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I Am a Victim of Prejudice

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    Yup - I get anti-gay crap constantly. In school I pretty much got used to it and didnt care. Im somewhat afraid outside of school but getting less so.
    HazelMustang2012 HazelMustang2012 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    False Accusations - People like to tell lies about those they perceive as a threat, people whose Light shine brighter than their own, they are in constant fear of being outshined...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Apr 7, 2012

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    Sick Of It - I have epilepsy and want it to end. I am tired of being taboo in society and being looked down upon. I am going to have a surgery soon in order to stop it.
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2012

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    At Pta - We are blessed to live in a vicinity, yet small, has so much to enjoy with multi-racial friendships. With a large scale from Asian ethnicity, few from Europe and...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 6, 2012

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    Disinhierited Because of Small Amount Indian Blood - My dad came from a well to do family. When he got my mother pg, out of wedlock AND they found out she was a small part Indian...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 3 Responses May 31, 2009

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    I am white and wear a small cross necklace. I was playing in the play area at the mall one day with my son when a couple not far from us started to get quite angery at my son for...
    Camust Camust 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2013

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    Fat - I'm a victim of the overweight prejudice... I have to pay extra money at an airline... (Which is why I won't fly) I am discriminated against for jobs in my line of work (My...
    drcynic drcynic 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    All - I truly believe everyone has been the victim of prejudice/discrimination. If not because of your religion, race, ethnicity, or culture it was because of something else. The...
    SimplyLovely SimplyLovely 21-25, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2007

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    The Husband. - I am American and the husband is Japanese. I have to put up with him badmouthing Americans ALL THE TIME! I hate it! He always says "I don't mean you" but he does...
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    My boss is a woman, I was a chick in the 40's , I hate everyone equally and there is no one who can comprehend my sexual preference.
    TheCrimsonFucker TheCrimsonFucker 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Small Town Hate To Big City Hate - I grew up in a small town where if you were not white popular and straight,then you were crap and they made you feel like crap.I am transgender...
    cherryutopia cherryutopia 36-40, T 1 Response Aug 11, 2010

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    It Might Be Hard to Believe - but I am a victim of prejudice. I am a white Caucasian young female. It is so common but so rarely spoken about that "white people" (as it...
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood 21-25, F 3 Responses May 8, 2007

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    My Husband Is Black - I am married to a black man.  Awonderful father and a great husband.  I lived with him and our kids in Alabama, and of course the scare for me was...
    luvbugg77 luvbugg77 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 7, 2007

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    Because I Love Him. -
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 6 Responses May 15, 2009

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    Am I A Victim Or Prejudice Or Influence? - I know it sounds dumb but there is a black bouncer that has given me trouble for years. Every time I go to this bar. My friend is black...
    Aliciaxoxo123 Aliciaxoxo123 26-30 Jun 11, 2013

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    Im In a Wheelchair and Bisexua... - im in a wheelchair and bisexual, so im screwed on two fronts. if people look past the chair, they see i like guys too, and so yea...
    NuntiusMortui NuntiusMortui 16-18, M 2 Responses Jul 5, 2007

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    I Don't Understand - I really don't understand all that obsession with race the United States people have.  First I live in Puerto Rico so I'll be subject to prejudice for not...
    jc2009 jc2009 41-45, M 6 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    What The Heck Is It With - What the heck is it with seeing a music contest advert for a UK site but it has to be BANDS only!??!? What the **** is up with that?!? So there aint no...
    taco6 taco6 31-35 2 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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    Not By Race, Creed, Or Religon - When most people think of prejudice the first thing that come's to mind is the color of their skin or to which nationalaty ther were born into. But...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 10 Responses Nov 30, 2010

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    Assumptions - My bro assumes that since I'm gay the only reason I'm gay is for the sex. The real reason is that I want real love, and I don't feel that a man can give me that, at...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F Jul 7, 2008

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    Not Quite What You'd Expect I'm Sure... - I've been treated with disrespect and judged immediately by people for the majority of my adult life. When I was a kid I didn't...
    PlaiduhPus PlaiduhPus 22-25, F 4 Responses May 14, 2009

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    Predujice, My View. - Judging people by their outside is like a judge and jury convicting you without even so much as a glance at your case, or even listening to your argument. Is...
    singlemist singlemist 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2007

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    Just Because I Don't Have a Pretty Face. - What I would like to know is why people don't care that it's not my fault how I look. Especially since I do take care of myself, I shower...
    Ashley868 Ashley868 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    Prejudice In College - I am victim of prejudice and I am not happy as it affects my study. One of my teacher makes me feel unwanted in the class and allow other students to bully...
    Mystica2009UK Mystica2009UK 41-45 2 Responses Nov 5, 2011

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    I Am - but only recently. I don't know what happened to that world to stop already normally accepting the different creative people, while all my life I have been such a...
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 2 Responses Jul 25, 2009

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    Since I Move Back to Canada - I grew up in a very small village north of Brockville where everyone knew everyone.  I move to New York State when I was in my late teens to...
    raybay53 raybay53 51-55, F 7 Responses Jul 5, 2007

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    Victim Of Ongoing Prejudice And Bullying - I have been a victim of prejudice, bullying, harassment, exclusion, discrimination, libel and slander since 2010. Local government and...
    CaroleGerada CaroleGerada 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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    The Representation of Jesus - Jesus is represented in many ways by many people. It is not how he is perceived in graphics that is important. It is who he is, what he has done, how...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 3 Responses May 31, 2009

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    Prejudice Within the Gay Community - First off, I just want to say that all forms of prejudice are ridiculous in the year 2008. It's all a result of fear of the unknown. Fear of...
    erocka erocka 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 13, 2008

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    I'm half Algerian and was raised a Muslim... Yeah you can probably see where this is going. I've been verbally abused and bullied through certain periods of my time at school due...
    xMina97x xMina97x 22-25, F Mar 18

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    Prejudices Are a Way of Life - I am half Black and half American Indian. I am a Viet Nam Veteran and 80% non visually functional. This is my opinion. All people have prejudicial...
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 2 Responses Feb 25, 2009

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    The Worst Form Of Prejudice - The worst forms of prejudice are the ones people don't realize they have. They are the ones that are so well entrenched into society that people...
    BittenDog BittenDog 46-50, M 25 Responses Nov 30, 2010

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    I Am Queer - I am queer, disabled & have a mental illness. Which part do I pick when I refer to myself as a victim of prejudice?
    quiric quiric 36-40 4 Responses Aug 5, 2008

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    My Children Are Victims - I have always had the position that everyone should be color blind.  That everyone regardless of how they look, or talk, or whatever are equal...
    kristofop kristofop 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2009

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    I Am Feeling Ignorance Toword Me - Since last 29 years I just working and earning for my family. I fulfilled all obligations that actually my father has to take care of but I took...
    ashiki ashiki 46-50, M May 27, 2012

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    Reverse Racial Prejudice - I was the victim of racial prejudice. At my job, I was a member of the safety committee. I also gave the lecture at the weekly safety meeting. This week...
    Maagrath Maagrath 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 16, 2011

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    So Hurt - During my middle school and high school years I had been victim of racial discrimination, rape, sexual assault, and taunted for being "girly" and gay. :( I'm hurt that...
    simplyevanli simplyevanli 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    If you want to have some context as to where I am coming from with this post, please read my last entry here: EP Link … I can’t take it anymore. I really can’t. I think...
    UsernameEntered UsernameEntered 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    7 Years. Of those 7 years I was only happy for about 3 years. 7 years with a man who gave me so much joy in the beginning. Now it's like he lives to tear me down. To humiliate me...
    bmichelleb bmichelleb 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Why did he take it all? I was not smart. I knew I was not smart because I was told that every day. Sometimes with words and sometimes it was said with a look or a certain shrug...
    NoDavid NoDavid 46-50 4 days ago

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    Unfortunately, the act of "emailing" him was further participation of the abusive cycle. Part 1 Destroying Healthy Communication My emails came about very early in the game, I...
    authenticexistence authenticexistence 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Amen. I am a victim of it from BOTH ends. I was abused as a child and THEN abused my multiple partners. I survived though. And I live to tell about it so, Gods good.
    pinkkcotton pinkkcotton 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Since I turned nine years old, I feel as if my parents started to get a lot angrier and more aggressive towards life, people, and at just about everything. I was one of those kids...
    ImagineA ImagineA 16-17 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am I victim of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse.
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I don't like to go back to this era & I chose to forget it all. I am 31 now but when I was 12-13 my older sister moved back into the house I grew up in & brought her boyfriend to...
    BlueEyes3182 BlueEyes3182 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I'm joining this group, not to take on a 'victim mentality' as the psychology folk would call it, but to share with others who have similar experiences. This is all for the sake...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I grew up with a mother who had a hatred for men. I was her only son out of 4 kids and I was the recipient of her anguish. I now suffer from PTSD and struggle with it every single...
    kpax81 kpax81 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 5

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    Why can't people love other people for Christ sake!!!! We can't all be the same, we were made to be different, how can you hate a black, a white, Mexican. It's just so annoying...
    mrij mrij 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I haven't read the book yet, but I love the movie that was done recently. Although, I don't think the movie can compare to the Lizzie Bennet Diaries. Sure, it's a modern adaptation...
    NorthernWindFeather NorthernWindFeather 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    between the ages of 8 and 9 i can remember my uncle touching me in weird ways having me sit on his lap at the computer but it wasnt like oh this is my neice and we are bonding...
    Eshaluv92 Eshaluv92 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I was rape and molested when I was about 4 all the way up to about 8. I just cannot stop thinking about it! I just want some peace in my life. I know I am 16 now but I held that...
    mzcruz98 mzcruz98 16-17 Mar 18

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    I don't like talking about it...I try forgetting but that never works. All those memories come back in my dreams. I was raped when I was five. This is the only time I've ever said...
    McLovin0000 McLovin0000 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 20