HOMOPHOBIC BIGOTRY: “FDA Lifts Discriminatory Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood, Institutes New Discriminatory Ban” / David Badash ☮

Gay Pride Flag The FDA is instituting a new discriminatory ban on gay men – but on no one else, in a failed attempt to “protect” the nation’s blood supply.

Now, after more than a year of discussions, testimony from experts, a substantial letter from 80 Democratic members of Congress, and other deliberations by experts, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just announced it will drop the “ever” part of its ban on gay men donating blood, but replace it with a one-year prohibition on men who have had sex with men.

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