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Gay Men Donating Blood

Let Low-Risk Gay Men Give Blood

Dov Fox | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Dov Fox

The FDA's selective ban on giving blood imparts the disparaging idea that any gay man -- even if he practices safe sex within a monogamous relationship -- should be treated as if he has a disease that remains sadly bound up with perceptions of promiscuity, drug use, shunning, and shame.

Check 'Yes'

Matt Soden | Posted 09.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Soden

I may have been denied the right to aid a person in medical need because of my gender attraction, but that day I did something that I'd never done before: I checked "yes." And no amount of idiotic governmental stipulation can take that sense of pride away from me.

Why Gay Men Still Can't Donate Blood: The Atlantic

The Atlantic | Tara Sun Vanacore and Abigail Barnes | Posted 09.30.2013 | Gay Voices

I gave blood in the caucus room. That sounds like a Bob Dylan song, but it's actually a description of my experience donating blood to the Red Cross a...

Ban Chick-fil-A? How About Banning Blood Drives on College Campuses?

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 10.06.2012 | College
Ken Schneck, PhD

Colleges should ban blood drives from campuses because such drives violate our non-discrimination statements and needlessly limit the blood supply in a time of great need. Period.