Exposure to anti-LGBTQ+ Violence and the Adoption of Prosocial Political Attitudes Towards LGBTQ+ People

Exposure to anti-LGBTQ+ Violence and the Adoption of Prosocial Political Attitudes Towards LGBTQ+ People

Does indirect exposure to anti-LGBTQ+ violence perpetrated by civilians engender prosocial political attitudes toward LGBTQ+ people among the mass public? Anti LGBTQ+ violence may reflect heteronormative values among the mass public. Thus, these values may be resistant to introspection after high-profile anti-LGBTQ+ violence. However, social psychological insights suggest indirect exposure to violence against marginalized minority…