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UK eases restrictions on gay and bisexual blood donors

British officials will roll back some restrictions on gay and bisexual men donating blood beginning in 2021, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced Monday. A campaigner who vowed to repay the eight pints of blood that saved his grandfather's life says the policy is "much fairer".
UK eases restrictions on gay and bisexual blood donors
5 months ago|London, United Kingdom

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Blood donation: Rule change means more gay and bisexual men can give blood

Men who have sex with men in a long-term relationship will now be able to donate blood at any time.

5 months ago|United Kingdom
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Blood donor rules to be relaxed for gay and bisexual men in England

Policy change due in 2021 will allow gay and bisexual men in long-term relationships to give blood

5 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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UK eases restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men in 'landmark change'

Blood donors in the U.K., including gay and bisexual men, who have had the same sexual partner for more than 3 months can donate starting next summer.

5 months ago|United States
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Gay men in long-term relationships to be able to donate blood for first time

From next summer, men in same-sex long-term relationship will be able to give blood without having to abstain for three months prior. It's a move which has been championed by campaigners

5 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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UK to let some gay and bisexual men give blood

The UK will allow some sexually active gay and bisexual men to donate blood, overturning a ban that originated during the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the 1980s and has been decried as homophobic for years.

5 months ago|Atlanta, United States
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More gay and bisexual men can donate blood after NHS rule change

The rule change means men in long-term relationship will be able to give blood from next summer

5 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Gay and bisexual men face easier blood donations after 'landmark' ruling

GAY and bisexual men in a long-term relationships will be able to donate blood from next summer, a "landmark" ruling has announced.

5 months ago|United Kingdom
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Britain removes blanket ban on gay blood donors in 'landmark' health shift

Gay rights campaigners say health authorities in Australia should also allow more gay and bisexual men to donate blood.

5 months ago|Sydney, Australia
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U.K. to Ease Rules on Blood Donations by Gay and Bisexual Men

The new policy, which will take effect next summer, was described by Britain’s health secretary as a landmark and by an activist as “a fundamental shift toward recognizing people are individuals.”

5 months ago|New York, United States
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U.K. eases restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men

The government called it a "landmark change" and the guidelines go into effect next summer.

5 months ago|New York, United States
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