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Outdated homophobic policies on donating blood still plague society

Disagreeably, gay men are unable to donate blood regardless of their HIV status. (file photo)

Oden Taylor

November 6, 2019

In the early ‘80s, rumors of a “gay disease” spread across America, completely misrepresenting Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) as something only gay people—specifically men—could contract. These rumors were perpetrated by what is now referred to as the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS...

Fast foods vegetarian options are beyond expectations

Many fast food companies have added plant-based alternatives to their menus as of 2019.

Oden Taylor

November 6, 2019

Vegetarian fast food options are no longer limited to quesadillas, salad and french fries thanks to meatless meals, which have become more than just a trend. Fast food companies used to boast about their 100% real meat products, but now the newest items on popular menus advertise meat-free, plant-b...

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