Top 10 Most Misunderstood Types of People

People unfairly stereotyped. It's irritating to me. We should all accept each other.
The Top Ten
1 Religious People

Some terrorist or criminal just has to give a religion a bad look, they don't even worship the proper religion most of the time.

We all have heard of Osama bin Laden. He is the exact opposite of a Muslim even though he identifies as that. Islam is basically a submission to God and to peace. If you go listen to the Azan, it sounds really good. There are some good Muslim people like Malcom X. If you watch the great British bake off, season 6, the winner is Muslim and she is a nice lady. Nadya Hussain is a nice lady and she is Muslim. Subscribe to Islam channel and you will learn more. It is extremely sad that the people identify Muslims as isis and terrorists. You think that all terrorist attacks are caused Muslims. Wrong. The Pittsburgh synagogue shooting was caused by a white supremacist and there are some terrorist attacks on mosques. Learn about Islam.

The idea of Christianity is to love people. Not everyone gets that. It includes all people- LGBTQ, other religions, other backgrounds. It isn't reading an ancient book and forcing it onto people, or it shouldn't be. It is loving people and doing good- serving and, one may say, saving others. Those that believe in God aren't idiots and don't reject science- they believe in something more that made this magical thing we call 'life'. Thank you. God bless!

There are many people giving religion a bad image. And now we are misunderstood. That hurts me. The bad religious people don't realize that Jesus gave a choice for us to believe or not. As a Christian, I have to say, what you believe, what you believe! But we are misunderstood and that is sad.

2 Nerds

I am very intelligent and artistic and I'm a nerd because apparently in modern society having more then one brain cell makes you a nerd. I do have problems with acne and I don't appear athletic despite the fact I can crush more then half the people in my grade

Nerds are very smart, they won't end up flipping burgers, but actually changing the world, inventing something. They study, and don't party all the time.

You nerd haters can hate all you want, but wait for them to get a good job while your stuck working in McDonalds with a one bedroom apartment.

Hey, nerds ain't like they're usually portrayed, they can do great things. Some nerds at school are beloved.

3 Autistic People

I'm a guy on the autism spectrum (also has OCD). Most people make over-generalizations about people with autism as these socially retarded rage monsters, but that just isn't true. I don't get easily offended and I often chuckle at the memes (autistic screeching). Most people don't know that autism actually constitutes a wide spectrum of behaviors and disorder classifications, from high-functioning aspergerish types to the low-functioning severe autism that is often the stereotype. I am very high-functioning and most people wouldn't know I am on the spectrum unless I told them.

Let's take a look. People often misunderstand autistic people, thinking that they're dumb, and they start hating on them. Autistic people are just smarter than most people in exchange for social skills, if I am correct. It's OK to misunderstand something, but you shouldn't hate on people with it. Hope that clears things up a little

No, vaccines don't cause autism. Symptoms usually don't show until at least a year later.
And don't forget that Albert Einstein was very smart and he had autism. The majority of people I've met with autism are also quite smart so I never understood why some people see autistic people as dumb and use autism as an insult.

People with autism are in touch with their EMOTIONS and the stereotype of autistic people being dumb is dumb in itself because there is so many smart autistic people out there. I have to hide the fact that I am autistic from my peers, for the fear of being ridiculed.

4 Emos

Emo isn't about self harm or loathing life or depression. These are qualities of people with depression. Emo culture is about being in touch with your emotions, it's like goth culture, but less angsty. It is also is music genre, emocore. It also has subgenres such as emo pop. It is about life. Actual real life. Pop sings about how great everything is, while emo sings about real problems and what makes life sucks.

I hate how quick people are to judge me just because I wear black and have side swept bangs that cover my left eye. I hate how ignorant people assume negative stereotypes about a subculture they aren't even a part of.

Emos are not bad people If you hate Emo you hate Depressed people If you hate Emo you hate the human race. Everybody has emotions. your just jealous because emos are better than the bullies and the haters.

