Entry #12322: Blood donations by MSMs in Tennessee

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RegionTennessee
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusLegal
Start DateMay 11, 2023
End Datenow
DescriptionThe new FDA policy on blood donation eliminates deferrals and screening questions specific to men who have sex with men (MSM). Prospective donors will be asked the same set of questions regardless of their sex or sexual orientation.
Sourceshttps://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/recommendations-evaluating-donor-eligibility-using-individual-risk-based-questions-reduce-risk-human


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Revision by Notdog1996. Vandalized entry

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueBanned (3-month deferral)Legal
NoteThe new FDA policy on blood donation eliminates deferrals and screening questions specific to men who have sex with men (MSM) but it has not been accepted as actual policyThe new FDA policy on blood donation eliminates deferrals and screening questions specific to men who have sex with men (MSM). Prospective donors will be asked the same set of questions regardless of their sex or sexual orientation.
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The new FDA policy on blood donation eliminates deferrals and screening questions specific to men who have sex with men (MSM) but it has not been accepted as actual policy (MSM). Prospective donors will be asked the same set of questions regardless of their sex or sexual orientation.
Sourcesno source https://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/recommendations-evaluating-donor-eligibility-using-individual-risk-based-questions-reduce-risk-human
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no source https://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/recommendations-evaluating-donor-eligibility-using-individual-risk-based-questions-reduce-risk-human

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Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueLegalBanned (3-month deferral)
NoteThe new FDA policy on blood donation eliminates deferrals and screening questions specific to men who have sex with men (MSM). Prospective donors will be asked the same set of questions regardless of their sex or sexual orientation.The new FDA policy on blood donation eliminates deferrals and screening questions specific to men who have sex with men (MSM) but it has not been accepted as actual policy
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The new FDA policy on blood donation eliminates deferrals and screening questions specific to men who have sex with men (MSM). Prospective donors will be asked the same set of questions regardless of their sex or sexual orientation. (MSM) but it has not been accepted as actual policy
Sourceshttps://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/recommendations-evaluating-donor-eligibility-using-individual-risk-based-questions-reduce-risk-humanno source
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https://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents/recommendations-evaluating-donor-eligibility-using-individual-risk-based-questions-reduce-risk-human no source
Reports (4)
  • Status is not correct "it is legal to donate blood in all 50 states "
  • Status is not correct "You can donate blood as a homosexual in Tennessee as much as in any other US state"
  • Status is not correct "LGBT Tennessee Americans can freely donate blood as any other Americans"
  • Status is not correct "https://www.wvlt.tv/video/2023/10/03/openly-gay-university-tennessee-professor-donates-blood-encourages-others-do-so/ Homosexuals are allowed to donate blood freely in Tennessee"

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