In the context of D/s or kink, “forced” feminizationFeminization_(activity)#cite_note-1″>[1] or feminisation , also known as sissification, refers to the practice of dressing a submissive partner as a woman and/or encouraging or training them to act in a feminine or exaggeratedly feminine (“hyperfeminine”) manner. If assigned male at birth, the submissive partner may be called a “sissy.” Feminization may occur without a partner as a component of solo masturbation and/or through interactions with an online community.