In Defense of Millennials – And Against Their Undeserved Bad Rap

“Back in my day, we actually had to talk to each other face to face.”

Have you encountered criticism of Millennials? It seems to be everywhere these days, judging people for everything from communicating through smartphones to “being entitled” to taking selfies.

Riley J. Dennis describes herself as “pretty much everything the Baby Boomers hate about the Millennial Generation,” and here’s her take on what the haters are getting wrong.

Check this out and you’ll realize why it’s actually really exciting to have this generation changing the world the way Millennials are. You’ll also remember that every generation thinks the next one is ridiculous – so let’s lay off the hate for Millennials.

With Love,
The Editors at Everyday Feminism



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Riley J. Dennis is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism. She’s a polyamorous, atheist, gender non-binary trans woman with a passion for fiction writing, feminism, and technology. She got her BA from Whittier College in 2015 doing a self-designed major called Writing Worlds, a mixture of creative writing and anthropology, focused on realistic fictional world building. Find her on her YouTube channel, Twitter @RileyJayDennis, or her website RileyJayDennis.com.