More man than you can handle…

Given the attention being paid to the issue of the lifetime ban on blood donation by sexually active gay and bisexual men, you’d think the Irish Blood Transfusion Service might have chosen a slightly different approach for their current drive to get men to donate…

man enough


New blood donation policies in Europe

In the last couple of weeks two more European countries have announced plans to change their blood donation policies for gay and bisexual men. The Netherlands has modified the lifetime ban on men who’ve had sex with men to a 12-month ban, while France is pursuing a multi-stage approach that should eventually arrive at a policy that will treat people equally regardless of the sex of their sexual partners.

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