Blood Donation

Blood Donation

FDA Announces New Blood Donation Policy, Orgs Say It Does Not Go Far Enough

Health
The FDA announced new guidelines for blood donations that change the current lifetime ban for men who have sex with men (MSM) to a one-year ban. ...
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France to Remove Gay Blood Ban in Spring 2016

International
Beginning in the spring of 2016, France will no longer be allowed to ban blood donations given by gay men. ...
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Council: End Blood Donation Ban for Gay, Bisexual Men

Top News Politics Health Local
The Seattle City Council sent a letter to the FDA Tuesday requesting an end to the lifetime ban on blood donations from men who have sex with men. ...
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China Lifts 14-Year Blood Ban for Lesbian Donors

China Lifts 14-Year Blood Ban for Lesbian Donors
This week in health news, China lifted a 14-year ban that prohibited lesbian women from donating blood. ...
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National Association of the Deaf Issues Statement Supporting Same-Sex Marriage Rights

National Association of the Deaf Issues Statement Supporting Same-Sex Marriage Rights
The NAD supports national, state and local policy or legislative initiatives that promote the right to marriage equality for all people, including GLBT deaf and hard of hearing individuals. ...
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Sen. Patty Murray Supports New HHS Study, Pushes to Update Policy Banning Gay Blood Donation

Sen. Patty Murray Supports New HHS Study, Pushes to Update Policy Banning Gay Blood Donation
Currently, any man who has had sex with another man since 1977 is banned for life from donating blood. ...
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