Dan Burda http://wesa.fm en Pittsburgh City Council Says Ban On Blood Donations From Gay Men Is Discriminatory http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-city-council-says-ban-blood-donations-gay-men-discriminatory <p>Pittsburgher Dan Burda’s partner of eight years, Rohn, passed away from a heart attack this year. Like many families of the recently deceased, Burda and his loved ones wanted to donate Rohn’s skin, tissue and organs to someone who needed them.</p><p>But they were not allowed to do that because of a long-standing FDA ban on such donations from any man who has had sex with a man.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:51:45 +0000 Liz Reid 27549 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh City Council Says Ban On Blood Donations From Gay Men Is Discriminatory