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1996). These higher-scores were also

correlated with AIDS-

related stigma (Herek, 1995; Herek &

Glunt, 1991).

correlated with high religiosity, la

ck of personal contact with

gay men and lesbians, an adherence t

o traditional sex-role

attitudes, belief in a traditional f

amily ideology, and high

levels of dogmatism (Herek, 1987a, 1

987b, 1988, 1994; Herek &

Glunt, 1993; Greene & Herek, 1994; H

erek & Capitanio, 1995,

completed by Herek in 1988 and 1994.

Affiliates with a gay and

lesbian organization and supporters

of a local gay rights

initiative scored significantly lowe

r (at the extreme positive

end) on the ATLG while community res

idents opposing the

initiative scored much higher (at th

e extreme negative end).

Discriminant validity was suppo

rted through two studies

Nondiscrimination Policies, Workplace Discrimination, and Gay

Rights Initiatives

Although research regarding the discrimination of gays and

lesbians within certain professions has been conducted (Cullum,

1993; Crawford, 1999; Crawford, et. al, 1999; Irwin, 2002),

there exists a paucity of data regarding affective responses of

members within various professions to nondiscrimination

policies. Thus, the main concentration of this section pertains

to nondiscrimination and gay civil rights initiatives in

general.

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