Israel Will Now Let Gay Men Donate Blood

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08/23/2021

Israel has ended a restriction on blood donation that effectively prohibited gay men from donating blood. Until now, Israel had prohibited any man who had had same-sex relations over the past 12 months from giving blood. Now, the question’s wording will be changed to asking whether prospective donors have had “high risk sexual relations with a new partner or partners” during the past three months, according to the Associated Press.

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