Dating gender roles
Also contrast with Easy Sex Change, which deals with idealized but realistic takes on the Transsexual experience. If the character belongs to a species that does this as regular thing, 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 and their gender identity with the female version of the character almost always being more extensively gender-coded than the male version. Finally, in accordance with the aforementioned Laws, as well as certain demographic reasons, male-to-female changes are more likely than female-to-male ones, and the rare female-to-male ones are usually less susceptible to the Three Laws of Gender Bending.
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A character has undergone a complete physical sex change, usually through magic or Applied Phlebotinum.
As you can see, the typical speed-dating event relies heavily on the “male approaches female” norm.
For the other events, men and women performed a Sadie Hawkins-like role reversal: men stayed in one place while women circulated around the room.
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 often), or even permanent.
Sometimes it's the same person, sometimes it's a man and woman sharing one body.
Men may be less picky not because they are men, but because societal norms require them to do the majority of the approaching in dating scenarios and that women’s selectivity derives from their ability to wait for potential suitors to come to them.
In other words, when you have the experience of lots of potential suitors approaching you, it’s a lot easier to be picky.