Attitudinal and individual differences influence perceptions of mock child sexual assault cases involving gay defendants.

@article{Wiley2013AttitudinalAI,
  title={Attitudinal and individual differences influence perceptions of mock child sexual assault cases involving gay defendants.},
  author={Tisha R. A. Wiley and Bette L. Bottoms},
  journal={Journal of homosexuality},
  year={2013},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={734-49}
}
Many people hold negative attitudes and stereotypes about gay men, including the stereotype that gay men are likely to be child molesters. This article explored the implications of this stereotype for judgments made in a hypothetical legal case involving child sexual abuse accusations against a male teacher by either a male or female victim. Mock jurors who… CONTINUE READING