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England and Scotland reduce waiting time for gay men to donate blood

England and Scotland reduce waiting time for gay men to donate blood

The UK government has announced major changes to its rules over who can donate blood. Under the new procedures gay men ¬†in England and Scotland will only have to abstain from sex for three months, previously they had to wait a full year before being able to donate blood. Sex workers will also be allowed […]

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New Zealand to remove historic gay convictions

New Zealand to remove historic gay convictions

New Zealand will follow the United Kingdom and several Australian states by removing historical convictions for gay offences. Apologising to people who had been convicted, New Zealand’s Justice minister Amy Adams said¬†people convicted of indecency, sodomy or providing a place for homosexual acts would have their criminal records wiped. The government has ruled out any […]

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Crazy Comments in the UK Parliament

Crazy Comments in the UK Parliament

Last week marriage equality legislation was debated in the United Kingdom’s House of Lords leading to some interesting comments from politicians and peers who are opposed to the introduction of gay marriage. Lord Hylton contributed his sadness at not being able to say he feels ‘gay’ anymore when he’s happy, “I regret very much that […]

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