Canadian Blood Services
A lot of people’s responses to the post I had about Canadian Blood Services and their changing rules regarding gay men donating indicated that this discriminatory practice is the reason they do not donate blood.
I don’t want to sound preachy, and I certainly don’t want to say I agree with CBS’ policies, but I really hope they do not completely deter you from donating if you are eligible. CBS are not the ones who benefit from your donation, and its not like you’re donating money to an organization with beliefs you disagree with. I understand where you come from, but hope you will reconsider and donate. One donation can save up to three lives, and every minute of every day a Canadian needs a blood donation. I know numerous people in my life who have benefited from others selflessly donating their blood, and I hope you’ll think about it!
That is my editorial for today.