If they don't ''talk'' regularly on mic then odds are.. You would be shocked to find out who have sported either male or female outfits and were actually the other gender in real life. but if thats how they want to play home then thats fine. who cares? options are there for us and thats a good thing.
Ok so I didn't bother reading thru any of this, but thought I'd give my thoughts on the matter. Well first off I'm a male who plays as a female in Home probably about 30% of the time. Why do I do it? Hmm, well sometimes I just wanna feel sexy of course.. I really dunno the exact reason as I don't feel the need to dress up in women's clothes in real life.. yea just don't care to analyze it that much. That being said, I got no problems with other males who play females in Home, but and a big BUT I do care if they try to pass themselves off as real females. Meaning, if someone tries to fool or trick me into believing they are a real woman. I never have and never would try to decieve someone this way. All my friends know I'm a guy and any new people I might meet while playing a female avatar I always make sure to throw it in as quickly as possible that I'm not really a girl.. I'll get it across one way or the other. Maybe my whole philosophy here doesn't make sense, but it is what it is. In the end, PS Home is just a game to me, however I think to a lot of ppl it's the majority of their social life so I can see how it's much more important to them that people represent themselves 100% accurately. It's true that there's a lot of folks in Home, for one reason or another, get very emotionally involved in the world that Sony has created.
Having played games as a female character such as Jill Valentine, I don't think there's anything unusual about switching to a female avatar. I'd never try to pass myself off as a female, but Home is basically a fantasy game, so if someone else wants to pretend, it makes no difference to me; I'm not out to score in the first place.