14th March 2015
World’s first successful penis transplant completed after ‘botched circumcision’ 35
3:02 PM — Doctors in South Africa have carried out the world's first successful penis transplant.
13th August 2014
US: Deceased teen’s tissue donation rejected because he was gay 6
11:06 PM — A deceased teen's organs have been partially rejected for donation because he was gay.
12th August 2014
Pride Cymru wants you to talk to the Welsh Government about organ donation 24
3:22 PM — The Welsh Government is encouraging those attending this weekend’s Pride Cymru to talk about organ donation.
31st March 2014
US: Dead man allegedly rejected as tissue donor ‘because he was gay’ 2
4:57 PM — A Pittsburgh man who died earlier this month was allegedly deemed not suitable as a tissue donor because he was gay, it has been alleged.
18th July 2013
US: Bill to lift ban on HIV positive organ donation passes House committee
12:21 AM — A bill which could eventually allow the donation of HIV positive organs to HIV positive recipients has passed the House after having passed the US Senate back in March.
13th April 2013
Canada: Parents start campaign to remove ‘high risk’ status for gay organ donors, after son’s death 9
2:15 AM — A couple from Canada have started a petition to urge the government to change a federal law which classifies gay people as high-risk, when it comes to organ donation, following the death of their son.
11th April 2011
US HIV patients want right to HIV organ transplants 6
4:05 PM — HIV-positive patients in the US are lobbying for the right to receive HIV-infected transplant organs. They argue that there are hundreds of HIV-infected organs available every year and that making the change would save lives and give more people the chance of a transplant.