Health officials at the UK's Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and in America (FDA) would have us believe that discriminatory bans on gay blood and plasma donation are all about risk. It's true, but the kind of risk used to enact public policy can mean the difference between laws based on facts and ones founded in mass hysteria. Read Full Post Gay Blood Bans Are All About Risk originally appeared on About.
The FDA is beginning the review process to lift the ban on donations from gay men. Chris Johnson at the Washington Blade reports: A notice published Thursday states the Department of Health & Human Services has scheduled a meeting n... Read Post
The Health and Human Services Department (HHS) is considering new criteria for blood donation for gay men, reports The Hill. Currently, men who have had sex with other men (MSM) since 1977 cannot donate blood due to “higher levels o... Read Post