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Offline OneTampa

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"Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« on: July 18, 2011, 08:22:46 AM »
Short story here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/17/aaron-pace-gay-blood_n_901057.html

Excerpt:

"...The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Aaron Pace, 22, is "admittedly and noticeably effeminate," but still a heterosexual man. In any case, when he visited Bio-Blood Components Inc. in Gary, which pays for blood and plasma donations, he was told he could not be a donor because he “appears to be a homosexual...”
"He is my oldest child. The shy and retiring one over there with the Haitian headdress serving pescaíto frito."

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2011, 08:28:59 AM »
Maybe they should have labelled it "Essence de Sissy" and ensured that it was only used on similar types.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2011, 09:13:05 AM »
I am curious to know what this straight 'gay looking' man looks like. You know just so that I ensure I appear straight enough when I go to donate my venomous gay blood.  ;D
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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2011, 09:42:35 AM »
I am curious to know what this straight 'gay looking' man looks like. You know just so that I ensure I appear straight enough when I go to donate my venomous gay blood.  ;D

I guess it was the hand on the hip and all that finger snapping that gave it away . 

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2011, 10:33:14 AM »
I am curious to know what this straight 'gay looking' man looks like.


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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2011, 10:42:50 AM »
I can just see his ad in Craigslist now... "SWM (gay acting) seeks woman with large tits and an even larger bank account. DDF, UB2 ;D
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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2011, 10:45:04 AM »
I can just see his ad in Craigslist now... "SWM (gay acting) seeks woman with large tits and an even larger bank account. DDF, UB2 ;D

Or SWM seeking SWF who wears the same size clothes .

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2011, 01:00:02 PM »


He he, so I guess Gay men who look like this could donate blood with no probs ? Such a relief. Lol :)

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2011, 03:24:04 PM »
I guess this guy would be out of the question....  ::)

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2011, 03:55:38 PM »
I guess this guy would be out of the question....  ::)



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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2011, 05:51:47 PM »
Striking the "I'm a Little Teapot" pose while in line waiting to give blood is a dead give away.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2011, 06:11:23 PM »
I bet his pensu is enormous.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #12 on: July 18, 2011, 08:06:47 PM »
Effeminate or not, good luck to Bio-blood proving that he has had sex with a man before.
If he has not, I hope he sues the hell out of them.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #13 on: July 18, 2011, 08:42:03 PM »
Effeminate or not, good luck to Bio-blood proving that he has had sex with a man before.
If he has not, I hope he sues the hell out of them.


They could tackle him in the court room and fuck him ... just saying .

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #14 on: July 18, 2011, 10:14:10 PM »
They could tackle him in the court room and fuck him ... just saying .

Wouldn't matter if it's post his failed donation attempt.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #15 on: July 18, 2011, 11:13:48 PM »
Aaron should butch it up a bit if he hopes to sell his blood, alas. 

Shame on that company, too.

Aren't there actual laws in place, however, in some places at least, about homo's not being eligible blood donors.  Or was that always just recommended.  I never gave blood all my years working in offices in the US.  I know there are blood shortages, but all those years I couldn't give I just thought, piss on you if you don't want gay blood.
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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2011, 04:12:22 AM »
So they only want manly straight blood?  No women in power suits allowed to donate either?  This is just so ridiculous.

It's also completely absurd that this poor bastard has to acknowledge that he's a strikingly effeminate heterosexual.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2011, 04:21:29 AM »
So they only want manly straight blood?  No women in power suits allowed to donate either?  This is just so ridiculous.

It's also completely absurd that this poor bastard has to acknowledge that he's a strikingly effeminate heterosexual.

Presumably they're more than prepared to accept dumbassed cracker blood.

So all is not lost, eh Hecky? :)

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2011, 05:23:28 AM »
So they only want manly straight blood? 

No just the camp guys are ruled out. Butch closeted tops could donate, it seems.
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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2011, 06:44:25 AM »
Homosexuals should not be allowed to donate blood. That is but one way they turn you.

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« Reply #20 on: July 19, 2011, 09:17:42 AM »
Homosexuals should not be allowed to donate blood. That is but one way they turn you.

Save the children.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #21 on: July 19, 2011, 09:48:52 AM »
Twinkle Toes Bachmann can open a federally subsidized blood bank, personally screening any donors besides his own macho self of course.  Any (highly unlikely  ::)) LGBT babies that pop out - the families can either place as forster children with Michelle or send to Marcus for de-gaying.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #22 on: July 19, 2011, 09:58:43 AM »
Twinkle Toes Bachman can open a federally subsidized blood bank, personally screening any donors besides his own macho self of course.  Any (highly unlikely  ::)) LGBT babies that pop out - the families can either place as forster children with Michelle or send to Marcus for de-gaying.

Perfect Grifters.




Is there anyone here who can translate this from the Swiss?

