Why Gen X Is Now Called The “Karen Generation”

","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"https://twitter.com/caitlinmcqulity/status/1195063752120524801?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Don’t get this new generational war wrong, baby boomers are still getting a lot of heat from Gen Z’ers. The thing is that Gen X’ers are the parents of Gen Z’ers, who are mostly in their teens and are rebellious.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"But the name Karen seems to be very fitting for the Gen X’ers since the name spiked in popularity in early 1960s, according to the Social Security Administration.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"It is not sure if Gen Z is seriously going after baby boomers and Gen X. There are people who have taken the generational wars as a good joke, but there are others who haven’t.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"https://twitter.com/BMvjesty/status/1195222223382097920?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"https://twitter.com/danielle_armey/status/1192677161607540741?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]},{"elements":[{"text":"https://twitter.com/caitleisner/status/1184147630034706433?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw","displayType":"twitter"},{"elements":[{"text":"","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Many people have expressed through social media that Gen X are the ones who yell at customer service employees and really don’t care about the planet or anyone. Technically, Gen X’ers are cynical about everything Gen Z’ers care about.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“They’re generally our parents, the ones who invalidate the LGBT community or (basically any) issues in the world today,” Hailee Wong, 17, from San Diego told BuzzFeed.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"The prevalent sentiment is that baby boomers are not the only ones responsible for starting trouble and invalidating what Gen Z’ers stand for, Gen X’ers also need to share the blame because they start trouble too.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"Although generational feuding has always happened in human history, this particular one, to the dismay of Gen Z, is gender-biased. The stereotype is sexist and once again places women as the overly-dramatic ones.","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":"“It’s so normal to use female names if you want to create a nagging narrative, as men are never seen as such,” Julia told BuzzFeed. ","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"},{"text":" ","level":0,"displayType":"paragraph"}],"displayType":"section"}]}]; var articleType = 'ARTICLE'; var favoriteImage = ''; var articleDescription = 'The generational fight of millennials and Gen Z vs. baby boomers gain more prominence in social media with the phrase “OK boomer,” but now there’s another generational fight brewing in the depths of Twitter. This time it includes another generation that was rarely mentioned in this type of online war.'; var slide_index = parseInt(0); var slide_json = createSlides(slides, articleType, favoriteImage); var initial_slide = slide_index; var initial_url = location.pathname + location.search; var base_url = '/2019/11/15/why-gen-x-is-now-called-the-karen-generation/'; var next_gallery = '/2016/12/23/ex-brings-erotic-photos-to-exs-wedding-details-photos/'; var first_load = true; var has_scrolled = false; var title = "Why Gen X Is Now Called The “Karen Generation”"; var path = base_url