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“There’s no rational basis, medical or scientific, to exclude gay men from giving blood”

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SOUNDBITES — “I looked like a criminal [in that Ottawa Citizen photo]. I don’t think I’m a hero or pioneer. It’s about believing in what’s right. Lawyers can argue the hell out of it. At the end of the day, there are people who need blood and there are healthy donors. There’s no rational basis, medical or scientific, to exclude gay men from giving blood.” —Kyle Freeman, whose engaged in a legal battle with Canadian Blood Services over its policy banning gay men from donating [Xtra]