Avoiding Gender Deviance is a two-item measure on perceived importance of being dissimilar to typical members of the opposite sex.
Short Measure Warning Flag
1. How important is it for you to be dissimilar to typical members of the opposite sex?
2. To what extent is being dissimilar to typical members of the opposite sex an important part of who you are?
7-point Likert scale
Not at all - 1
A great deal - 7
Sanchez, D. T., Crocker, J., & Boike, K. R. (2005). Doing gender in the bedroom: Investing in gender norms and the sexual experience. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31(10), 1445-1455. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167205277333
Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework
Field Expert Input
Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing
Measure came from a peer-reviewed journal with a low impact score and/or inadequate information on psychometrics, but is an under-represented gender equality and empowerment construct