U.K. to base blood donation on behaviour, not stereotypes. Why not us?

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Stereotyped as spreaders of blood-borne viruses such as HIV, gay men are barred from donating blood in many countries regardless of risk-reducing behaviors such as monogamy and condom use. But that might change soon as the UK becomes one of the first countries to lift its blanket ban on blood donation from gay men and to implement individualized risk-based screening of donors, allowing those who engage in safe sex to donate regardless of sexuality. Read full article here

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