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Gay and Bisexual Men’s Views on Reforming Blood Donation Policy in Canada: A Qualitative Study

Gbolahan Olarewaju
June 26th, 2019

Background: Researchers and activists have long called for changes to blood donation policies to end what is frequently framed as unjustified bans or deferral periods for men who have sex with men (MSM). Since 2016, in Canada, a man had to be abstinent from all sexual contact (anal or oral sex)...

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A tale of two epidemics: gay men’s mental health and the biomedicalisation of HIV prevention and care in Toronto

Ricky Rodrigues
March 06th, 2019

Through in-depth interviews with 24 gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBM) in Toronto, we examined how GBM are understanding the relationship between HIV and their mental health given recent biomedical advances in HIV prevention and care. Participants understood biomedical...

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