7/25/2013 Fresh Fruit

 

Segment 1:  FDA Guidelines for the lifetime deferrment from blood donation for men who have sex with men

Lauren Beach, JD and PhD candidate in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology & genetics from the U of M, discusses the specifics of the FDA guidelines and how it could be improved.

Further reading on the topic:

FDA Q&A on the deferrment 

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) suggested revisions

GMHC Q&A on the deferrment

GMHC report on revisions

 

Segment 2: The Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 Class of 2013

The Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 Class of 2013

Honorees:

Beverly Luther, Associate counsel at Ameriprise, Inc.

Laura Nelson, Associate at Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP 

 

Playlist Tracks: 
George Michael - Feeling Good
Album: Twenty Five; Label: SONY
Pet Shop Boys - Vocal
Album: Electric; Label: Kobalt
Nancy Sinatra - Another Gay Sunshine Day
Album: Another Gay Movie Soundtrack; Label: Peace Bisquit Records
Russ Buchanan - Save the Institution! (A Gay Marriage Sing-along)
Album: Save the Institution! EP; Label: Midnight Graffiti Music
Scissor Sisters - Baby Come Home
Album: Magic Hour; Label: Casablanca
Lauren Beach - JD, PhD candidate in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology & genetics at the U of M
Topics: FDA guidelines for blood donation from men who have sex with men
Beverly Luther - Associate counsel at Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Topics: The Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 Class of 2013
Laura Nelson - Associate at Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi and attorney for Project 515
Topics: The Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 Class of 2013