- Informal. one, as a cross-dresser, that blurs differences between the sexes.
Origin of gender bender
First recorded in 1980–85
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Examples from the Web for gender-bending
Overseas, gender-bending models like Andrej Pejic and Lea T have been pushing boundaries on runways for a while.Transgender Model Carmen Carrera Says She Wants to Walk the Victoria’s Secret Show
November 12, 2013
He sits down with Marlow Stern at TIFF to discuss the gender-bending role, his own struggle with drugs, and ‘My So-Called Life.’Jared Leto on His Brilliant Performance as a Transsexual in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’
September 10, 2013
The 2016 presidential contest is shaping up to be the political equivalent of gender-bending.Will 2016 be for Republicans what 1988 was for Democrats?
April 8, 2013
But even his own show struggles to address his gender-bending style.‘The Avenue’ Star Gregory Gorgeous: Trapped in the YouTube Closet?
January 23, 2013
Isabel Wilkinson on what this means for gender-bending, female portrayals in the media—and why we should care.Andrej Pejic: The Model Barnes & Noble Didn't Want You to See
May 20, 2011