A new Ipsos poll has found that Gen Z is significantly more likely to identify as LGBTQ+ than their older counterparts.

The LGBT+ Pride 2021 Global Survey polled 19,000 individuals in 27 countries, with respondents varying in ages anywhere from 16 to 74
The survey found Gen Z participants were 4 times as likely to identify as transgender, non-binary, non-conforming, gender-fluid, or 'other than male or female.'
Also, 68% of Gen Z respondents identified as heterosexual vs. 78%, 84%, and 87% for millennials, Gen X, and baby boomers, respectively.

57% of Americans said they know a 'relative, friend, or co-worker' who is lesbian or gay.
30% know one who is bisexual, and 14% know one who is transgender, non-binary, non-conforming, or gender-fluid.

Ipsos' results are consistent with other recent polling that shows Gen Z is consistently more diverse in its gender and sexual identities than older generations.
'The rigid lines around gender and sexuality are just opening up for everybody,' said Professor Phillip Hammack, director of UC Santa Cruz's Sexual and Gender Diversity Laboratory, to the Washington Post in February 2021.
'[Young people are] leading this revolution, and they’re forcing scientists to take a closer look.'

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