Emo is a subculture revolving around the music itself. Of course not all emos are depressed; they admire the music, so just let them listen to it.

5 Introverts

I am an introvert, and I can definitely see the miss conceptions. Let me clear things up, just because I spend most of my time alone, it doesn't mean I'm lonely. Also you probably heard the description that at parties our energy drains, and after some time talking to and hanging out with other people, we need sometime to "recharge" and I just want to say that that description is entirely accurate.

This is true. The difference between introverts and extroverts is that extroverts get energy from being around people while introverts get energy from being by themselves. It doesn't mean that all introverts hate people and want to be alone all the time. They just need their space. Some people find this rude or think that the person is being shy. But, most of the time, that isn't the case.

It's ridiculous how misunderstood introverts are. Just because someone is quiet and likes to spend most of their time alone does not make them shy, depressed or arrogant. And thinking that they need to and should change is downright insulting. There's nothing wrong with liking to be quiet and alone. People need to quit acting like it's a crime because it's not.

Someone said to me that I will become a criminal one day... because I'm an introvert. Just because I like spending time alone instead of going to parties doesn't mean I'll become a criminal. Introverts are thought to be weird because we like our own space and being independent. I feel like introverts are misunderstood all the time.

6 Conservatives

I mean we have serial killers on this list, so we might as well have Conservatives right?... As a Conservative I am nowhere near as hateful or as crazy as the media says I am, and without a doubt people judge me before they even meet me. Even you reading this right now, you're probably judging me. Everyone here saying that they are misunderstood should know exactly how I feel. Even if I disagree with you, I'll still defend to my death that you have a right to say it. Not everyone gets along or agrees, I understand that, and that's why life is so amazing...we should appreciate our different opinions instead of trying to shut each other out. I feel like this is going to fall on deaf ears but I'll always be me.

I used to be a conservative and I didn't support Donald Trump. There are conservatives who don't support trump. Reply if you're one of them.

7 Shy People

Okay, I have a really weird thing about me, and it's that I'm stubborn, arrogant, and SHY at the same time. Literally.

Shyness is fine. No need to think of them as social isolates.

This should be higher.

Needs to be higher

8 Goths

Gothics are not depressed people who practice worshipping Satan. As a Goth, people have asked me,"If you are Goth, then how are you Christian? " And "How are you still alive, since you were Goth I though you committed suicide". Comments like those hurt me. The real meaning of Gothic culture is to find beauty where others typically don't. Gothic Culture is beautiful, where as for some Goths, Black is more of a formal wear. And now with religion,they are classified to be Satan worshippers is what people tell others. But they are all different religions.

Different people around the world always thinks that Goths are "all bout Satan/Drugs/Alcohol/Being Evil, etc." which is bull because not all Goths worship Satan or anything like that. I'm a Goth and the Gothic Subculture is more focused on the mindset, the music, the literature, the fashion, the arts, anything like that. Call us "artistic" if you want, but just remember, Goths are humans too. But it's not just Goths that are misunderstood, it's also Punks, Metalheads, Steampunks, and Lolitas.

I'm not a goth, but I've always loved this subculture. The fashion, the music and the idea of seeing beauty through the darkness still speak to me to this day. The majority of stereotypes, however, were clearly off. Not all goths are depressed. Not all goths are satanists. Again, the subculture mainly revolves around the music, not personality nor religion.

Goths are so misunderstood! People see us and they see black clothes and think we're satanists, depressed, dangerous, and haters. 'You got all that from me wearing black jeans and black shirt? ' People are too judgy over everyone and everything these days, so just calm down and except that people are going to be different!

9 Atheists

I am an Atheist, and despite the fact that all it means is tat we don't believe in God, somehow theists confuse that for "we hate God" or "we really believe deep down inside, but we don't admit there's a God to ourselves". Also to Theists and Atheists alike, not believing in God doesn't necessarily mean believing that there's no God.

When I came out as Atheist, lots of people said "You hate God? What?", which is not the case. I just don't believe in him. I have my own thoughts, and I personally think God doesn't exist, but Elitist Christians think I hate God since I'm Atheist. It does get annoying.

