Sex, Gender Identity, and Behavior Concerning Sex-related Clothing

  title={Sex, Gender Identity, and Behavior Concerning Sex-related Clothing},
  author={Leslie L. Davis},
  journal={Clothing and Textiles Research Journal},
  pages={20 - 24}
  • L. L. Davis
  • Published 1 March 1985
  • Psychology
  • Clothing and Textiles Research Journal
An individual's sex and the psychological concept of gender identity (masculinity and femininity) were used to predict the wearing of stereotypic sex-related clothing. Subjects consisted of 174 male and female students who completed the Bem Sex Role Inventory (Bem, 1974) and a Sex-related Clothing Inventory. The inventory tapped the extent to which the subjects wore stereotypic male-specific, female-specific, masculine, feminine, and neutral clothing. Sex per se was found to be a better… 

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