"I didn't get a law when someone was poking me down the hallway when I was 14, 15 years old, calling me names and everything else. I dealt with it. If anything, it made me a stronger person."
-- Ft. Wayne, Indiana Councilman Tom Didier on why he voted against allowing fellow councilor Karen Goldner to introduce legislation to add "gender identity and expression" to the city's non-discrimination policies. You read that correctly; the measure wasn't tabled, it wasn't even allowed to be introduced.