Experiences with Misgendering: Identity Misclassification of Transgender Spectrum Individuals

  title={Experiences with Misgendering: Identity Misclassification of Transgender Spectrum Individuals},
  author={Kevin A. McLemore},
  journal={Self and Identity},
  pages={51 - 74}
Relatively little is known about identity misclassification from the perspective of low-status, stigmatized groups. However, there are compelling reasons to examine misclassification from this perspective. This article reports data from two online studies that explore the affective and psychological correlates associated with gender misclassification of transgender spectrum individuals, referred to as misgendering. Study 1 (N = 115) demonstrates that misgendering is associated with more… 

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