Canadians Denied: A Queer Diasporic Analysis of the Canadian Blood Donor
AbstractCanadian Blood Services (CBS), through its blood donor screening process, constructs a blood donor body/subject that is framed through a series of exclusions. Using queer diasporic analysis, I explore and interrogate not only the construction of the blood donor body/subject, but also the political and legal challenges brought to this construction. Résumé La Société canadienne du sang, par son processus de présélection du sang, définit un donneur de sang /sujet, en se basant sur une série d'exclusions. En se servant de l'analyse diasporique queer, j'explore et j'interroge non seulement la construction du donneur de sang/sujet, mais aussi les défis politiques et légaux qui sont apportés à cette construction.
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