“I was going through a period where I was getting all these weird emails and texts asking me to dress like a girl.
I had to wear my girl stuff, but I didn’t want to be a boy.
I was also being forced to do things that were uncomfortable.”
– David Hirst”I felt that I had a lot of guilt for being who I was.
It was a really uncomfortable period.
I felt like I had become a man and I had been denied my full humanity.”
– Dan Pinto “I just felt like my body had become too heavy and it was time to change.”
– Kevin Cawthorne “The thing I really wanted to do was dress up as a girl.”
– Jason Voorhees”It was really hard to get my head around what it meant to be masculine, because I had this image of myself as a macho dude who was kind of intimidating and dominant.
I couldn’t just say no.
I could feel myself saying no to everything.”
– Ryan Seacrest”When I wore a dress I didn’ understand why, but it wasn’t about me.
It wasn’t my style.
It didn’t fit me.
I needed to look a little more masculine.”
– Josh Wigler”I feel like I’m not a guy, and I’m going to change my identity.”
– James Franco “I feel a lot more feminine, more confident, more comfortable, and like my masculinity has become the dominant identity in my life.”
– Stephen Fry “I felt like it was a great time to embrace who I am, which I am.”
– Chris Evans”When you’re a man who is a feminist and who is able to identify with that, it’s like you have more control over your body, and it’s more comfortable to be out there with that.”
– Ellen Page “I definitely felt more feminine.”
– Kate Moss “I kind of felt like a man was saying no.
It felt like the gender binary was being broken, but we’re still just fighting for that binary.
I think that’s the best part about being a woman, because it feels like it’s not a choice.
It’s not something that can be easily changed.”
– Sarah Jessica Parker “I really felt like in that moment I was finally doing something about the gender thing.”
– Jennifer Garner “It was about acceptance and making space for who I really am.”
(The Guardian) “I wanted to be more feminine.
I wanted to fit in.
I just felt that there was this other side to me.”
– Julia Roberts “I have always been comfortable in my own skin, and so I think being more feminine and embracing myself has really helped me to find my place in the world.”
– Gwyneth Paltrow “I thought about it in my head, and then I just started to dress the way I want to wear it, which is a dress that fits me.”
(Instagram) “You feel like you’re really embracing yourself, and the idea of you just wearing this dress is like, wow.
I’m finally going to show you who you are, I’m actually a really happy girl.”
(Kardashian) “That feeling is kind of like the most liberating thing, because you are showing you are a woman.”
– Amanda Seyfried “I think I was kind in the moment.”
– Lena Dunham “I wasn’t comfortable in the way that I was wearing it, but the feeling of wearing a dress and seeing myself as this feminine, feminine woman, that I am now really happy and I feel more comfortable.”
– Kristen Bell “I actually did it in the shower.
It just felt so freeing, it felt like, I don’t have to be afraid of myself anymore.
I don’ think I could’ve done that with my whole body.”
– Jessica Alba “It feels really liberating.
I’ve had a hard time embracing who I actually am.”
“The whole thing has been so surreal.
It feels really freeing.
I feel like there is a lot that has been hidden.”
– Emily Blunt “I’m just a normal girl.”
“I didn’t feel like my gender identity was being called into question.”
“Being a man in my body feels like being called out.”
“It’s not like I need to hide.
I can still wear what I want.
I have my own identity.
I really feel like this is my own personal space.”
– Amy Schumer “I don’t think I’m a man. I didn