Adults’ Attitudes About Gender Nonconformity in Childhood

  title={Adults’ Attitudes About Gender Nonconformity in Childhood},
  author={Rachel N. Thomas and Judith E. Owen Blakemore},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
This study examined attitudes about outcomes associated with childhood gender nonconformity. Participants were 518 undergraduate students (337 female; 181 male) at a midwestern university in the U.S. Participants were presented with 1 of 10 vignettes describing a target child (male or female) who varied in gendered traits, interests, and behaviors (strongly masculine, moderately masculine, neutral, moderately feminine or strongly feminine). They completed a 50-item questionnaire including… 

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