Entry #9996: Blood donations by MSMs in Canada

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RegionCanada
IssueBlood donations by MSMs
StatusBanned (3-month deferral)
Start DateJun 3, 2019
End DateSep 30, 2022
DescriptionBanned with 3 months deferral
Sourceshttps://blood.ca/en/blood/am-i-eligible/men-who-have-sex-men https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/politics/ban-on-blood-donation-for-men-who-have-sex-with-men-reduced-to-3-months-1.4413395?fbclid=IwAR3VSJjzHOtjNxPMRhSBb-qaSK7bODc6Y_UkbgCjvY1u_BcVLXEvE6hv0OQ


Revision History (4)

Deleted by Notdog1996

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Start DateMay 9, 2019Jun 3, 2019

Revision by Notdog1996

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End DateApr 28, 2022Sep 30, 2022

Revision by tsusamu

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End Date(NONE)Apr 28, 2022
Reports (1)
  • Date is incorrect "The deferral will only be removed on September 30 2022. https://www.blood.ca/en/blood/am-i-eligible-donate-blood/men-who-have-sex-men"

Revision by beeurd

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueBanned (6-month deferral)Banned (3-month deferral)
Sourceshttps://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/politics/ban-on-blood-donation-for-men-who-have-sex-with-men-reduced-to-3-months-1.4413395?fbclid=IwAR3VSJjzHOtjNxPMRhSBb-qaSK7bODc6Y_UkbgCjvY1u_BcVLXEvE6hv0OQhttps://blood.ca/en/blood/am-i-eligible/men-who-have-sex-men
https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/politics/ban-on-blood-donation-for-men-who-have-sex-with-men-reduced-to-3-months-1.4413395?fbclid=IwAR3VSJjzHOtjNxPMRhSBb-qaSK7bODc6Y_UkbgCjvY1u_BcVLXEvE6hv0OQ
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https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/politics/ban-on-blood-donation-for-men-who-have-sex-with-men-reduced-to-3-months-1.4413395?fbclid=IwAR3VSJjzHOtjNxPMRhSBb-qaSK7bODc6Y_UkbgCjvY1u_BcVLXEvE6hv0OQ https://blood.ca/en/blood/am-i-eligible/men-who-have-sex-men https://www.ctvnews.ca/mobile/politics/ban-on-blood-donation-for-men-who-have-sex-with-men-reduced-to-3-months-1.4413395?fbclid=IwAR3VSJjzHOtjNxPMRhSBb-qaSK7bODc6Y_UkbgCjvY1u_BcVLXEvE6hv0OQ
Reports (36)
  • Newer law has been passed "Got changed recently now there is no ban"
  • Newer law has been passed "Canada recently removed restrictions on gay and bi men donating blood"
  • Newer law has been passed "Canada has removed restrictions on gay and bi men donating"
  • Newer law has been passed "https://globalnews.ca/news/8793482/canada-blood-donation-ban-gay-men-update/amp/"
  • Newer law has been passed "Canada recently removed restrictions on gay and bi men donating"
  • Newer law has been passed "On April 28, 2022, Health Canada approved Canadian Blood Services' request to change blood donation criteria."
  • Newer law has been passed "On April 28th, Canada overturned the three-month deferral on MSMS donating blood. Sources: https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/canada-s-discriminatory-blood-ban-being-replaced-by-screening-based-on-sexual-behaviour-for-all-donors-1.5880056 https://rabble.ca/health/seven-years-after-first-promise-trudeau-government-ends-gay-blood-ban/ https://www.blogto.com/city/2022/04/canada-finally-scrapping-ban-gay-men-donating-blood/"
  • Newer law has been passed "Ban has been removed by the public body in charge of blood donation collection. Will be enforced by September of this year. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-61265645"
  • Newer law has been passed "Canada recently removed all restrictions on gay and bi men donating blood"
  • Newer law has been passed "Canada has recently removed all restrictions on homosexual and bisexual men donating blood"
  • Newer law has been passed "On April 28, 2022 they Health Canada lifted the ban on blood donations from homosexual men. It is now legal."
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "The deferral period is actually 3 months here’s a quote from their website “ Currently, men are eligible to give blood if it has been more than three months since their last sexual contact with a man.” All of you are doing amazing work with this site hope you’ll find this to be helpful"
  • Status is not correct "Should be 3-month deferral! Source: https://www.blood.ca/en/blood/am-i-eligible/men-who-have-sex-men"
  • Newer law has been passed "Changed from 6 month deferral to three month deferral. Current Primeinister is trying to legalize men who have sex with men to donate blood. https://www.blood.ca/en/blood/am-i-eligible/men-who-have-sex-men"
  • Status is not correct "Banned (3-month deferral)"
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "It says 3 month in the source but 6 in the table?"
  • Status is not correct "It is 6 months, even for those of us in a monogamous marriage"
  • Status is not correct "It has been approved to be a 3 month waiting period. It is also under review for a shorter or non-existant waiting period."
  • Status is not correct "it is now 3 months"
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "deferral is 3-months"
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Status is not correct "it says 6 month, but the discription says 3 months"
  • Status is not correct "The deferral is three months, and not six."
  • Status is not correct "3 month deferral now"
  • Status is not correct
  • Status is not correct "Should be 3 months."
  • Status is not correct "Blood deferral is for 3 months for MSM beginning May, 2019."
  • Status is not correct "Banned with 3 month deferral as of June, 2019. https://blood.ca/en/blood/am-i-eligible/men-who-have-sex-men"
  • Status is not correct "The status has been amended to a 3 month deferral as of June, 2019."
  • Status is not correct "The detail are corrects it's 3 month but the title says 6 months."
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