Blood Equality

Blood Equality

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Copresented by the UCLA Williams Institute

In advance of World AIDS Day, this panel examines the FDA’s ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, which currently requires celibacy for one year before donating.*

Panelists include Jim Halloran, president of TwitterOpen; Jeffrey Klausner, MD, professor of medicine and public health in the UCLA Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Epidemiology; Kelsey Louie, CEO of the Gay Men’s Health Crisis; Brad Sears, executive director of the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law; and moderator Mark Joseph Stern, writer, Organized by artist Jordan Eagles

*The FDA’s public comment period for the blood donor ban ends on November 25, 2016.

Join the conversation on Twitter and send your questions for the panelists using #AskBloodEquality.

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