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Greens call for an end to gay blood donation bans

Greens call for an end to gay blood donation bans

The Australian Greens are calling for a review of the long-standing deferral period which disallows gay men and men who have sex with men to give blood for 12 months after engaging in sexual activity. The party’s LGBTI spokesperson Senator Robert Simms says he has written to Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson calling for the […]

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Poet writes in own blood to protest gay donation laws

A Welsh poet has taken to pouring more than his heart and soul into his art, replacing ink with his own blood for a Parisian exhibition entitled ‘Words&Blood’. 24-year-old RJ Arkhipov began exploring his new found medium after a trip to donate blood resulted in a confronting conversation. “I remember feeling slightly ashamed in having […]

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Getting Personal: Sperm Donation

Getting Personal: Sperm Donation

Ever wondered what it’s like being a sperm donor? OUTinPerth’s Zoe Carter talked with one Perth man who agreed to donate sperm to friends. We asked him about his experience as a ‘known’ donor. Was it a surprise to be asked to donate sperm? How did you feel about it? The two girls that asked […]

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