Oh, positive: Antiquated blood ban may soon face its letting
Good news, gay men: We too might soon get access to the same juice and cookies that facilitators give those who do their vital civic duty. Oh, and to basic fairness as well:
The Food & Drug Administration is starting the review process intended to lead to an end to the policy prohibiting gay and bisexual men from donating blood, according to the Federal Register.
A notice published Thursday states the Department of Health & Human Services has scheduled a meeting next month of the Advisory Committee on Blood Safety & Availability to discuss the issue.
FDA starts process of lifting gay blood donor ban [Wash Blade]
*More from HRC: Progress Toward Ending the Blood Ban [HRC]
A positive. Though some will surely B negative.
Whatever. They cannot stop our equality. They cannot stop our hemoglobin.
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