Seriously, who made this list? religious people misunderstood? they're the majority of the world, and somehow they always bully those who don't believe in god whether is by their obnoxious question: "why do uou hate god?" or by actually making laws which favor their own religions.

We're hated by overly religious christians just because we don't believe in a giant spirit dude that was told about 2000 years ago by a guy we barely know.

10 Furries

This is from my personal experience with them.
I have many friends that are furries and they are all so nice, kind, and can draw very well, even one of my best friends is a furry. i've never met a furry that fit into any stereotypes and do weird stuff, (so far) because i tend to stay away from the weird or crazy furries, and i stay away from crazy people in general.

Really there are two sides of this. As I furry I can definitely confirm there are some nasty things that go along with this on the dark web, but the rest of the fandom is not all like that! People just focus too much on just the bad part and don't care to see that its not all bad and there is a lot of really negative attitudes towards the furies who don't get into the sexual stuff, even if they never did anything wrong and are really often quite harmless.

As a furry, I can say that we are like any other fanbase. We have the very vocal minority of bad eggs that give us a bad reputation, but the majority are amazing people. Yeah, we make fetish art and r34, but a majority of us would never want to harm animals. I don't make any r34 art (Mainly because I am terrible at drawing), and I don't plan to do so anytime soon. Thanks for coming to this ted talk

As a self identified furry, I DO NOT, take part in any "inappropriate" (gross drawings, etc.) I try to focus on the freedom of the aspect and I try to be myself. Furry haters often are very rude and don't respect others hobbies. its rude and hurtful, but I ignore it, if people don't like it, I don't care because I'm being me and I'm doing what I like.

The Contenders
11 Art "Freaks"

I know too many of these people though, not that they are bad. Just that every girl I know has drawn enough anime girls that she could make a whole art blog website!

Being artistic ≠ being freaky. I don't get why anyone with any sort of vision gets shunned, and constantly criticized for being different, or having a little thing called creativity, and stereotyped as starving weirdos.

Because the U.S. is filled with too many idiot conformist sheeple useless eaters that only care about stupid sports and vulgar disgusting consumerist materialism.

There's nothing freaky about art.

12 Rock Fans/Metalheads

Should be number 4 to behind Conservatives, Religious People, and Autistic people. I am a member of all of these groups except the last one, and I am a victim of misunderstanding them. Just because I'm a metalhead doesn't mean I'm a sunset strip gangbanger and drug taking satanist. I don't hate gays, I hate the sin. I don't hate liberals, in fact I am friends with many, I hate the ideology. In fact, I don't really hate anybody. I find conservatism and religious societies to be more tolerant, not less. Ask a real conservative whether they hate gays or not. Ask a metalhead how many goats they've sacrificed, or what religion they are. Ask autistic people whether they understand you or not. The answers may surprise you.

I love rock and metal, and the fact that some people think that metal is for worshipping the devil... actually didn't anger me at all because the stereotype wasn't really a big deal (no I don't support or worship Satan in any way). However, it's horrible how some people have used metal as a scapegoat in the past without proper reasoning. Using music as a scapegoat in general is just ridiculous and doesn't excuse anything or anyone. I haven't really seen much bashing towards rock. If anything, the majority of people I know love it.

It's not demonic, it's a genre of music! You like your genre, and let everyone else like there's! It doesn't make them "gay" or a "f**" they don't dress "freaky" in order to be freaky, they are influenced by their band. They like their style, so they follow it. Pop fans dress trendy and fashionable, rap fans dress leathery and tight, emocore fans dress like emos, etc.

Especially girls who like rock/metal music. No one would ever think of asking a guy wearing a Nirvana t-shirt if they actually like the band, but girls get made fun of for wearing those t-shirts all the time.

13 Soundcloud Rappers

I don't see the massive hate they get. I know their lyrics don't have quality but it's not atrocious or anything. Their beats are good and rap is more than just lyrics.

