Kevin Roche (kproche) wrote,
Kevin Roche
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I got home from picking up the car and the phone rang.

It was the American Red Cross, who are concerned about a significant shortage in the local blood supply, and they were calling to book specific personal appointments for donations.

I explained politely to the nice woman that regrettably, they wouldn't accept my blood because I was a sexually active gay man, and until they changed their rules I would not be allowed to donate blood even though willing.

She said she would make a note of that for future campaigns.

Maybe one of thesed days they'll get around to updating their blood donation protocols.
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