Tag Archives: Discrimination

Sign & Share our Petition to End the Gay Blood Ban

Sign our petition to pressure the FDA to change its discriminatory policy that forbids gay men from donating blood!  Click here to be directed to the petition. Once you’ve signed, share the petition to friends!  You can share it in a variety … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Around The World

The United States has a lifetime ban on blood donations from a man who has ever had sex with another man.  But what policies do other countries have?  Here are the policies that some other countries have adopted: (Note: this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Join the Discussion

On Thursday, June 28, at 4pm EDT, the Huffington Post is sponsoring a live discussion about the FDA’s gay blood ban.  We encourage everyone to tune in and voice their opinions!  Learn more about the live discussion here.  Read up on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stay Updated

Want to stay updated with our work? One way is through our Twitter account.  Click here to see our account. We are also spreading our educational video, which you can view here. Finally, visit and like our Facebook page here. We … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why We Fight

The US Food and Drug Administration currently bans any man who has had sex with another man at any point since 1977 from donating blood.  This ban does not consider the results of HIV tests, whether protection was used, the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wins and Losses

On May 8, North Carolina passed a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.  We are sorely disappointed by the outcome of this referendum vote.  However, we cannot give up the fight.  The LGBT Rights Movement is happening now, and we cannot … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What’s happening?

Red is in the Rainbow is still working hard to change the FDA policy that bans any man who has had sex with another man since 1977 from donating blood.  Later this month, the US Department of Health and Human … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment