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“The Younger Generation”

The Deseret News published my letter, “The Younger Generation” on June 28, 2019.

“In her op-ed “The Reason Why Millennials May Actually be Conservative at Heart,” Kathleen Parker makes her point by painting the younger generation as more homophobic and less educated than previous generations, which she implies is a good thing, “… in a new GLAAD study shows that non-LBGTQ millennials’ comfort with the LGBTQ community has dipped.” She says that “these trends suggest a gradual migration towards traditional values and conservatism.” To Ms. Parker, I would contend that homophobia and willful ignorance are not values at all, and that for the most part, millennials reject these beliefs. Continue reading “The Younger Generation”