Web Toolbar by Wibiya
Login | Sign Up AnonymousUser
twiter
New to Comunitee?


or Sign Up with Email

Health

>> FOOD NETWORK Latest News

SEP 15, 2013 - Huffington Post

A Must Read - Share

Gay Blood Donors Ban Endures In The U.S., Despite Lacking 'Sound Science'

NEW YORK -- The U.S. gay-rights movement has achieved many victories in recent years – on marriage, military service and other fronts. Yet one vestige of an earlier, more wary era remains firmly in place: the 30-year-old nationwide ban on blood donations by gay and bisexual men. Dating from the first years of the AIDS epidemic, the ban is a source of frustration to many gay activists, and also to many leading players in the nation's health and blood-supply community who have joined in calling for change. In June, the American Medical Association voted to oppose the policy. AMA board ... Read More

Tags: Gay Blood Donors Ban Endures In The U.S., Despite Lacking 'Sound Science',  Food Network Latest News