gender-bending: disguises of the 1980s

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Gender-bending: Male disguises of the 1980s

From Shakespeare to Shakespeare in Love, playwrights and filmmakers have delighted in disguising their female characters as men. Sometimes they have aimed for a realistic look and sometimes they’ve played it for laughs.

Then, of course, there are the actresses who have played male characters or cross-dressing characters.