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SEXUALLY ACTIVE GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN ARE NOT ABLE TO GIVE BLOOD IN THE UK, EVEN IF THEIR BLOOD IS PERFECTLY SAFE TO USE. WE BELIEVE IN DONATING BLOOD WITHOUT BIAS. THAT’S WHY WE’RE CAMPAIGNING FOR A FAIRER SYSTEM, WHERE EVERYONE IS TREATED EQUALLY AND ASSESSED ON THEIR INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOUR, AND NOT THEIR SEXUAL ORIENTATION.
One donation can save up to three lives
135,000 new donors are needed in the UK each year
40,000 more black donors are needed by the NHS each year
30,000 more donors with priority blood types are needed in the UK each year