testified Dr Paul in shocked tones at the trial of Frederick Park and Ernest Boulton, two young, crossdressing clerks charged with sodomy in 1870 – a crime that then carried a penalty of a lifetime’s penal servitude. Park and […]

Cross Dressed Trending in Japan

Perhaps if Gerard Butler was Japanese he might take up cross-dressing as a strategy for staying youthful instead of appearing in L’Oreal ads. And if you think it might harm his action hero career it doesn’t appear to have held James Franco back — reportedly he’s been offered the role of Jason Bourne in the Bourne series, replacing Mutton Damon. From last week’s Japan Times about the rise in popularity of cross-dressing there — male and female: ‘He’s a 52-year-old medical doctor who goes by the […]