GLAAD criticizes FDA ban on blood and plasma donations from gay and bisexual men during coronavirus pandemic

A petition, nearing 20,000 signatures, calls for an end to the “antiquated ban” for donating blood, the media advocacy organization for people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer said. The blood donation policy according to the FDA’s guidelines, is an attempt to reduce the risk of HIV transmission. “The FDA cannot let […]