A character has undergone a complete physical sex change, usually through magic or Applied Phlebotinum. Depending on the medium, genre, and storyline, this may be a one-time temporary change, a recurring change causing the character to jump the gender line oftenor even permanent. Sometimes it's the same person, sometimes it's a man and woman sharing Gay incest stories tumblr body.
If a man and a woman swap bodies, it's a variant of "Freaky Friday" Flip.
Male-to-female transformations tend to vastly out the opposite when this trope is in play, probably due to Most Writers Are Male. The trope can be played many different ways.
It might be Played for LaughsPlayed for Dramaor even played for horror if Loss of Identity or an unusual amount of Squick is involved. Contrast with Rule 63 and Gender Fliptwo tropes generally related to "alternate" versions of characters who, In-Universehave always had the "opposite" gender from what the audience would expect. She's a Man in Japan is basically " Gender Flip via Localization", where Executive Meddling in a character's Boys turning into girls stories being changed to meet the perceived needs Valentines day sex stories another market.
But as with the aforementioned tropes, Gender Bender characters who ly wore a distinctive outfit may wear a Gendered Outfittailored to their new sex, after the change. Can lead to a Mister Seahorse plotline, though not nearly as often as one might expect; when it does especially Scrotum spanking stories the First Law of Gender-Bending is in playit is often part of a Babies Ever After epilogue, rather than an active part of the story.
Contrast with Transgender and Hermaphroditewhich are real-life phenomena though on rare occasions, a Gender Bender character might turn into a hermaphrodite instead of, strictly speaking, the "opposite sex"; also, Gender Bender stories can intersect with transgender characters, by having someone transition unexpectedly by magic, or have the experience of being gender-changed bring a transgender character out of denial. Not to mention all the possibilities of using Gender Bender stories as metaphors for transgender identity Also contrast with Easy Sex Changewhich deals with idealized but somewhat realistic takes on the Transgender experience.
Not related to Was Once a Man. If the character belongs to a species that does this as a regular thing or explicitly has a superpower that grants them that same property, see Sex Shifter. Note that the definition of "gender" being used here and in most TV Tropes trope names refers to both a character's physical sex and their gender identity with the female version of the character Bdsm cunt punishment stories always being more extensively gender-coded than the male version. This may lead to a Sobriquet Sex Switch.
Finally, in accordance with the aforementioned Laws, as well as certain demographic reasonsmale-to-female changes are far more likely than Pregnancy belly expansion stories ones, and the rare female-to-male ones are usually less susceptible to the Three Laws of Gender Bending.
In social justice circles, this trope is criticized for its implication that sex and gender are the same thing, as well as for excluding non-binary people. Others find it good as an exploration of gender's fluidity.
Though this trope has been used in media for decades, the name most likely came from the season one episode of The X-Files of the same name that features murderous beings that can change their sex at will to seduce their victims. Not to be confused with Animal Gender-Benderwhich deals with putting sex specific animal features on both genders. Hot grindr stories Showcase More.
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I thought you were a scientist! In one Mountain Dew commercial, a guy finds out his car remote can transform objects.
Since he just broke up with his girlfriend, he conveniently uses it to turn his best friend into a hot girl. The implications of said commercial are very disturbing. A series of Italian "Coloured is better" laundry commercials play this as a joke. The first has a woman throwing her pencil-necked white partner into the washing machine after he fails to seduce her, and he emerges as a sexy, muscled black man. The second has her partner throw her in after comparing her to models in a gentleman's magazine — and she emerges as a sexy, muscled black man.
There are two commercials for Snickers, each featuring a rather cranky Aretha Franklin amongst a group of young men. Annoyed by her, they tell her that every time she gets hungry, she turns into a diva, and offer her a Snickers bar. After taking the first bite, it turns out that she is a Clean sheets stories man Amputee fiction story, who literally turned into a diva.
In fact, the campaign started with a Super Bowl spot where a guy turns into Betty White. There have been quite a few of these during the Snickers "You're not you when you're hungry" campaign. In a Doritos commercial three men are watching football while sharing a bag Pregnet sex stories Doritos. They discover that biting down on a Dorito while making a wish makes said wish come true.
Sisters masturbation stories first man ends up with a sack full of gold coins, the second having his father tell him he's proud of him and the third turns into a beautiful blonde woman. Interestingly the ad makes it clear that this isn't the result of a wish going wrong or someone else's wish, with the woman coming across as very satisfied with the.
Card Games. Munchkin includes at least one Gender Bender card in each iteration, and sometimes two!
Might come in handy if you're a low-level and poorly-geared male facing a deadly Husband swapping stories Comic Books. She is a clone of Peter Parker, implanted with his memories and genetically modified in vitro to be female and develop additional powers.
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She confessed that along with inheriting Peter's memories, she is still in love with Mary Jane Watson. X-Men examples: Supporting character Courier has the power of complete control of his body's cells, allowing for shapeshifting as well as other abilities. While undercover as a woman, he was discovered Boys turning into girls stories Mr.
Sinister and injected with drugs that would cause his body to break down. Gambit made a deal with Sinister to have Courier stabilized, and Sinister kept up his end of the bargain — but didn't know Courier was originally male. The female form is now Courier's default form. Due to a consciousness transfer to a cloned Erotic beach stories gone slightly askew, Sinister himself is now Miss Sinister. And now Misters Sinister.
And then back to a Miss, this time in a stolen body. At this point Sinister is more of a consciousness that occupies whatever body or bodies it needs. Lesbian mormon stories Flight member Walter Langkowski spent several years as "Wanda," due to Male to female transformation sex stories possessed a dead female teammate's body. Iron Man is even subjected to this; his armor which, at this point, is partially fused with his body gets hijacked by Ultron and reshaped into the image of Janet van Dyne, Ultron's "mother".
After it's undone, the entire Mighty Avengers team teases him about it. The Skrulls are a race of shapeshifters. Skrulls changing into other genders have been seen from their very first appearance the four Skrulls that attempted to replace the Fantastic Four were all male. It's just Abduction bondage stories nobody had noticed the detail or thought on it until the example below. One obvious application of the Skulls' inherent ability didn't come to light at Girl in diaper stories, in canon until the male Skrull Xavin turned up in Runaways and asked for Karolina's hand in marriage.
Karolina, being a lesbian, refused Loki of The Mighty Thor spent some time in a Erotic stories with dogs body eventually revealed to be that of the goddess Sif ; he eventually returned to his usual body. In Loki's solo bookwhile male most of the time, they can and do flip gender at will. They spent weeks in female form infiltrating Lorelei's band of thieves, then a few issues later flipped genders AGAIN to gain the trust of the Angels, in an all-female society, and didn't bother to switch back for Blackmail humiliation stories rest of the miniseries.
Odin even refers to them as his child who is both his son and daughter at least on two occasions.
This continues in the jerks next solo book too, complete with a character joking about Loki becoming America's first female president. Supervillain Superia plans to establish "Femizonia" — a Awoken dragon dragon story utopia from which she will Take Over the World.
Captain America and his allies infiltrate her base to stop her, but Cap and Paladin are captured at one point, and subjected to Superia's feminization process. She believes that, as women, the heroes will see the light and Swinger audio stories cause.
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The two male heroes are rescued before the process does anything to them, however. Unfortunately, he was unable to alter her body to resemble his old one until he solved her murder and put her soul at rest. This led to various comical scenes with Shade experiencing the Male Gazehis first period and sex as a woman.
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