People give blood during a blood drive of the German Red Cross DRK in Erfurt, Germany, on March 18, 2020. Photo: AP People give blood during a blood drive of the German Red Cross DRK in Erfurt, Germany, on March 18, 2020. Photo: AP
People give blood during a blood drive of the German Red Cross DRK in Erfurt, Germany, on March 18, 2020. Photo: AP
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As coronavirus crisis widens, calls rise for countries to allow gay men to donate blood

  • Blood supplies around the world are facing unprecedented pressures due to the coronavirus pandemic
  • Many are calling for countries to ease restrictions on men who have sex with men from giving blood, a policy that activists have long decried as discriminatory

Topic |   LGBT
People give blood during a blood drive of the German Red Cross DRK in Erfurt, Germany, on March 18, 2020. Photo: AP People give blood during a blood drive of the German Red Cross DRK in Erfurt, Germany, on March 18, 2020. Photo: AP
People give blood during a blood drive of the German Red Cross DRK in Erfurt, Germany, on March 18, 2020. Photo: AP
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