40% of Millennials Think Teen Sex, Casual Sex and Gay Sex Are Immoral

The Public Religion Research Institute just released a broad survey they conducted among 2,314 adults born between 1980 and 1997, and the aggregate of my generation's social opinions feel—as they tend to—alternately progressive and tremendously retrograde. » 3/30/15 10:50am Monday 10:50am

Millennials Try (Sometimes Fail) to Give Future Kids The Sex Talk

You know how you're always saying you could give your kids (who you might not have yet) a better sex talk than the one your parents gave you? Well BuzzFeed put some millennials to the test and the results are...I'm just going to say "they cut your stomach open" is maybe not the best way to describe things. » 1/20/15 8:30pm 1/20/15 8:30pm

Are Millennials to Blame for Everything? An Investigation (But Yes)

Millennials! We already know they don't know how to love and are awful at sewing and button repair. But the dark powers of the younger generation are just beginning to be fully understood. Turns out they're also wreaking havoc on a host of other things across the globe, things like Thanksgiving, a once-popular but now… » 11/14/14 6:30pm 11/14/14 6:30pm

Millennials Don't Know Shit About Clothing Care

Another day, another study on how clueless we millennial types are. Today: GenY (or the iGen 6) does not possess clothing repair skills like sewing, hemming, button repair, nor do we possess general knowledge of laundry. Guys, how will we stitch the torn world back together and re-hem the mistakes of our forefathers… » 10/15/14 4:50pm 10/15/14 4:50pm

Millennial Trend Forecasting: Beta Testing Marriages

"We're in beta right now," may one day be used to describe a newlywed couple instead of a new app. Time, on a roll this week in the love department, argues that millennials may change the game when it comes to how we approach marriage. » 7/25/14 7:15pm 7/25/14 7:15pm

Adults Think Millennials Don't Know How to Love

You can't have a conversation about the utter failure that is the millennial generation without a grandiose and reductive statement that avoids the context of the issues you're discussing. At the Aspen Ideas Festival, an entire panel was centered around one such statement: "Kids these days, they just don't know how to… » 7/03/14 4:40pm 7/03/14 4:40pm

Young People Are Getting Off the Couch and Traveling

While most millennials are spending their time, I don't know, ruining the world with their apathy, apparently many others are leaving the U.S. to stretch their wings abroad. (Please queue up "Wide Open Spaces" by The Dixie Chicks while you read this article.) » 6/19/14 6:20pm 6/19/14 6:20pm

Basically Everyone Under 35 Is Terrified Of Voicemail

Voicemails should be dead, but your mom is still leaving you long-winded one-sided conversations — and you probably listen because you love her. But as times moves on, leaving a voicemail isn't just passé, it's becoming a lost art for millennials. » 6/17/14 10:30am 6/17/14 10:30am

More Retirees Are Opting to Live Like Golden Girls

Say you're getting older and rattling around a big house by yourself has lost its appeal, but you'd rather gnaw off your own wrist than retire to a nursing home. What are your options? Well, many women are now opting for a set-up straight out of Golden Girls. » 6/16/14 3:40pm 6/16/14 3:40pm

The Pay Gap Could Be Getting Worse for Millennial Women

Climate change, the future of social security, the return of crop tops — life just keeps getting better and better for millennials, doesn't it? And now in even more GREAT news, it looks as though working women in their 20s and 30s are continuing to earn far less than their male counterparts. This is the dawning of the… » 6/12/14 5:20pm 6/12/14 5:20pm

It's Almost Impossible to Convince People They're Wrong About Stuff

It happens constantly on the internet: Despite mountains of scientifically rigorous concrete evidence, there are certain falsehoods that people simply insist on believing. Sexism isn't real. Vaccines cause autism. Barack Obama is a secret Muslim Kenyan socialist terrorist. Fat people are lazy. Pitch Perfect is a good… » 5/23/14 5:30pm 5/23/14 5:30pm

How Not to Fight With Mom: My Wedding Day Survival Plan

I’m getting married in 12 days and while I’m excited that my mother will be there, I’m also nervous. I love my mom but there is literally no one in the wide world that can make me crazier — with just a few words — than her. But after reading advice from a Georgetown linguistics professor, I am going into my nuptials… » 5/12/14 4:00pm 5/12/14 4:00pm

Moms Get Stuck With All the Work When Adult Kids Live at Home

It's 2014 and you know what that means? 1. Rihanna's Instagram is fucking insane. 2. The rate of adult children living at home with their parents is the highest it's been since 1969. Right now, we're talking about item 2. » 5/09/14 12:20pm 5/09/14 12:20pm

Watch Kevin Bacon Try To Explain the 80s To Millennials

Kevin Bacon, still inexplicably handsome after all these years, is taking on the task of explaining the 1980s to the Millennials, history's most pesky generation. The results are, naturally, hilarious. » 3/10/14 8:30pm 3/10/14 8:30pm

Survey Says Most Religious People Don't Hate the Gays

Despite the perception that religion and LGBT intolerance go hand in hand, a national survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) shows that statistically, the reality doesn't match up to the perception. » 2/28/14 1:15pm 2/28/14 1:15pm

Millennial Women in the Workplace Subject To 'Unconscious Bias'

When we're not Wikipedia-ing random shit and then immediately talking about said shit like we've known it our whole lives, it seems we Millennials are subject to the same gender disparities in our burgeoning careers as any other age group, only perhaps more so. A recent Canadian study has found that Millennial women… » 12/24/13 10:00am 12/24/13 10:00am

Pay Gap Nearly Gone for Millennial Women -- But They Don't Know It

A new Pew Research Center study finds that "in spite of the dramatic gains women have made in educational attainment and labor force participation in recent decades, young women view this as a man's world." Except for many of them, it's not. » 12/11/13 11:10am 12/11/13 11:10am

Rejoice, Slutty Youths: An Instant STD Test Isn't Far Away

If you're anything like me (MILLENNIAL), then you're familiar with our litany of monolithic generational traits — we're all very lazy and entitled. We'd Tase our own mothers in order to get our hands on the newest Apple doodad gadgetamabob. We sext Snapchats to the Kardashians. Teen Mom. Um. Occupy Twilight. Buttsex. » 10/22/13 4:30pm 10/22/13 4:30pm

Millennials Are Changing the Wine Industry With Their Wine-Guzzling

Millennials are drinking more wine than the lame-os of generations past, and it's changing the face of the industry. And they said we'd never accomplish anything! » 10/13/13 4:50pm 10/13/13 4:50pm

Elizabeth Wurtzel's Rant About Millennials Is Magnificently Incoherent

Elizabeth Wurtzel is pissed at today's youth—which she dubs "the lamest generation"—because they suck at being in their 20s. And she should know, because she's 46. Or something? Also, she finds Lena Dunham's thighs "inexcusable." Can 60 Minutes just give her Andy Rooney's vacated segment already? » 9/30/13 12:00pm 9/30/13 12:00pm