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Last week we posted about a young man who was unable to donate some of his organs after he passed away due to his classification as a gay male, born after 1977. Because no one could verify

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Excerpt: A portion of a deceased teen’s organ donation has been rejected because he was gay. But a Food and Drug Administration policy, which prohibits men who have sex with men from donating tissue, has barred Betts

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via Breitbart News: San Francisco Presses Feds to End Ban on Gay Male Blood Donations Excerpt: In 1983, as the AIDS epidemic was raging, gays and bisexual men were banned from donating blood by the FDA. Now

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From Stuart Scott: Our life’s journey is about the people in it. How you live. Why you live. The manner in which you live.  Please make a difference with yours.

News: Botswana gay activists to sue gov’t over blood donation ban

From Agence de Presse Africaine: The Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) said Wednesday it is weighing legal options to take the Botswana government to court for barring members of the gays and lesbian community

News: More Voices to Change Gay Blood Ban

Across the country on July 11, there were dozens of blood drives to raise awareness of the current FDA-enforced “gay blood ban.” This effort has raised the profile of the issue even higher and hopefully the pressure

White House Petition: End the FDA Gay Blood Ban

Call On HHS & The FDA To End Their Ban Against Gay & Bisexual Male Blood Donors The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) bans gay & bisexual men from donating blood. The current lifetime deferral focuses