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Proposed FDA Blood Donation Policy Perpetuates Stereotypes and Stigma

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 05.15.2015 | Gay Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

The FDA's proposed policy change for blood donations by gay and bisexual men--from lifetime deferral to eligibility after a year of sexual abstinence--still makes no sense and will continue to stigmatize gay men.

WATCH: Eat, Drink, Give Blood At Donation Drive Parties!

Posted 08.01.2012 | Impact

Instead of mulling over its alarmingly low blood supply, the American Red Cross is throwing parties. To help boost a blood supply that’s dipped t...

Red Cross: Blood Supply Lowest In 15 Years (What You Can Do)

Posted 07.31.2012 | Impact

The American Red Cross’ blood supply has hit a 15-year low, USA Today reports. According to the nonprofit’s website, it got 50,000 fewer donati...

Red Cross Cutbacks Puts Blood Safety At Risk, Workers May Strike

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

A national coalition of labor unions, consumers and health advocates called on the FDA Wednesday to crack down on the Red Cross's ongoi...