An anti-gay pastor declared that gay people were “AIDS dispensers” during a rant criticizing the recent loosening of restrictions on gay and bisexual blood donors....
The FDA has announced new guidelines lifting a categorical ban on gay and bisexual blood donors in favor of a risk-based assessment.
An American artist has created a shirt made with the blood of gay men that serves as a protest against the United States’ restrictions on...
FDA officials are proposing moving towards a behavioral-based, individualized risk assessment form for all donors.
LGBTQ advocates are urging the FDA to eliminate the deferral period for gay and bisexual blood donors
The Food and Drug Administration suggests that people avoid poppers during sex due to "an increase in reports of deaths and hospitalizations"
An FDA-funded study seeks to develop screening tools that could lead to the end of a blanket deferral period for gay and bi male blood...
Study hopes to asses whether individualized risk assessments would be just as effective as categorical bans
Sen. Brad Hoylman was previously turned away from donating blood because he is a married gay man
Bill would shift donation guidelines from a sexual orientation-based deferral period to an individual risk assessment
Advocates call for categorical bans or deferral periods for certain groups, like gay and bisexual men
Gay celebrities, both of whom overcame COVID-19 infections, recount being turned away from donating plasma
AGs' letter advises adopting a gender-neutral, behavior-based screening of blood donors
The FDA has reduced its celibacy requirement for gay men wishing to donate blood. Critics say it still discriminates.
Reduced deferral period comes amid concerns of blood and plasma shortages due to COVID-19 pandemic