Staggering Percentage of Gen Z Women Identify as LGBT, Survey Shows

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Tre Goins Phillips

More than one-in-five members of Generation Z now identify as LGBT, with close to 30% of generational women falling into that category, according to new data released this week by Gallup.

Roughly 22% of young adults ages 18 to 26 self-identified as LGBT, a higher percentage than the nearly one-in-10 Millennials—ages 27 to 42 years old—who identified as such, and even greater than the 5% of Generation X, 2% of Baby Boomers, and 1% of the Silent Generation who claimed such identities.

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Taken as a whole, 7.6% of adults in the general population identified last year as part of the LGBT community. Slightly more than 85% of those polled identified as heterosexual.

Jeffrey Jones, a senior editor for Gallup, told NBC News the uptick is largely driven by Gen Z women.

“That’s where a lot of the growth seems to be happening,” he said.

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The explosion of LGBT-identified youth comes as many on the left and even in federal government agencies—like the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—have pushed for LGBT ideologies to be hoisted upon children and teenagers.

As CBN News reported in early 2023, the CDC released materials at the time urging public school educators and administrators to embrace LGBT causes, all in the name of inclusivity. The agency provided a “self-assessment tool” to help school officials determine just how supportive they are of sexual minorities.

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