Statistic……#1 55% of MSM homosexuals (men who have sex with men) are HIV positive.
Statistic ……#2 An estimated 123,000 people are living with HIV in the UK.
Statistic…….#3 17% of the above number are unaware that they are HIV positive.
Statistic…….#4 The prevalence of promiscuity amongst homosexuals is thought to be around 85% (See googled results for (elton, furnish, threesome)
So the question is, should we, as thoughtful members of the public, assent to the idea of practising homosexuals to be allowed to donate blood within twelve months of their becoming celibate, and attesting to that fact: or should we agree with the UK’s Department of Health that the risk is just too great?