Posts tagged "blood donation"

FDA Considers Lifting Antiquated Ban On Blood Donations From Gay Men

In 1983, the FDA put a policy in place that forbids any man who has had sex with another man since 1977 from donating blood. The policy, which still stands today, was implemented at the height of the AIDS epidemic. The LGBT community was devastated by the virus, and gay men were at a higher…

By: Claire Hannum / December 1, 2014

Tuesday Quickies!

Check out this internet dating-inspired wedding cake. [Engadget] American Idol winner Ruben Studdard just applied for a marriage license in Alabama. Will he sing at his own wedding? [AHN] The best boutique department store in the world, Paris' Colette, is coming to the U.S.! [Fashionista] Chinese government bans lesbians from donating blood. [Boinkology]…

By: The Frisky / June 24, 2008