Month: December 2020

Tragedy becomes call to action on Blood Donor Day in Washington and Oregon, December 18

The 2017 Amtrak 501 train derailment near DuPont demonstrated that when it comes to emergency needs, the Pacific Northwest’s blood supply must be on-hand and ready – ready for the community. Governors Kate Brown and Jay Inslee recognized Friday, December…

Tragedy Becomes Call to Action on Blood Donor Day in Washington and Oregon, December 18

The 2017 Amtrak 501 train derailment near DuPont demonstrated that when it comes to urgent needs, the Pacific Northwest’s blood supply must be on-going and ready – ready for the community. Governors Kate Brown and Jay Inslee recognized Friday, December…

The deputy of the North welcomes the decision of the blood donors because “the old rules were rooted in homophobia”

The UK government has updated the rules on donating blood (photo posed by model). Northern MP Jamie Stone praised the changes that mean more gay and bisexual men can be blood donors. The previous rules meant that they had to…

Change in blood donation rule allows more gay and bisexual men to donate blood

The changes to the questions asked of blood donors will allow more gay and bisexual men to be able to donate blood in the future. Currently, men cannot donate blood in the UK if they have had sex with another…