Queer Men want to give blood, Queer Men want to save lives. To treat heterosexual blood as “clean” while seeing homosexual blood as “dirty” is blatantly homophobic and is a clear disconnect from modern New Zealand.

End the Gay Blood ban in New Zealand – Sign the Petition

Great to see a petition to change New Zealand Blood Bank policy. Thanks to the organisers Troy Mihaka, co-founder of Integrity New Zealand; and Luke Redward, queer rights advocate. Both are based in Wellington, New Zealand.

Read and sign the petition here.

The below statement is the most telling:

“To treat heterosexual blood as “clean” while seeing homosexual blood as “dirty” is blatantly homophobic and is a clear disconnect from modern New Zealand. As wardens of our democracy, the Government should ensure that all New Zealanders are treated fairly and equitably.”

Queer men in long-term monogamous relationships should be free to donate, and not assumed to be promiscuous.

Read and sign the petition here.

SOURCE: Queer Men want to give blood, Queer Men want to save lives

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