Reviving Androgyny: A Modern Day Perspective on Flexibility of Gender Identity and Behavior
Volume: 76, Issue: 9, Pages: 592 - 603
Published: May 1, 2017
Bem’s conceptualization of psychological androgyny introduced a new way of thinking in which crossing gender boundaries was seen as an adaptive form of flexibility that promoted better psychological adjustment. However, the research linking androgyny and adjustment was mixed, and unfortunately, flexibility was not adequately measured and was seldom investigated. Because of the failure to assess flexibility, the underlying issue remains...