A campaign in Wales, which is aiming to give gay, bi and MSM (men who have sex with men) the right to donate blood in line with everyone else, is calling for reform. The current law in Wales states that […]
The group FreedomToDonate, who successfully led the campaign to update the Government’s rules on gay and bi men donating blood in 2017, are now calling for people who still aren’t allowed to donate to make their voices heard.
The UK’s Government has launched an action plan, in which it wants to deal with issues facing the LGBT+ community in the UK, including health.
Israel announced Monday that it would be lifting a ban on gay and bisexual male blood donors, a change that has not been made in the United States. Israel’s national emergency service Magen David Adom devised a “double testing” system […]
The wait time before gay and bisexual men can legally give blood has been reduced from 12 months. The UK now has one of the most progressive blood donation policies, concerning donations from gay and bisexual men, in the world. […]
After the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history killed 58 and injured around 530 people in Las Vegas Sunday night, blood banks in Nevada have been inundated with people wishing to donate blood to help the victims. Due to licensing […]
Welsh political party, Plaid Cymru have pledged to end the discriminatory blood ban placed on gay and bisexual men who have had sex in the previous 12 months. Plaid Cymru has said they will end the discriminatory blood ban that […]
Have you seen these posters which have been cropping up in Soho? Well it’s all about the fact that gay and bisexual men STILL can’t give blood in the UK unless they’ve abstained from sex for ONE YEAR – […]
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Blood Donation, a group of MPs and Peers from across the political spectrum who will inform on the Government’s review of blood donation in the UK was launched today in Parliament. A group of MPs […]
Great news from the gay men’s blood donation campaign. Public Health Minister Jane Ellison MP has just announced that the advisory body will now review who can safely donate in 2016. As it stands gay and bisexual men who have […]
Singer Anton Stephans has given his support to Blood Pact, a campaign that is fighting for the rights of gay men to be able to donate blood. As the law currently stands in the UK, gay and bisexual men are […]