Date: April 06, 2017
“Jonathan Rauch makes a passionate argument in favor of free speech, and tells an inspiring story of Frank Kameny using his free speech to overcome bigotry and discrimination.
Excerpted from the 20th anniversary of Kindly Inquisitors, co-sponsored by Reason & the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
Watch the full video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFVRRP-J9mI“
They’re talking about MAP issues, also.
This is a good, unique dialogue.
Criticism of ideas is vital, when confronting the people and hostile atmosphere, consumed by false beliefs about MAPs.
It’s interesting that the motives and views of Franklin Kameny, began, and were stated, much as my own…
…I am also a member of a sexual minority, who is a veteran of a foreign war…I am amongst those who served in defense of the USA…and I became disabled, for it…
…I have been asking for decades, how it is…that I can be sent off to fight tyranny on a different continent, against a different government…just to come home and spend the rest of my life facing multiple levels, of relentless tyranny in my own country…at the hands of “my own” government…and “my own” people.