Examples of stigmatize in a Sentence
a legal system that stigmatizes juveniles as criminals
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Historically, women who protested the ban were stigmatized in society.
People shouldn’t be stereotyped and stigmatized for wearing hoodies.
In the wake of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington’s suicide, more and more artists in the music industry have spoken out about the need to de-stigmatize mental health and provide psychological support when artists need it most.
Part of the reason for its visibility lies in the same reason it was stigmatized: breasts.
At the same time, civic equality is the matrix of any truly democratic society—and that equality is under siege from people who want to subordinate and stigmatize gay people and their families.
Indeed, the fear of decline has intensified as globalization appears to enfeeble once mighty Western nation-states while empowering those previously stigmatized as the Yellow Peril.
After years of seeing their instrument stigmatized as a relic of the Lawrence Welk era, accordionists are feeling hopeful that a new generation is starting to embrace it.
In most tourists’ home countries, cocaine is a drug of the wealthy and even for those who can afford it, it is stigmatized to the point one generally wouldn’t discuss or partake in it openly.
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