blood donation

February 2, 2015

Ireland is moving ahead with more LGBT protections in employment and blood donations

Irish government is aiming to end two more discriminatory practices this upcoming year. Ireland’s health Minister Leo Varadkar, who last week came out as gay, has referred recommendations to revise restrictions on gay men donating blood; while Equality Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin has confirmed that religious-run schools and hospitals will by Easter 2015 be prevented from firing staff for being gay, divorced or an unmarried parent.

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FDA rejects deceased gay teen's organ donation because he was gay

Openly gay teen AJ Betts committed suicide over a year ago at his home in Iowa.

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May 19, 2014

Canadian Blood Services refuses to allow trans woman to give blood

On March 14th, Clayre Sessoms was denied the opportunity to donate blood.

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