Blood Equality was launched in partnership with FCB Health, GMHC, and the Blood Mirror project to raise awareness of the FDA's discriminatory blood donation policy and advocate for equality.

The Blood Equality Campaign


Blood Equality at the Hammer Museum 
November 22, 2016
Los Angeles, CA

Co-presented by the Williams Institute

– Mark Joseph Stern, writer,

– Jim Halloran, president of TwitterOpen
– Jeffrey Klausner, MD, professor of medicine and public health in the
   UCLA Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Epidemiology
– Kelsey Louie, CEO of GMHC
– Brad Sears, Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law

World Blood Donor Day at the High Line
June 14, 2016
New York, NY

In Collaboration:
– FCB Health
– Leo Herrera
– The Carry Nation

Blood Mirror Panel at Trinity Wall Street
November 2, 2015
New York, NY

– Ryan Campbell

– The Rev. Winnie Varghese, Community Outreach at Trinity Church, board
   member of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship
– The Rev. John Moody, served at Trinity Wall Street for forty years and
   donated blood for the creation of Blood Mirror
– Eric Sawyer, UNAIDS Civil Society Partnership Advisor, co-founder of
– Kelsey Louie, CEO of GMHC and donated blood for the creation of
   Blood Mirror


Blood Illuminated at American University Museum
October 6, 2015
Washington, DC

– Mark Joseph Stern, writer,

– Prof. I. Glenn CohenFaculty Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy,
   Biotechnology & Bioethics at Harvard Law School and one of the world’s
   leading experts on the intersection of bioethics and the law. 
– Scott Schoettes, HIV Project Director at Lambda Legal
– Kelsey Louie, CEO of GMHC and Blood Mirror donor
– Oliver Anene, LGBT Activist from Nigeria on political asylum in the US and
   Blood Mirror donor.
– Howard Grossman, M.D., HIV Specialist, Staff Physician, Cleveland Clinic, 
   Medical Supervisor and Blood Mirror donor.