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Often through middle and highschool…
I liked books and anime and manga, so the automatically assumed I was a freak and a loner and a fangirl that freaked out and misused Japanese words.
It really pissed me off.
I am constantly stereotyped due to my Theology major. People think that makes me want to shove religious doctrine down their throats, when in actuality, I am trying to figure out God and religion for myself. Whenever I am carrying one of Theology texts in my arms, people either stare or stop talking to me once they realize what it is.
I don’t really mind it because I am used to not fitting in with the norm, but it does get lonely sometimes. What is funny is that other Theology majors stereotype me because I am not religious like they are….
I am in special ed this year (where all the “gangsters” are) and people assume “I’m one of them” now its really dumb.
People commonly assume I am gay because of my involvement in LGBTQIA issues and the Pride button I keep on my bag.
Everyday. I hate high school. lol
When I was in middle school and early high school. I was small, had glasses, and had braces, so I was considered the nerd and got picked on frequently. Then I started playing sports and exercising…take that and shove it down your throat you stupid bullies! B)
Every day throughout junior high and high school. I’m your stereotypical “goth” or “emo” kid, but then I come home to one hell of a family, and I essentially raise 2 kids (my sisters).
I was stereotyped young to be a “mentally retarded” child because of my deafness or bad disability with my leg. People commonly thought that deaf people or disabled people couldn’t do anything when really, growing up, I find they are wrong and I find deaf people and disabled people of all kinds are doing amazing things to our world. Why we judge people so easily?
very often when I say I`m a christian! hate it
whenever i get good grades people always assume i am a nerd and a boring person.
It would be great if people would stop saying I “act white.”
when people think all i am is an athlete nothing more and nothing less.
All the time. I don’t think there’s a school day where I don’t get some sort of blonde joke.
People think im a lazy douche just because i smoke the occasional joint
Every day! I’m in a top sorority at a huge school, so people automatically assume I’m stupid, sleep around, and have no morals. Well, I have two difficult majors in which I receive A’s, I’m in an exclusive relationship, and I’m incredibly involved in my Christian faith. Why judge a book?
In high school i had piercings and black hair; therefore i MUST be a goth.
Nothing about my personality was ‘goth’ i just enjoyed standing out with new piercings.
People need to get to know a person before they judge.
I am a Muslim Arab American. I have been yelled at, taunted, spit on, mocked, shoved, insulted and falsely accused of everything from the 9/11 attacks to US involvement in Middle East affairs.
Some days, I wonder what it’d be like to be seen and treated like a person, not a stereotyped political statement.
I am a Mexican American.
True blue to my heritage and where I am from. I have been told to go back where I came from numerous times. I have been told that I will not get no where and expect that I have no papers and that I am an immigrant. Told that I will not make in high school with out getting pregnant. Let alone graduating from one. I have been assumed to be in a gang or have my family members part of one. I have been treated like a criminal. To not be trusted. I have been taunted on because of my accent or heritage. I have been told that where my family has grown up in the Chicago area which is Little Village and/or Pilsen are horrible neighborhoods. When they don’t see the color and culture pouring out of the streets.
My stereotype? I am an immigrant here illegally who cannot speak one word of English. Who came here to mow your lawns and watch your kids clean your house.
last time i was judged was by a good friend yesterday, by classing me as ‘one of those’. It pissed me off so much. However before that all the time, I was an unpopular girl in a class of bitches, I learnt to deal with it but it was quite lonely.
It happens everyday. I do it myself without knowing it and other people do it without knowing it ..
My brother and I are both from Guatemala, we were adopted during our childhoods. The neighborhood I grew up in was all white people and everyone single one of them assumed we were here illegally and they still do when I go back home.
I am studying to be a paralegal and I have a 4.0 GPA. At one point, a person told me that the reason I was doing so well is because I am a Jew.
I’m an Asian American.
I take five AP classes and have a 3.92 GPA. I’m good at math, namely statistics and physics.
It’s hard for me to get a girlfriend.
I’m almost done with high school, but I haven’t gotten a license yet because I failed most of my practice tests.
I eat rice everyday.
But I want to defy the stereotype of us being used for cheap labor. So I’m gonna be a mechanical engineer one day because it’s fun, not necessarily because it pays good.
Ultimately, I want to carve my own path.
I live in Texas and I know most people that live in the north think that Texans are hicks.
when people think I’m gay because I’m a male cheerleader, I’m completley straight and am not at all what they think.
People always consider me a SBP (Single Black Parent)..I am divorced as are many of my white counterparts…and people are always shocked my children value Education
all the time
every time someone see me I can tell that they have stereotypes about stupid blondes and it’s not easy to change their mind
People think that because I’m a White guy that I have it better than other people. Fuck that, it’s not true in the least, I’m sad to inform you. People seem to think that just because I don’t believe that I have it better than anyone else, that I must be prejudice. Hardly, I make a point to love everyone and hell, I couldn’t call myself a Communist if I didn’t believe that everyone deserved the same opportunity. I just think you’re blaming the wrong person when you don’t.
Some see me as the quiet loner/loser, but sometimes I’m just shy or not even interested in the situation.
I was called a stoner once based on how I talked. That was a first.
In 8th grade I used to wear a lot of eyeliner and wear dark clothes. People always called me emo and depressed, but if they would have gotten to know me they’d have realized I was weird and bubbly. People can be such assholes…
A few weeks ago, a classmate of mine was ranting about someone we mutually disliked. I reached in my book-bag to get something, and he says, “Go on Khiande, pull out your gun!” When I asked him what made him think I had a gun, he said because “every black person has a gun with them”.
I get the dumb blonde stereotype everyday. And I’m not stupid, but people act like I am.
Everytime when people first see me as a snob, stubborn guy because of my “bad boy” face.
When I mention that I played lacrosse in high school or that I went to a private school, people automatically assume that I’m a stuck up rich girl. They don’t know that I was on scholarship and had to work in the summer to pay for my education…..
People think I worship the devil because I’m an atheist. Which is a pretty stupid thing to think.
Sure. Stupid blonde thats nothing but a tease.
I like to dress differently and I add a bunch of color to my hair and people judge me saying that I am into drugs and that I’m not a good person, but in reality I hate drugs and not a bad person
College, and even after graduation. Having people see me as subversive just because of the university where I graduated.
Pretty much my entire life. I am quiet and do fairly well in school.
What people fail to realize is that I’m not a nerd; my dad was abusive to me and if I spoke up, I was hit. If I did poorly on something, I was hit. I was better off doing well and keeping quiet than trying to break the stereotype. If people bothered to look, there was, and is, a lot more under the surface.
Because my last name is Ahmed, people like to assume that I’m a Muslim terrorist 😛
People’s ignorance infuriates me to no end.
^Supposed to be a >:( face.
I’m Catholic and people always assume I condone pedophiles and worship Mary. Neither, of course, is true.
I get really good grades and people always say how lucky I am to be naturally smart. It really hurts because even when I tell them that the real reason is that I just study so much more, they still don’t believe me and leave it up to natural talent.
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