Monthly Archives: March 2012

Raise Awareness: Post this on Facebook and Twitter

Watch our video about the FDA’s gay blood ban: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1E46mM3vfo&feature=share and sign our petition to end it: http://www.change.org/petitions/red-is-in-the-rainbow Advertisements

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Notice to the Federal Register

Read the official notice by the Department of Health and Human Services here: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2012/03/13/2012-6091/request-for-information-rfi-on-design-of-a-pilot-operational-study-to-assess-alternative-blood-donor#p-3

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Taking Steps: What the US Department of Health and Human Services is Doing

The US Department of Health and Human services has begun to study the possibility of changing blood donation regulations to allow gay men to donate.  Find out more by reading here: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2012/03/13/hhs-studying-feasibility-of-allowing-gay-men-to-donate-blood/

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Save the Date: American University Blood Drive

We will be hosting a blood drive at American University on Wednesday, April 25.  At the blood drive, we will be spreading awareness of the FDA’s gay blood ban and promoting action to end it. If you are interested in … Continue reading

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Our Awareness Video

View to learn about the state of the FDA’s gay blood ban

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Follow us on Twitter!

Want up to the minute information about Red is in the Rainbow? Follow @redintherainbow on Twitter! Also, use #redisintherainbow to promote education about the FDA’s gay blood ban and why we should change it.

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Sign the Petition

Thanks to all who have signed our petition thus far!  If you haven’t yet, please sign this petition to tell the FDA you want it to change its discriminatory policy that forbids gay men from donating blood: http://www.change.org/petitions/red-is-in-the-rainbow

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