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Gay Positive (2014)

Not Rated | | Documentary
Gay Positive is the story of one man trying to bring to attention the outdated ban on gay men donating blood in the United States of America. This documentary is meant to inform and educate... See full summary »

Director:

A.J. Mattioli (as Jana Mattioli)

Writer:

Greg Dyrsten

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Credited cast:
Rutanya Alda ... Self
Blanche Baker ... Self
Jim Colucci ... Self
Laverne Cox ... Self
Beckie Davies Beckie Davies ... Self
Frank DeCaro ... Self
Greg Dyrsten Greg Dyrsten ... Self
Trapper Felides Trapper Felides ... Self
Elissa Goldstein Elissa Goldstein ... Self
Tiago Grade Tiago Grade ... Self
Carly Hughes Carly Hughes ... Self
Greg Jackson Greg Jackson ... Self
Chelsey Keding Chelsey Keding ... Self
Yetta Kurland Yetta Kurland ... Self
Lisa Lampanelli ... Self
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Gay Positive is the story of one man trying to bring to attention the outdated ban on gay men donating blood in the United States of America. This documentary is meant to inform and educate people on this controversial issue. A woman who recently received her nursing degree presents facts that could suggest that in order to keep our blood supply clean and abundant, we must update our current screening process for potential donors. By taking the camera to the streets, Gay Positive captures the opinions of people from many walks of life regarding how they feel about the ban today. One of the questions posed was, "If you were in need of a blood transfusion and the donor was healthy, would it concern you if this generous individual was a gay male?" Recent history proves that when tragedy strikes, donor centers are often in short supply and struggle to meet demand. The ban forces organizations such as The Red Cross to reject willing, disease-free, healthy individuals. During the filming of... Written by Greg Dyrsten

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Gay blood could save your life.

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Budget:

$40,000 (estimated)
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Color
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