US ends 30-year ban on blood donations by gay men

December 22, 2015 6:01 AM

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US ends 30-year ban on blood donations by gay men

The United States government on Monday overturned its 30-year ban on blood donations by gay men, saying they can now donate 12 months after their last sexual contact with another man. Gay rights advocates said the updated policy remains discriminatory.

WASHINGTON: The United States government on Monday overturned its 30-year ban on blood donations by gay men, saying they can now donate 12 months after their last sexual contact with another man.

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