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#gay blood ban

# gay-blood-ban - Monday 27 June, 2016

Lifting of blood ban welcome - but system will still discriminate against gay men in relationships

Men who have sex with men will now be subject to a deferral process.

# gay-blood-ban - Friday 24 June, 2016

Move to change gay blood ban to 12-month deferral period welcomed

A report was given to the Department of Health yesterday evening.

# gay-blood-ban - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Northern Ireland lifting lifetime gay blood ban 'noted' by health minister

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will examine the issue and make a recommendation to the Department of Health later this month.