Updated: Apr 5, 2020
If you've listened to our episode "MSM Blood Donations" you know that there are restrictions in place which make it effectively impossible for MSM (men who have sex with men) to donate blood.
Listen to the episode here:
For our #ActionSteps in this episode:
If you’re eligible, please donate blood. Check out redcrossblood.org
Sign the petition. Glaad is hosting a petition to lift this ban of MSM and you can add your name for free at glaad.nationbuilder.com/blood
Continue your education. Several references mentioned in today’s episode are listed below.
If you’re someone who wasn’t aware of this restriction, you can probably assume that someone else you know is also unaware. Share this episode or the Glaad petition with your friends - help spread the word so we can make a change.
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On the policy: