I Am a Victim of Prejudice

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    Growing up, I was a target of scorn and verbal abuse, for one reason and one reason only. At some point in my life, I stopped being able to speak and write my native language. I can listen to it just fine, but when I try to speak, read, or write it, it doesn't happen at all! Mom...
    CuriousBlackCat CuriousBlackCat
    26-30, M
    Feb 6, 2013

    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 me!   Last year I encountered a racist teacher with the previous college I joined and now I moved to another colleges, I...
    Mystica2009UK Mystica2009UK
    1 Response Nov 5, 2011

    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 it really fair to hand out a sentence and slaughter someones integrity, emotions and life just because you think you can...
    singlemist singlemist
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 29, 2007


    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 way you talk, dress, act. The type of music you listen to; whatever. We are all victims and all...
    SimplyLovely SimplyLovely
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2007

    15 Year Old Virgin

    I'm fifteen and yes I'm a virgin which is very, very uncommon in my school. Maybe it's because it's a private school and the kids just need to get out of their uniforms and let loose. Whatever the reason, it seems that everyone is having sex besides me. That's not to say that I...
    xomuxicislifeox xomuxicislifeox
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jun 24, 2010

    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 daily, fix my hair and on occaision I will wear make-up. I am not one of those people who let myself go. Yet people judge me just because I...
    Ashley868 Ashley868
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Oct 19, 2008


    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 success notwithstanding, I still do ok), I have trouble finding clothing that is the right fit, thus it...
    drcynic drcynic
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Mar 25, 2008

    Mostly it's my mental health

    that I face prejudice over. I have faced many situations where authorities, and upper people tell me it's all in my head about certain things that I experience with others. Like for example, when being abused by someone else. While the entire time I am telling the truth, and...
    noaht43 noaht43
    41-45, T
    Jun 27, 2015

    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 Americans.  My children have various kinds of friends, from race to experiences. School was a great place for them...
    ladyryan ladyryan
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 6, 2012

    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

    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! Because anytime I disagree with his point of view he says something like "typical American". I hate him!
    katnipkitkat katnipkitkat
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Feb 17, 2011

    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 something different. It makes me sad and feel sick inside to know that so many people hold so many forms of prejudice. Age, race, religion...
    erocka erocka
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 13, 2008

    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
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Jul 5, 2007

    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 and should be treated that way.  We live in a neighborhood that is predominantly minority.  Actually we are white...
    kristofop kristofop
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 27, 2009

    God Forgive Them, Because Sometimes I Find It Hard

    Soon as people hear I'm Bipolar... I'm overweight... I'm poor... It's not really any different than any other prejudices.  I'm a firm believer that we should all try and understand one another.  So I'm not just like you, so what!  I used to sing a song called...
    NewShoes NewShoes
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 5, 2007

    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
    Jan 13, 2014

    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 to my ethnicity and faith background. Phrases such as 'Paki' and 'Terrorist' are the most common. It's gotten to the point now where I just...
    Azzyyy Azzyyy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 18, 2014

    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 he did it and what it means to us individauls who believe in him - that is important. I am blind. I cannot see a picture of...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    3 Responses May 31, 2009

    I wholeheartedly believe my White colleagues

    received preferential treatment in undergraduate and graduate school while I was ignored, overlooked, and underestimated (I am Mexican). I feel that while I worked just as hard (if not harder) than some of my White colleagues, I received no credit or recognition for this. I was...
    WindyCity30 WindyCity30
    31-35, M
    Jan 6, 2015

    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 that if we were together people would talk , unfortunatly the race problem is not gone away, not just in the south either...
    luvbugg77 luvbugg77
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Apr 7, 2007

    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 throwing balls on the slide. No other child was near. They were really rude in speaking about the situation to one another but did not...
    Camust Camust
    36-40, F
    Dec 15, 2013

    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...so what do they do? They talk trash about the person whose "Beauty" (as in originality and individuality) is a threat...
    indigowitch indigowitch
    22-25, F
    Apr 7, 2012

    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, his family disinherited him when I was born. Darn...DD
    Dewduster Dewduster
    66-70, M
    3 Responses May 31, 2009

    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 a decision of leaving my all time best job in 1989 for above reason Father did not take care of his duties and love toward my family...
    ashiki ashiki
    46-50, M
    May 27, 2012

    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 and she really likes it there I do to but I usually just go to another door to avoid this guy who hates me. She always gets in for free...
    Aliciaxoxo123 Aliciaxoxo123
    Jun 11, 2013

    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 people can be so heartless and cruel, I really hope to find someone that doesn't use me but loves me...
    simplyevanli simplyevanli
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Nov 7, 2013

    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 being "white" for not being "black" for not being a "white hispanic".  For english...
    jc2009 jc2009
    41-45, M
    6 Responses Apr 18, 2009

    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 has so kindly been put) are just as much a victim of prejudice as anyone else.
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood
    22-25, F
    4 Responses May 8, 2007

    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 realize that there were people that hated "Christians" and "Christianity". I was only ever around other Christians so...
    PlaiduhPus PlaiduhPus
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 14, 2009

    Victim For Being Deaf.

    I have been back stabbed behind my back since I was very young, I was bullied, so now I am scared of Hearing person. I don't even like deaf person due to my painful past. Only person I trust would be Jesse, I hasn't seen him for 4 years but then I found him again at pool, I...
    LeoMary02 LeoMary02
    1 Response Aug 11, 2010

    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 finish school.  I ended up getting married and stayed there for 30 years.  After 9 11 happened I just wanted to come back to...
    raybay53 raybay53
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Jul 5, 2007

    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 the police are the perpetrators so there is nowhere for me to go for protection.
    CaroleGerada CaroleGerada
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jun 24, 2013

    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 person, and always have been normally accepted.  I know some people want everybody worldwide and...
    Thought1 Thought1
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2009

    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, my presentation was about changes and keeping a healthy attitude through and beyond the process of change. I said that the...
    Maagrath Maagrath
    41-45, M
    1 Response Nov 16, 2011

    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 so the hate was strong and evil in some ways.Some of it was done in the name of God.Which to me is even worse then just plain hate.When...
    cherryutopia cherryutopia
    36-40, T
    1 Response Aug 11, 2010
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    6 Responses May 15, 2009

    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 soloists out there no more I suppose then?! Oh please! **** off!
    taco6 taco6
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2011

    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 accept them as fact. This used to be true of many forms of prejudice we see today. There was a time when white people simply felt...
    BittenDog BittenDog
    46-50, M
    25 Responses Nov 30, 2010

    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 there are many of us today that feel the sting of prejudice thought's of simple minded people. We have Depression or Bipolar or a...
    Robert1256 Robert1256
    51-55, M
    9 Responses Nov 30, 2010

    Asians are in fact thriving

    and enjoying a great deal of favoritism and nepotism in the US. They literally own about half of the San Francisco Bay Area, for example. And they help eachother. Any idea that they are racially repressed is an uninformed delusion. Latinos also are very culturally and...
    Ajushi Ajushi
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jan 6, 2015

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