Meet the Gay Man Going 12 Months Without Sex So He Can Donate Blood
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.
Gay men in the US may be allowed to donate blood in far greater numbers
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.
It's Time to Lift America's Insane Rules About Who Can Donate Blood
In the wake of the Pulse shooting, public health advocates and activists are calling on the FDA to strike down a ban they view as discriminatory, stigmatizing, and based on outdated science.