Opinion

Gay blood donor restrictions stop us saving lives

By Jamal Hakim
Updated February 2 2022 - 12:09am, first published February 1 2022 - 6:25pm
Blood is needed somewhere in Australia every 24 seconds, but currently, only 3.5 per cent of people donate. Picture: Shutterstock

Last month, France and Greece lifted their decades-old ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood. The United Kingdom did the same last year.

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