Orlando Shooting Spikes a Prickly LGBTQ+ Topic

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Over 1.5 million Canadian men could be banned from donating blood for at least one five-year period over the course of their life.

Sunday, June 12, marked the largest mass shooting in American history, and it targeted the LGBTQ+ minority group in an environment normally free from judgment and stigma­–at Pulse nightclub, in Orlando, FL.

OneBlood (@my1blood) tweeted Sunday that all FDA guidelines remain in effect for donations. That comment was referring to the ban restricting, what are known as men that have sex with men (MSM), from donating blood unless they have abstained from same-sex copulation for a full calendar year.

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