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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
A coalition of liberal interest groups and 130 members of Congress are calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to change its current policy...
The FDA is targeting young LGBT smokers with its "This Free Life" campaign
The win for marriage equality was the high point of the year -- and a seminal moment for the LGBT movement
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday issued final guidance recommending that, for purposes of blood and tissue donation, the current indefinite lifetime...
Jordan Eagles' new piece of art hopes to spark conversations about the FDA's current ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men
Both sides of the gay blood ban debate say science should have the final word