What I’m about to tell you may surprise you. It may shock you. It may even upset you. But it must be said. Here it goes: Judges are people. And, if that’s not enough: Some people are gay, lesbian, bisexual and/or transgender.
Imagine you are in a grocery-store parking lot loading groceries into your car when up behind you comes an old man. He looks confused, seems agitated and his clothes don’t fit him right. He says to you, “Don’t worry. I am mentally stable. In fact, I’m a genius.” Chances are good that your first impression will be that the man before you is, in fact, not mentally well.