Attorney General Mayes Calls for End to ‘Outdated’ Blood Donation Policy That Stigmatizes LGBTQ Individuals
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PHOENIX—Attorney General Kris Mayes today joined a 22-state coalition in support of the Biden Administration's new proposed policy that would make it easier for the LGBTQ population to donate blood and plasma. The current policy recommends barring gay and bisexual men from donating blood within three months of their most recent sexual contact, regardless of whether they engaged in high-risk behavior. In January this year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S.