Entry #108: Blood donations by MSMs in Brazil

Current Version

RegionBrazil
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (1-year deferral)
Start Date1993
End DateMay 8, 2020
DescriptionBlood Donation was banned in Brazil until 2020.
Sourceshttp://noticias.terra.com.br/brasil/mesmo-proibida-a-discriminacao-gays-nao-podem-doar-sangue,a6abdc840f0da310VgnCLD200000bbcceb0aRCRD.html http://www.jn.pt/PaginaInicial/Nacional/Interior.aspx?content_id=1626567 http://www.cidadeverde.com/matizes-cobra-da-oab-posicao-sobre-doacao-de-sangue-por-gays-134893


Revision History (2)

Revision by danlev

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueBanned (6-month deferral)Banned (1-year deferral)

Revision by danlev

Old Value (Original) New Value
End Date(NONE)May 8, 2020
NoteBlood Donation was banned in Brazil until 2020.
Show Difference
Blood Donation was banned in Brazil until 2020.
Reports (33)
  • Status is not correct "In May 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Supreme Court ("Supremo Tribunal Federal") declared the limitation unconstitutional and struck out the restrictions. Consequently, Brazil became one of the first Latin American countries to permit gay and bisexual men to donate blood under terms equal to heterosexual men."
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Newer law has been passed "Legal since 2020"
  • Status is not correct "Prohibition ended in 2020 (https://saude.abril.com.br/blog/com-a-palavra/doacao-de-sangue-por-homens-gays-o-fim-de-uma-proibicao-preconceituosa/)"
  • Newer law has been passed "It's been legal since May, 2020."
  • Status is not correct "In 2020, homosexuals in brazil were allowed to donate blood without any restriction."
  • Newer law has been passed "The Supreme Court has ruled that this ban is unconstitutional in may/2020. Now rules are applied the same for everyone. "
  • Status is not correct "https://apcapdobem.com.br/todo-mundo-pode-doar-sangue-stf-derruba-restricao-de-doacao-de-sangue-pelo-grupo-lgbtqia/"
  • Status is not correct "https://apcapdobem.com.br/todo-mundo-pode-doar-sangue-stf-derruba-restricao-de-doacao-de-sangue-pelo-grupo-lgbtqia/"
  • Status is not correct "Supreme Court has ruled illegal to discriminate LGBTQIA+ blood donation in 2020. Source: http://portal.stf.jus.br/noticias/verNoticiaDetalhe.asp?idConteudo=443015&ori=1"
  • Status is not correct "Now LGBTQ+ people can donate blood"
  • Status is not correct "This changed in May 8, 2020, the STF removed the restriction of the Anvisa and Ministério da Saúde. Now the restrictions for blood donations are the same for all sexualities. Official Source: http://portal.stf.jus.br/noticias/verNoticiaDetalhe.asp?idConteudo=443015&ori=1"
  • Status is not correct "Is actually legal for LGBTQI+ people to donate blood without resistance of the government."
  • Other "Banned for 12 months since the last sexual intercourse."
  • Status is not correct "There is no a active discrimination policy on the subject. There are formal restrictions, but the praxis is as close to heteronormative's blood donations as it can get."
  • Newer law has been passed " Blood donations is now legal source: https://saude.abril.com.br/blog/com-a-palavra/doacao-de-sangue-por-homens-gays-o-fim-de-uma-proibicao-preconceituosa/ https://g1.globo.com/df/distrito-federal/noticia/2020/06/19/apos-decisao-do-supremo-hemocentro-de-brasilia-muda-protocolos-e-aceita-doacao-de-sangue-de-homens-lgbt.ghtml https://brasil.elpais.com/brasil/2020-05-08/em-decisao-historica-stf-derruba-restricao-de-doacao-de-sangue-por-homossexuais.html"
  • Status is not correct "It's now possible for LGBTQ+ to donate blood: https://brasil.elpais.com/brasil/2020-05-08/em-decisao-historica-stf-derruba-restricao-de-doacao-de-sangue-por-homossexuais.html"
  • Status is not correct "Restrictions were lifted in May 2020. Now the same rules are applied to every citizen despite the gender they had sex in the previous months. https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN22M05N"
  • Status is not correct "Since 2020, the Supreme Court decided that gay men and transexual women can donate blood."
  • Status is not correct "Supreme Court has uplifted the ban in 2020"
  • Status is not correct "https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-lgbt-blood/brazils-supreme-court-throws-out-rules-that-limit-gay-men-donating-blood-idUSKBN22M05N"
  • Newer law has been passed "The Brazilian supreme court that that the than again gay men is inconstitucional. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/09/brazil-court-ends-restrictions-gay-bisexual-men-give-blood"
  • Status is not correct "The Brazilian Supreme Court has changed this last month, now it is completely legal for LGBTQ+ to donate blood "
  • Status is not correct "The Supreme Federal Court ruled in support of the LGBT community. Now, blood donation is legalised to the LGBT community."
  • Status is not correct "Supreme Court authorized blood donations on 9 May, 2020."
  • Newer law has been passed "Brazil no longer has a deferral "
  • Newer law has been passed "In the State Of Rio Grande do Norte It's illegal Blood donating centers deny LGBT people to donate. Since July 2019"
  • Date is incorrect "https://conta.gazetadopovo.com.br/assine/privado?referrer=https://www.gazetadopovo.com.br/justica/restricao-de-doacao-de-sangue-por-homossexuais-chega-ao-stf-9j7suudd1x160bns0c6yq7n4t"
  • Status is not correct "Banned by 12 months"
  • Status is not correct "deferral is 1 year"
  • Status is not correct "Indefinite deferral."
  • Status is not correct "The duration of deferral for MSM in Brazil is 12 months ( since Dec 13 , 2002 ) . https://www.researchgate.net/publication/51713140_Deferral_of_males_who_had_sex_with_other_males ( page 10 ) file:///C:/Users/Laptiptop10019/Desktop/587-1838-1-PB.pdf ( page 03 )"
  • Status is not correct "The deferral period following the last male-to-male sexual co tact is 1 year."

celoafonso created this entry.