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Activists push to end ban on gay men donating blood




Ryan James Yezak founded the National Gay Blood drive to protest the Food and Drug Administration rule banning gay and bi-sexual men from donating blood.
Ryan James Yezak founded the National Gay Blood drive to protest the Food and Drug Administration rule banning gay and bi-sexual men from donating blood.
Adrian Florido

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Nearly 50,000 Americans signed a "We the People" petition last month. It calls on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to end its 30-year ban preventing gay and bisexual men from donating blood. The petition fell short of the 100,000 signatures needed to get a White House response, but Southern California Public Radio's Adrian Florido says that has not stopped activists from pushing for change.