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Germany is to relax a ban requiring gay and bisexual men to abstain from sex for a year before donating blood, as the coronavirus crisis ramps up pressure on global supplies. Men in monogamous same-sex relationships will face no restrictions when donating blood, according to a new risk assessment by the health ministry and the […]
Northern Ireland will relax rules on blood donations by gay and bisexual men, the health minister said on Wednesday, advancing LGBT+ equality in the socially-conservative region of Britain. The change follows similar steps taken from Denmark to the United States and comes as some countries face blood shortages caused by COVID-19.