HIV/AIDS

When Stigma Trumps Science in Blood Donations

When Stigma Trumps Science in Blood Donations

By Ian S. Thompson, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 11:37am
If you believe that two men in a committed, monogamous relationship – where neither partner is living with HIV – face the same risks as an individual who has heterosexual sex with a commercial sex worker or someone who they know is living with HIV then the recommendation on Thursday from an advisory committee of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will make sense.  Otherwise, you might find yourself scratching your head.
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