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Did You Know: Gay & Bisexual Men Can’t Donate Blood

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Red Is in the Rainbow: A Closer Look at Blood Donation Discrimination

Did you know that the United States still bans gay and bisexual men (or, as the government  likes to say, men who have sex with men) from donating blood.  There is no legitimate reason for this policy to remain in place and Emily Horowitz & Josh Parrish are trying to get the federal government to recognize this fact.  You can read the article they wrote for the Huffington Post by clicking on the link.  They have also started a petition.

Posted by Rachel

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