National Gay Blood Drive to be held in Shreveport

By Dan Jovic | djovic@ktalnews.tv

Published 07/08 2014 10:48AM

Updated 07/08 2014 10:54AM

Since 1983, the FDA has banned gay and bisexual men from donating blood. There's now a nationwide effort going on to bring attention to the ban and to help save lives.

Local organizer, Joshua Gault, stopped by NBC 6 News Today to discuss the Gay Blood Drive that will be taking place in Shreveport.

The event takes place Friday from 8:00am - 6:00pm at LifeShare Blood Centers.

LifeShare is located at 8910 Linwood Ave, Shreveport, Louisiana, 71106.

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