The fact that the UK's new regulations exclude people on PrEP has proved controversial.
If you've recovered from the coronavirus, your plasma might be useful to other people.
Their "Bleed for the Throne" blood drive is kicking off with an immersive experience at SXSW.
Turns out that animal blood donation is real, and strangely important.
The same ban is still very much alive in the United States.
A federal policy forces gay and bisexual men to abstain from sex for a year to donate blood.
If you've ever exchanged money for sexual services, you're barred from giving blood in the UK—forever. Sex workers explain why the ban is unjust.
Under existing regulations, it's currently impossible to give blood if you’re a man who’s had sex with another man in the last year—even if you used protection. We meet the activist fighting for change with a self-enforced sex ban.
The regulatory agency put out a call for public comment on the current restrictions this week, with experts hopeful the FDA will revisit the policy and allow gay men to give blood.
Trans rights groups are pissed off about the new policy, which focuses on gender identity and surgery—not behaviour.