Allow gay males to donate blood
  • Petitioned Health Canada

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Allow gay males to donate blood

    1. Amanda Hellmann
    2. Petition by

      Amanda Hellmann

      Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Canada

As of right now the rules put in place by Héma-Québec state that gay males who participate in sexual intercourse are not eligible to donate blood. This needs to change. The ability to dontate blood should not be based on your sexuale orientation.

 

We have e-mailed Héma-Québec and they told us that our target organization is Health Canada. Héma-Québec follows Health Canada's rules and regulations and they cannot make a change regarding this issue. Therefore our target has been changed to Health Canada.

To:
Health Canada
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Health Canada

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Allow gay males to donate blood

As of right now the rules put in place by Health Canada state that gay males who participate in sexual intercourse are not eligible to donate blood.
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Sincerely,

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • J S CALGARY, CANADA
      • about 1 year ago

      We are all equal no matter what.

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    • Alex Ewanovich EDMONTON, CANADA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Why does it make a difference where the blood comes from when the cost is someone's life? So tell me, if you were dying and in need of a blood transfusion, would you care, let alone ask, where the blood came from, and deny it if it came from a gay male? I highly doubt it. You'd just be glad that someone took the time to donate that blood.

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    • Fanny Labelle LE GARDEUR, CANADA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Parce qu'on est tous égaux.

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    • Rachel Vranckx PIERREFONDS, CANADA
      • about 2 years ago

      Everyone should have the opportunity to give or save a life. No matter their gender. Guess what, there is nothing wrong with being gay.

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    • Alura Roy BRAMPTON, CANADA
      • about 2 years ago

      So tell me, what is different about a gay males blood, than mine? A straight 15 year old, female. This is a disgrace. These men are trying to help people out by donating, are you are saying they are not allowed? Sick.

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