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Goffman reminds us that extra stigma is attributed to stigmatized persons (as when blind people are shouted at, or lifted bodily, or foreigners are assumed to be stupid or dishonest), and points out that the issues involved for the person marked as discreditably different can be those of life and death:
Astonishingly and discreditably, that is the very reason why Mackinlay will be cast out into the wilderness and deprived of the sunshine of Tony's smile.