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FDA issued draft guidelines on a new blood donation policy; it now seeks public comment before the changes are finalized.
Having eased its ban on blood donations from gay and bi men in 2020, the FDA may soon use a questionnaire to assess individual risk.
Canada’s new blood screening policy will not focus on sexual orientation. How does it compare with U.K. and U.S. rules?
LGBTQ community centers team with the ADVANCE study to research blood donor eligibility and HIV risk. Participants wanted!
Plus: Buy a “Queer Blood America” work by artist Jordan Eagles, who fights the FDA’s discriminatory ban on blood donors.
After reviewing thousands of blood donations, researchers found no reason to alter current screening practices.
Men who have sex with men can donate blood and plasma if they’ve abstained from sex for three months, instead of a year.
The American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society come together to encourage people to #GiveBloodtoGiveTime.
There’s little known risk of spreading the disease through blood transfusions.
“Overall, the candidates seemed well informed around HIV/AIDS issues.”
A Tennessee man has lost his job and separated from his wife after receiving a false positive from an HIV test, reports News Channel 5.
Israel’s health ministry will investigate in April whether to end the country’s ban on blood donations from gay men, Pink News reports.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is reconsidering its rules forbidding men who have sex with men (MSM) from donating blo...
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