Navigation Links
Discrimination of gays sparks protest in students!

Students are protesting against the ban put on gay men to donate blood in Aberdeen.

Students of the Robert Gordon University expressed the desire that they wanted the ban overturned. They also// warned that the current situation perpetuates myths about gay men that are now defunct.

As part of the protest, students will hand out cards asking heterosexual young people to give blood “because I can’t”.

Those behind the campaign say they do not want to put potential blood donors off, but to raise awareness of the issue.

In the words of Matthew Middler, the university's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender officer, "Blood is needed in life-threatening situations so the last thing we want to do is put people off giving. But if they take these cards along and say they are donating in place of someone who would like to, but isn't allowed, it will hopefully help to get the message across."

"NUS has always emphatically encouraged our members to donate blood - because gay and bisexual men can't. The campaign aims to highlight that many of our members who willing and healthy are prevented from donating blood because of this policy, which exacerbates the current shortage of donors." Said Kat Louis, NUS Women's Place LGBT Officr.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Korea: No Discrimination against Those with AIDS/HIV in the Workplace
2. Satyam Stops Conducting HIV Tests On Employees To Prevent Discrimination
3. Justice To Former Male Nurse In sex Discrimination Case
4. Steps to End Discrimination of AIDS Patients
5. Clinton, Gates Highlight Treatment, Discrimination of AIDS
6. Legislation to Prevent Discrimination against HIV/AIDS Victims
7. India to Set Up Health Ombudsman to Check Anti-AIDS Discrimination
8. President Urges to Avoid Discrimination Against AIDS Patients
9. More Evidence of Racial Discrimination in the NHS
10. Doctors AIDS Documentary Focus on Stigma and Discrimination
11. Qigong Help Chronically Ill People to Cope With Anxiety and Discrimination
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned by Whole ... enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made from Chinese ... PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root Extract and ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... Birmingham, Lake Orion, Clarkston, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... ... ... their direction with respect to fertility once they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. ... for tolerable intercourse but they also require a comprehensive approach that can help ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to ... Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to ... fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... California (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With ... fit their specific project," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. ... customizable and all within Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... As ... with Magna Cum Laude and his M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine ... and returned to Los Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has ... by Type (Organic Chemical (Sugar, Petrochemical, Glycerin), Inorganic Chemical), ... Parenteral) - Global Forecast to 2021" report to ... The global pharmaceutical excipients market is projected to reach ... 6.1% in the forecast period 2016 to 2021. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. ... company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization ... in its ongoing randomized HOPE-Duchenne clinical trial (Halt ... its 24-patient target. Capricor expects the trial to ... 2016, and to report top line data from ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... and INDIANAPOLIS , June 23, 2016 ... Lilly Diabetes Tomorrow,s Leaders Scholarship is any indication, the ... announced today online at www.diabetesscholars.org by the ... diabetes stand in the way of academic and community ... Foundation,s scholarship program since 2012, and continues to advocate ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: