Gen Z’s gender divide serves as a cautionary tale

Gen Z’s gender divide serves as a cautionary tale


Conventional wisdom holds that older generations tend to support right-leaning parties and possess more socially conservative beliefs, while younger generations tend to move, as a bloc, toward the left. This trend is particularly true among Millennial voters, or roughly those between the ages of 25 and 40. They were the first generation in the United States and the United Kingdom to buck the post-war trend of growing more conservative with age.

But the youngest generation is going through a dramatic shift. Alice Evans, a senior lecturer at King’s College London, claims there is a “great gender divergence” occurring among those under 30. Evans’ data reveals a growing political divide between young women ages 18 to 29 and their male counterparts. From an ideological standpoint, Gen

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