Piece from CAN YOU SAVE SUPERMAN? II exhibition

Jordan Eagles’ art combines images of superheroes and blood from HIV positive people in an effort to examine the U.S. blood donation policy for gay and bisexual men.

The current U.S. policy requires gay and bisexual men abstain from sex for three months before donating blood. This policy does not take into account the person's risk of being HIV positive, and it does not apply to heterosexuals. "Discriminatory and unnecessary deferral periods prevent [gay and bisexual men] from helping to save lives,” said Eagles.

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