FDA Mulls A Change To Its Policy Against Some Gay Men Donating Blood
The FDA is considering a change to its policy that defers men from donating blood if they've had sex with another man in the past 12 months.By Grant Suneson | July 27, 2016
In the wake of the Orlando nightclub massacre, many gay men were disappointed to learn they couldn't donate blood to help the victims from their own community.
Currently, the Food and Drug Administration's policy recommends that blood centers defer donations from men who've had sex with other men in the past year. But that's being reconsidered.