“Sylvester often hitchhiked around town while in female dress; such activity carried a risk of arrest and prosecution, for cross-dressing was then illegal in California. Although avoiding imprisonment for this crime, he was arrested for shoplifting on several occasions. He found work in a variety of different professions, including cooking in McDonald’s—where he was fired for refusing to wear a hairnet…”
I felt the same way when I cooked at restaurants. I hated wearing those hats.