Statistics or Homophobia: Debating the Ban on Gay Blood Donations, by Roland Hulme! - Click here to read the full article.
I'm not sure how widespread this knowledge truly is, but there are several things that can disqualify a person from donating blood. This is to protect those who receive transfusions from picking up any unwanted infections while doctors try to save their life. You can find a full list of guidelines from the American Red Cross.
In your personal opinion, do you believe the policy against homosexual men donating blood is homophobic or is it truly in the best interest of those receiving transfusions?