Blood Donor Standards Changing

A new screening protocol that began today at the Rhode Island Blood Center allows LGBTQ+ donors.

The new policy is based on individual donor assessment, not sexual orientation or gender identity.

The change follows guidance from the Food and Drug Administration.

More details are available online at

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Photo: GEORGES GOBET / AFP / Getty Images

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