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Stigma and Civilization

AZYaateeh Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 8:29 PM
You're right. Nobody could ever want to limit the known ill-effects of poor behavior—it's all just psychological illness! You argue like a leftist.

This week I gave a talk at Morgan State University on gay marriage.

At the end of our panel, Kieffer Mitchell, a Maryland state legislator who voted for gay marriage, said he was grateful for the civility of the panel, that he knew good people who were on both sides of the issue, even people in his own family.

That's one America. That's the America both he and I want to live in.

But after the debate was over, an audience member was not satisfied with that ending. She stood up and pronounced an anathema on me.

A gay reporter who identified the woman as...