Entry #1386: Blood donations by MSMs in Portugal

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RegionPortugal
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusLegal
Start DateApr 7, 2010
End Datenow
DescriptionIn Portugal, blood donations have rules regarding sexual behaviour but they are the same for homosexual and heterosexual people. While discrimination is illegal according to the Portuguese Constitution, discrimination is widely reported amongst the LGBTQ+ community and new legislation was discussed in 2021 to address this.
Sourceshttp://diariodigital.sapo.pt/news.asp?id_news=444476
Reports (2)
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Newer law has been passed "It only became legal last year."


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NoteIn Portugal, blood donation have rules regarding sexual behavior but they are the same for homossexual people and heterossexual.In Portugal, blood donations have rules regarding sexual behaviour but they are the same for homosexual and heterosexual people. While discrimination is illegal according to the Portuguese Constitution, discrimination is widely reported amongst the LGBTQ+ community and new legislation was discussed in 2021 to address this.
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In Portugal, blood donation have rules regarding sexual behavior but they are the same for homossexual people and heterossexual. donations have rules regarding sexual behaviour but they are the same for homosexual and heterosexual people. While discrimination is illegal according to the Portuguese Constitution, discrimination is widely reported amongst the LGBTQ+ community and new legislation was discussed in 2021 to address this.

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