Prism & Pen
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Prism & Pen

Do You Think My Blood Is Dirty?

How blood donation guidelines made me feel like a monster

man with red paint covering his face on black background

I was 17 years old the first time I learned what discrimination feels like.

My high school put on occasional blood drives in the annexed gymnasium at the back of the building, which were always a hit with do-gooders and apathetic teenagers…



Amplifying LGBTQ voices through the art of storytelling

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Evan Kinzle

Writer, marketer, avid reader, and expert on all things pertaining to being a gay man and eating cheese. Find me on Instagram and Twitter: @evankinzle