Measuring Transgender Individuals’ Comfort With Gender Identity and Appearance

@article{Kozee2012MeasuringTI,
  title={Measuring Transgender Individuals’ Comfort With Gender Identity and Appearance},
  author={Holly B. Kozee and T. Tylka and L. Bauerband},
  journal={Psychology of Women Quarterly},
  year={2012},
  volume={36},
  pages={179 - 196}
}
  • Holly B. Kozee, T. Tylka, L. Bauerband
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Psychology of Women Quarterly
  • Our study used the construct of congruence to conceptualize the degree to which transgender individuals feel genuine, authentic, and comfortable with their gender identity and external appearance. In Study 1, the Transgender Congruence scale (TCS) was developed, and data from 162 transgender individuals were used to estimate the reliability and validity of its scores. Two factors emerged: Appearance Congruence and Gender Identity Acceptance. TCS total and subscale scores were internally… CONTINUE READING
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