14 Bronies A brony is an adult male fan of the Hasbro animated series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. The fandom gained enormous popularity during the 2010s.

It's really not that difficult, we like a particular TV show, that's it. Yes some of us are obsessed, just like every other TV show. Yes some of us take it too far just like every other TV show.

It's rather unwholesome for grown men to enjoy a T.V. show aimed at little girls. And even more so to derive their identities from being fans of said T.V. show.

Everyone thinks bronies are gay and dumb, but we're not. What are you?

I have been a brony for three years, and people always call me gay just because of being a brony, but I am completely heterosexual. people really need to learn to be less rude.

15 Suicidal People

This honestly she be higher because no one understand what that person is dealing with. Only them. And that's tough.

For me as a survivor of suicide, I was misunderstood by my parents and friends. It sucked... still does.

I feel very sorry for both suicidal people and their beloved ones (including their pets).

You must understand they're facing a serious crisis, and we should show them support.

16 Weeaboos
17 Non-Binary People
18 Hippies

What hippies desire is for world peace, and the enviorment to be fixed. They are brave enough to protest against what they don't like. They are very kind people, and want the best for everybody.

All they want to do is make a positive environmental change.

Hippies/Hipsters are very misunderstood.

I identify strongly with hippies.

19 INTJs

It even says that in their type description.

20 Vegans/Vegetarians

Normally around people they treat me normally UNTIL they offer me meat and I politely tell them I am a vegetarian. First they mistake me for a vegan which I don't mind, but I do correct them, then they start talking about all the "good" things I am missing out; an example: "so you don't eat beef jerky!? What about chicken noodle soup? Roast beef, turkey, ham?! " then tell me how crazy I am and laugh. Usually I don't care but it's almost every person who cannot except that I am not like them and give me stupid nicknames that so offended me, people I am not very close to buy me "I am a proud meat eater" shirts knowing I don't eat meat.
Most people don't understand why I don't eat meat and when I explain how I feel better NOT eating meat they tell me I am wrong, but anyways it really sucks how people who eat meat cannot accept the choices I and many others make. Sometimes people just say "cool" and move on which is nice, but I hate explaining myself to people about my eating habits.

I am also a vegetarian and have been stereotyped about not eating meat by many many people! Some think you cannot survive in countries other than India if you don't eat meat because there are too limited choices in other countries except India

There are definitely some crazy vegans/vegetarians such as "The Vegan Teacher" who try to force everyone to go vegan and act like people who eat meat are going to hell.

Then there are perfectly normal vegans/vegetarians who are just minding their own business not eating meat and people attack them for no reason.

We all have heard of that vegan teacher and PETA. At school, there is a vegan girl who is interested in animal rights and she does not want to force anyone to be vegan.

21 Band Geeks

What is so socially unacceptable about being able to play an instrument? In the media they are teased for not playing good. In reality, we work as hard as we can, learning very complicated peices, and understanding the notes and blending sounds. We practice for an hour, if you think it takes so little work, why don't you try it?

This society is stupid, they don't like them cause the instruments. But people want to be a rock star,. They want to play guitar, bass guitar, drums, electronic things. People think that its lame, now I don't like band, I'm not in it, but I do play guitar

It's much harder than you think it is. Go ahead, pick up an instrument and sight read a piece of music.

Band Geeks are great because they can play the mayonnaise and horse radish very well.

22 Punks

Punk was a movement going against what was mainstream, punk music sings about things like unpopular views on politics. It is about being yourself, even if it isn't "perfect" in society's eyes.

First I thought they were people with spiky hair. Now I know who they really are.

23 Gamers

Everyone thinks they're bigoted young people on Xbox Live or something.

In the real in the real world I'm the loser but in games you're the loser

Gamers rise up

24 ADHD People

Some people may have it and may not be energetic but that doesn't mean they don't have it

25 Gang Members

Many people think that gang members are thugs that just like to screw with people when many gang members are just doing it for the simple purpose of making money, though it isn't ethical.

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