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…

Protest and Community Response to Police-Involved Killing in the Age of Black Lives Matter?

Protest and Community Response to Police-Involved Killing in the Age of Black Lives Matter?

Largely, community response to police killings are rare events, even in the communities in which they are common occurrences. In this paper, we explore two years of police killings to identify the conditions present when communities push back.  What are the factors that lead to protest or community response following a police killing? This study…