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Transgender calls blood donation denial ‘disgusting’
Toronto Sun ^ | May 16, 2014 | ADA SLIVINSKI

Posted on 05/16/2014 2:29:16 PM PDT by rickmichaels

VANCOUVER -- A local woman learned that the Canadian Blood Services slogan — “It’s in you to give” — isn’t always true after a clinic would not let her donate blood because she is transgender.

Clayre Sessoms said she gives blood regularly — even since disclosing her transgender status.

During her latest attempt on Wednesday, she said that she was turned away because staff at a downtown Vancouver clinic — where she’s donated before — said they don’t have a policy regarding transgender people.

“There’s just like the process and forms that we have to go through just because it’s not in our criteria,” said a staff member Sessoms identified as “Jennifer” in an audio recording posted to her blog.

Sessoms said she was happy to answer any pertinent medical questions, but didn’t understand why staff asked her whether or not she had the surgery to complete her transition.

She said the blood donor policy on five-year deferral related to gay sex did not apply to her — “I’m a happily married lesbian” — nor did any of the travel restrictions. She said her preliminary hemoglobin test, a prerequisite for donating, showed adequate levels.

In her blog’s audio recording, clinic staff confirmed that the hormones she is taking as part of her transition were not the issue.

“So you’re deferring me because I’m transgender?” Sessoms said on the recording.

“Because we have to get a special form,” said the staffer identified as “Jennifer.”

A representative of Canadian Blood Services said they could not speak about specific donors due to privacy issues.

"I felt very hurt, it's just disgusting," Sessoms said, adding she is contemplating filing a complaint with the BC Human Rights Tribunal.

People interested in listening to the recording of her trip to the clinic can visit her blog at clayresessoms.com/bad-blood.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda

1 posted on 05/16/2014 2:29:16 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: rickmichaels

ok, something is fishy here.

This trans-whatever person secretly recorded the conversations when she attempted to donate blood? Why would she do that?

Is he/she/it, one of those “LGBT” activists, who are always searching for evidence of discrimination?????


2 posted on 05/16/2014 2:38:49 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: rickmichaels

so, we’re supposed to feel liberal outrage, that a trans-whatever person was not allowed to donate blood??? Really???


3 posted on 05/16/2014 2:40:11 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: rickmichaels

I wasn’t aware that someone taking hormones, or any other drugs, could donate blood.


4 posted on 05/16/2014 2:40:18 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: rickmichaels
Transgender calls blood donation denial ‘disgusting’

Right back at you.

5 posted on 05/16/2014 2:40:45 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: blueplum

Blood donation thought the same thing about the “transgender”


6 posted on 05/16/2014 2:41:15 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: rickmichaels

I get so tired of the lies.


A local woman...

IT’S A MAN.

she gives blood regularly...

HE.

she is contemplating filing a complaint...

HE.

People interested in listening to the recording of her trip to the clinic can visit her blog at clayresessoms.com/bad-blood.

HIS TRIP.
HIS BLOG.


7 posted on 05/16/2014 2:43:53 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: rickmichaels

He/she/it felt disgusted at this offense, of not being allowed to give blood?? And we’re supposed to be outraged and liberal because, just because????


8 posted on 05/16/2014 2:44:38 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: rickmichaels

Trannies are loaded with drugs, especially hormones and God only knows what else. That should be enough for blood donation centers to tell them SCRAM..


9 posted on 05/16/2014 2:45:18 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: rickmichaels

It’s not a she or a her- it’s a mutilated male queer who may very well carry the AIDS virus.


10 posted on 05/16/2014 2:45:21 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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Kick This 'Thon Into Gear!


Click The Pic To Donate

Donate!

11 posted on 05/16/2014 2:46:51 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Veto!

Was it one of the other questions answered on the form that was the disqualification ....???

One has to wonder...

You like Multiple sexual partners, etc...


