San Francisco – El Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), emitió hoy la siguiente declaración en respuesta a la decisión de la FDA de cambiar su prohibición de que los hombres homosexuales y bisexuales donen sangre, pasando de un requisito de celibato de un año, a un requisito de celibato de tres meses.
San Francisco – Today Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) released the following statement in response to the FDA’s decision to change its ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood from a one year celibacy requirement to a three month celibacy requirement. Senator Wiener is hosting (with the American Red Cross) a blood drive this coming Tuesday with the theme #GiveForAGay: Encouraging gay and bisexual men to recruit an eligible blood donor to donate for them and encouraging eligible donors to donate on behalf of someone who is banned.
Two top Democrats in the California Legislature say Gov. Gavin Newsom’s executive order temporarily protecting tenants who can’t afford rent because of COVID-19 doesn’t stop landlords from initiating eviction proceedings and could allow a wave of evictions once the order ends on May 31.
Gay District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman introduced a resolution to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors March 31 calling upon the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to lift its ban on men who have had sex with men in the past year from giving blood amid a projected blood supply shortage due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.