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #23 on: July 19, 2011, 10:28:28 AM »
Is there anyone here who can translate this from the Swiss?
a Republican candidate/the Tea Party candidate for President, Michelle Bachmann, not only has had 23 foster children, but her husband (Marcus Bachmann, who is just a little bit "too" effeminate to seem 100% straight) is a clinical psychologist. Together they own, and he runs, a clinic that believes in reparative therapy (ie "pray the gay away").
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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #24 on: July 19, 2011, 10:35:23 AM »
a Republican candidate/the Tea Party candidate for President, Michelle Bachmann, not only has had 23 foster children, but her husband (Marcus Bachmann, who is just a little bit "too" effeminate to seem 100% straight) is a clinical psychologist. Together they own, and he runs, a clinic that believes in reparative therapy (ie "pray the gay away").

Well so long as they ain't harbourin' Mexiricans or similar brown flavoured folks, I don't see what you're squallin' about.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #25 on: July 19, 2011, 02:04:35 PM »
Aren't there actual laws in place, however, in some places at least, about homo's not being eligible blood donors.  

The law excludes men who have had sex with other men since 1977. Not people of a given sexual orientation who have not acted on it. And certainly not people who are "gay looking". If the man is really a feminine heterosexual as he claims, he has grounds to sue, IMO.

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« Reply #26 on: July 19, 2011, 02:05:31 PM »
The law excludes men who have had sex with other men since 1977. Not people of a given sexual orientation. And certainly not people who are "gay looking". If the man is really a feminine heterosexual as he claims, he has grounds to sue, IMO.


If he's a feminine heterosexual he deserves everything he gets.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #27 on: July 19, 2011, 02:22:30 PM »
If he's a feminine heterosexual he deserves everything he gets.

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I agree ... I'm a masculine homobuggersexual but I wouldn't try and sneak a pint of tainted platelets in on them just because I could . I'm so not sure what my point is but felt compelled to share it none the less .


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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #28 on: July 19, 2011, 02:26:40 PM »
So instead of "Pray the Gay Away" he needs "Pray the Fey Away"?
"I’ve slept with enough men to know that I’m not gay"

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« Reply #29 on: July 19, 2011, 02:29:18 PM »
So instead of "Pray the Gay Away" he needs "Pray the Fey Away"?

Heh Heh , exactly  ;D . I like that .

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« Reply #30 on: July 19, 2011, 02:33:05 PM »
Is there anyone here who can translate this from the Swiss?

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He sure has a purty mouth and lips  ;)
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« Reply #31 on: July 19, 2011, 02:37:15 PM »
He sure has a purty mouth and lips  ;)

Purty maybe, but those lips taste of Toblerone and Nazi gold.

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« Reply #32 on: July 19, 2011, 07:04:15 PM »
Prettyboy in the pic is Dr. Marcus, not me!

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« Reply #33 on: July 19, 2011, 07:06:16 PM »
The law excludes men who have had sex with other men since 1977. Not people of a given sexual orientation who have not acted on it. And certainly not people who are "gay looking". If the man is really a feminine heterosexual as he claims, he has grounds to sue, IMO.


Right o.  So he was turned away as a suspected homo.
Guess he has a right to sue since he's hetero.
But if he needs those Andrew Jacksons for a paid blood donation, he had better butch it up ad well.
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« Reply #34 on: July 19, 2011, 10:16:45 PM »
The law excludes men who have had sex with other men since 1977. Not people of a given sexual orientation who have not acted on it. And certainly not people who are "gay looking". If the man is really a feminine heterosexual as he claims, he has grounds to sue, IMO.


What would be the grounds to sue here?  While I think what they did stinks to high heaven, I don't think they did anything illegal.  He can't really sue for libel or slander, as he is the one publicizing what happened.  It is perfectly legal in most states to discriminate based on sexual orientation -- perceived or real.

I think he's doing the right thing by bringing them the bad P.R. -- because I don't think that he has a legal case.
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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #35 on: July 21, 2011, 05:14:36 PM »
Right o.  So he was turned away as a suspected homo.

Not every homo has had sex, though. Again the law is about men who have had sex with other men. Not men who are attracted to other men.

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Guess he has a right to sue since he's hetero.

Yes.

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But if he needs those Andrew Jacksons for a paid blood donation, he had better butch it up ad well.

Maybe some civil rights organization would take his case pro bono.

Not that those rules are really defensible, but it would make a good showing of how stupid they are.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #36 on: July 21, 2011, 05:42:37 PM »
What would be the grounds to sue here? 

Discrimination - he was prevented from given blood.
And he did not get the associated payment, so there is a monetary loss also.

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It is perfectly legal in most states to discriminate based on sexual orientation -- perceived or real.

True, and unfortunately that discrimination is legal in Indiana, but the FDA guidelines about screening for blood donations speak about men who have had sex with men, not men of a given sexual orientation.

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I think he's doing the right thing by bringing them the bad P.R. -- because I don't think that he has a legal case.

I agree the P.R. is good, but I think he may have a case too. Then again, IANAL.

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Re: "Gay Looking" Man Barred from Donating Blood...
« Reply #37 on: July 21, 2011, 09:25:40 PM »
He wasn't donating to the Red Cross, he was donating to a private company, which I'm sure can justify not accepting him.  Bad PR: yes, lawsuit: no.

 


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