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- Posted on Jul 20, 2022
At the onset of the AIDS epidemic, the FDA implemented a ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood. Many now question whether these policies, which have since evolved, are outdated.
- Posted on Mar 4, 2022
Blood supplies across the nation are the lowest they’ve been in a decade, but when many gay men try to donate, they’re being turned away.
The study aims to evaluate alternatives to the blood donor deferral policy known as men who have sex with men, or MSM.
- Posted on Jan 18, 2022
FDA-funded study aims to lift restrictions on blood donation for gay, bisexual men
- Posted on Jan 9, 2022
A blood shortage exacerbated by the COVID pandemic is adding support to an effort to change the FDA’s longstanding ban on donations by sexually active gay men.
- Posted on Jul 16, 2021
The country’s leading blood bank, Vitalant, OneBlood, and The American Red Cross, are participating in a new study that might
Nation’s largest blood centers collaborate on study into FDA’s ‘men who have sex with men’ deferral policies
- Posted on Jul 1, 2021
LGBTQ+ groups hopeful research effort leads to expanded blood donor eligibility
(doesn’t appear on English version of website) Nation’s Largest Blood Centers Conducting Innovative Research
- Posted on May 18, 2021
SAN FRANCISCO and ORLANDO, Fla. and WASHINGTON, May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Three of the nation’s largest blood centers have launched a pilot study through a contract funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that could
- Posted on Dec 15, 2020
The Hill – FDA funding study around blood donations from gay men.