The Development and Validation of the Genderism and Transphobia Scale

  title={The Development and Validation of the Genderism and Transphobia Scale},
  author={Darryl B. Hill and Brian L. B. Willoughby},
  journal={Sex Roles},
A series of three studies were conducted to develop and validate a scale to measure violence, harassment, and discrimination toward cross-dressers, transgenderists, and transsexuals. In Study 1, we developed the Genderism and Transphobia Scale (GTS). In Study 2, we established the GTS's ability to predict parents' reactions to either a gender conforming or a gender non-conforming boy or girl. Correlations between the GTS and scales that assess homophobia and gender role ideologies suggest… 

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