12 posted on 05/16/2014 2:48:06 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: rickmichaels
delenda est...
13 posted on 05/16/2014 2:59:31 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

well you have to understand the mindset of a gay. They feel special since they’re ‘different’ and so they must be treated as a special person by everyone or they get offended. They need psychologists as much for mental issues as to reinforce to themselves they are so special they have their own person to talk to, a person entirely focused on them. Trannys imagine themselves as Marlena Dietrich or Betty Davis, heros against the oppressive men (who they secretly lust after), and stars in their own minds, and how dare the rest of us not see it. They are experts in cattiness and personal relationships’ gotcha moments, a tendency to tear down those around them thereby elevating themselves, hence the need to ‘secretly’ tape every transaction in their lives so as to weaponize words later. Their audacity, like their narcissism, knows no bounds.


14 posted on 05/16/2014 3:11:54 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum

Operation? They can surgically alter one’s chromosomes now? Wow.


15 posted on 05/16/2014 3:27:26 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: rickmichaels

There are a number of groups that are not allowed to give blood because they are considered “high risk” for HIV and other STD’s. Homosexuals (incl. trans) are on the list as are swingers, open marriage types, etc. It is to prevent the blood supply from being tainted.

I doubt this person ever gave as a trany before, if it gave blood it came in dressed in “gender appropriate” clothes.


16 posted on 05/16/2014 3:28:01 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: rickmichaels

Gay blood donors bring back the subterfuge, and the sabotage, that was openly admitted, by the homosexuals in the Los Angeles BASIN, in 1984. The homosexuals had admitted to lying on the Red Cross form, when they went to the L.A. Basin blood banks to donate blood, whether they were AIDS carriers or affected, and just stated “no”.


17 posted on 05/16/2014 3:35:21 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: rickmichaels
I'm a fairly regular platelet donor at a nearby pediatric hospital.They called me in to donate a few weeks ago (platelets,it seems,are always in short supply) and,during the routine questioning (have you ever had Bwamba Fever?) I told them that I had recently been to southern China....an hour or so north of Hong Kong."Goodness,you can't donate" I was told.Seems that the CDC has determined that such travel exposes one to...God knows what.They said that under the guidelines I can't donate for a year.OK,if that's the policy so be it.

Perhaps the same scientists have decided that the blood of such perverts might also be tainted.

18 posted on 05/16/2014 3:36:02 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Have you recently travelled to Northern Anustan? If so you are barred from donating for 5 years.


19 posted on 05/16/2014 3:40:18 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL
Have you recently traveled to Northern Anustan?

Yes,a few times.Every year or so my doctor insists on me taking a short trip there.I try to convince her that I don't want to go but she always gets her way.

(One of the few times that I regret being a fella)

20 posted on 05/16/2014 3:46:07 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: rickmichaels
Happens here too.

Although I have given blood many times, not allowed to now because I lived in Britain until 1983.

Mad cow - don't you know!

Pity....I have O-neg blood. - universal donor.

21 posted on 05/16/2014 3:47:17 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001 and 9/11/2012: NEVER FORGET.)
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To: rickmichaels

It is not a “her.” It is a disturbed man who removed his genitals.


22 posted on 05/16/2014 4:39:51 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: rickmichaels
Transgender woman Clayre Sessoms says five-year deferral related to gay sex did not apply to her — “I’m a happily married lesbian”


23 posted on 05/16/2014 5:57:56 PM PDT by massmike ("You only live once, but it does help if you get to be young twice.")
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To: rickmichaels

I had a nice surprise at the local Red Cross this morning — my 10th gallon donation. They gave me a little pin with a 10 on it.

If the Red Cross allows blood donations from homosexuals, I won’t give another pint. And I’ll let them know why.

Contaminated blood donations from homosexuals have killed hundreds of innocents in Europe with HIV aids. No screening is 100% certain, but disallowing blood donations by homosexuals (and for other risk factors) will save innocent lives.

What is “disgusting” is homosexuals who think they should be able to risk contaminating the innocent. It’s positively satanic.


24 posted on 05/17/2014 11:37:12 AM PDT by Amadeo
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