Anti-transgender prejudice: a structural equation model of associated constructs.

@article{Tebbe2012AntitransgenderPA,
  title={Anti-transgender prejudice: a structural equation model of associated constructs.},
  author={Esther N. Tebbe and Bonnie Moradi},
  journal={Journal of counseling psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={
          251-261
        }
}
This study aimed to identify theoretically relevant key correlates of anti-transgender prejudice. Specifically, structural equation modeling was used to test the unique relations of anti-lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) prejudice; traditional gender role attitudes; need for closure; and social dominance orientation with anti-transgender prejudice. Social desirability was controlled as a covariate in the model. Analyses of data from 250 undergraduate students indicated that anti-LGB prejudice… 

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