A new survey shows that although widely considered to be the most accepting of generations, the LGBT movement is falling out of favor with millennials and younger Americans.
According to The Accelerating Acceptance report, conducted by The Harris Poll for the LGBT advocacy group GLAAD, survey respondents who were in the 18–34 age bracket reported that they were much less tolerant of LGBT men and women than they were in surveys taken the previous two years.
The organization has been tracking this sentiment to measure “the state of America’s hearts and minds when it comes to accepting LGBT people,” their website states.
The report was released ahead of Friday’s 50th anniversary of what many see as the inception of the modern LGBT movement in the U.S., the Stonewall riots in New York City.
Young people ages 18-34 were the only age group to see a decline in positive feelings toward LGBT individuals.