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I'd seen her or someone similar doing the same thing other nights. Those that remained were stigmatized, and now many younger gays see them as anachronisms. Any other issues proceed from this. The audience was rumbling, and some people started calling for him to sit down, and very quickly most of the audience was shouting for him to shut up.