Thomas Ernest Boulton and Frederick William Park were two Victorian cross-dressers and suspected homosexuals who appeared as defendants in a celebrated trial in London in 1871, charged "with conspiring and inciting persons to commit an unnatural offence". After the prosecution failed to establish that they had anal sex, which was then a crime, or that wearing women's clothing was in any sense a crime, both men were acquitted. Ernest Boulton (1848-1904) was the son of a stockbroker. From childhood he liked wearing female ...

Stella 2016, Oberon Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781783198368

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