Gen Z boys and men more likely than baby boomers to believe feminism harmful, says poll

February 02, 2024

Boys and men from generation Z are more likely than older baby boomers to believe that feminism has done more harm than good, according to research that shows a “real risk of fractious division among this coming generation”. Peterson speaks up for “demoralised young men” and says Tate offers “forthright aggression” as an alternative to “cringing defeat”. On feminism, 16% of gen Z males felt it had done more harm than good. “Young men from disadvantaged communities hear a lot of talk around policies to tackle inequality and racial discrimination,” Brent said. “So, Black Lives Matter was important and touched on deep structural inequalities, but a lot of young men ask what difference does that make to me today.