FDA Lifts Ban On Gay Men Donating Blood
The Food and Drug Administration officially overturned its lifetime ban and now will allow gay men to donate if they've been celibate for a year.By Ryan Biek | December 21, 2015
The Food and Drug Administration has officially lifted its ban on donating blood for men who have slept with men.
Now a year of abstinence is required before they can donate. (Video via The American National Red Cross)
The FDA reports only about 4 percent of American men say they've had sex with another man within the last five years.