Patrolling the Boundaries of Gender: Beliefs, Attitudes and Behaviors Toward Trans and Gender Diverse People in Portuguese Adolescents

  title={Patrolling the Boundaries of Gender: Beliefs, Attitudes and Behaviors Toward Trans and Gender Diverse People in Portuguese Adolescents},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Victoria Carrera-Fern{\'a}ndez and Ana-Elisa Armstrong de Almeida and Xos{\'e}-Manuel Cid-Fern{\'a}ndez and Pablo Vallejo-Medina and Yolanda Rodr{\'i}guez-Castro},
  journal={International Journal of Sexual Health},
  pages={40 - 56}
Abstract Objectives: This study had a double goal: (i) analyzing the beliefs, attitudes and behaviors of Portuguese adolescents regarding trans and gender diverse people; and (ii) validating the short version of the Genderism and Transphobia Scale. Methods: A sample of 1,005 Portuguese adolescents aged between 13 and 18 years took part in the study. Results: Results indicated that boys exhibited more negative attitudes toward trans and gender diverse people than girls did, and girls exhibited… 
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