Retrieved 15 June Hampton, a long-time San Francisco resident who has been living with HIV since aboutwas able to receive a liver transplant at the University of California, San Francisco. Retrieved 7 February With these tests, the window period is shorter, with an average duration of 12 days. That means on extra infection every six yeas. Retrieved 2 July
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Gay men to be allowed to give blood three months after sex
Gay men can once again donate blood in U. Men who have sex with men may not donate blood; Permanent deferral 1. To spread the word about organ donation among people living with HIV and the larger community, Hampton volunteers some of his time for Donor Network West. The New York Times. San Diego Gay and Lesbian News. Female sex partners of men who have sex with men may donate blood; No deferral.
Greening said she wanted to reduce the stigma faced by trans people, who have to provide evidence that they have been in transition for at least two years before they can apply to change their gender legally. New Zealand Blood Service. They give more people the opportunity to donate blood without affecting the safety of the blood supply. Furthermore, other high-risk activities such as having sexual contact with anyone who has used needles to take drugs not prescribed by their doctor have a set deferral period before the donor is allowed to donate blood, whereas in some countries MSM donors are deferred indefinitely. Retrieved 7 February