Who Thinks Outside the Gender Box? Feminism, Gender Self-Esteem, and Attitudes toward Trans People

  title={Who Thinks Outside the Gender Box? Feminism, Gender Self-Esteem, and Attitudes toward Trans People},
  author={Sheila T. Brassel and Veanne N. Anderson},
  journal={Sex Roles},
Trans people are targeted with widespread prejudice and discrimination in the United States. In order to better understand this hostility, we examined how different gender beliefs (gender traditionalism, gender self-esteem, feminist attitudes, and feminist identity) are associated with cisgender heterosexual individuals’ trans prejudice. We found that cisgender heterosexual men reported more trans prejudice, more gender traditionalism, less feminist attitudes, and a weaker feminist identity… 
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