An influential lobby group forwomenscotland included a detailed objection to this in their submission which is an example of how confusing the language is becoming. Initially formed to oppose changes to the Gender Recognition Act they have found a new outlet now that has been shelved.
While male skirt wearing does not strictly come under crossdressing of this definition, so many realistically still see it that way and it seems amiss to have "no place in law for the protection of" for a man wearing clothes customarily considered feminine, whether from verbal or physical harassment, discrimination in workplaces. I think many would support protection for fashion freedom within limits of decency and would be welcomed to have clarity in such laws if passed. This is nothing to do with right to use single sex facilities, again not a debate we need to have here.Cross-dressing is at best a fashion statement and at worst the public enactment of a male
fetish to wear items of clothing, particularly lingerie, typically worn by women. There should
be no place in law for the protection of either, and particularly not a sexual fetish that is a
primary paraphilia of sex offenders
The last half sentence particularly is a perception we can very much do away with.