gay blood donation
Human rights advocate Christopher Karas has formally challenged the policy.
It's not perfect but it's still a HUGE deal.
"Go boldly where we have never gone before. We have the future and it's going to be a better one."
Antiquated policies like the ban against men who have sex with men (MSM) bring into question just how progressive health and social policies are. The MSM policy mandates that even if MSM are healthy, they must abstain from intimacy for a pre-determined period in order to donate their blood to those who need it.