Hundreds of gay men eager to blood in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting have been away by blood centers. Despite a major clinic people to donate blood, it was by federal law from accepting donations from gay men who had sexually active in the past year. The shooting on Sunday morning 50 people dead and 53 injured, some seriously. The killer, Omar Mateen, 29, a semi-automatic assault rifle to the carnage, which is now the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Mateen, a New York native, supposedly the LGBT community at the club after angered at seeing two men kissing in Miami.
Many in the LGBT community are now against the federal policy of barring gay men from blood unless they had celibate in the previous year. Dr Ryan Stanton donated blood must tested for HIV and other infectious diseases before it could used. The testing process typically about 24 hours. He said: "Anybody who the basic qualifications, whether homosexual or heterosexual, should be able to blood." The Atlantic said: "Even after the most deadly act against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in American history, the built-in homophobia of American public health the country from mounting the most effective possible response."