Gay Blood Ban

Gay Blood Ban

FDA Lifts Gay Blood Ban with 12-Month Celibacy Clause

The FDA said Tuesday it will reverse a 31-year-old gay blood ban with a new policy barring donations from men who have had gay sex in the previous year.
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The FDA said Tuesday it will reverse a 31-year-old gay blood ban with a new policy barring donations from men who have had gay sex in the previous year. ...
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Council: End Blood Donation Ban for Gay, Bisexual Men

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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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American Osteopathic Association: Lift Gay Blood Ban

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Last month the American Medical Association also voted to recommend that the FDA lift its ban and allow men who have sex with men to donate 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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