Stigmatized people are those that do not have full social acceptance and are constantly striving to adjust their social identities like for example the physically deformed people or a mental illness.
Goffman and the three type of stigma
Stigma Responses – They can also use their stigma as an excuse for their lack of success or they can use it to criticize the normals
Stigma Symbols – people often use symbols as misidentifies in order to try to pass to become normal
Rules for Handling Normals – the normal who are accepted by the stigmatized