The Crossdressing Family Man Down The Block

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For a time, the Nadeau family had secret: the husband had a tendency to wear women's clothes. Then Doug Nadeau got sick — and after surgery, he became less inhibited, and became more public in his crossdressing. We learn how his wife came to understand his habits.

This story was produced by Eric Winick with Jay Allison and Larry Massett, and came to NPR from and, with support from the Open Studio Project and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.



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