, also called pinaforing
, is a type of forced feminization
that involves dressing a boy in girls' clothing to punish him humiliatingly or to change his behavior. The term also describes the literature, erotic fiction, and roleplaying fantasies involving the practice. While this practice is rare in modern society (because the humiliation of children has become socially unacceptable), it has occasionally been observed. However, the terms "petticoating" and "pinaforing" nearly always describe the sexual fantasy, not the actual practice.
There is some evidence that "petticoat punishment" has occasionally been used as a form of discipline
, with credible stories of such going back at least to Victorian times
. They often involve the male being feminized into a sissy
(the term used to describe a feminized male) by a powerful female presence (often a mother or aunt) in front of his cousins, sisters, or in some cases, girls of his own age whom he had offended by his boorish behavior.
Petticoating roleplay may include being forced to wear makeup and to carry dolls, purses, and other items... Read More