By Jeffrey A. Bennett
Bennett explores the function of medical learn pointed out via those banned-blood guidelines and its disquieting courting to executive enterprises, together with the FDA. Bennett attracts parallels among the FDA's place on homosexuality and the ancient precedents of discrimination by way of executive companies opposed to racial minorities. the writer concludes by way of describing the resistance posed by way of queer donors, who both lie for you to donate blood or protest discrimination at donation websites, and by means of calling for those prejudiced regulations to be abolished.
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Banning Queer Blood: Rhetorics of Citizenship, Contagion, and Resistance (Albma Rhetoric Cult & Soc Crit) by Jeffrey A. Bennett