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Straight guy worries he’s being homophobic to gay roommate, realizes he’s fallen in love with him

Straight guy worries he’s being homophobic to gay roommate, realizes he’s fallen in love with him Plot twist: it turns out I don’t have any problem with Alex kissing guys if it’s me he’s kissing. Straight guy falls in love with a gay guy, thinks he’s being homophobic 26 May 2016 by Joe Morgan We’re pretty sure this story is pretty […]

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Interview – Dan Farthing-Sykes

Dan Farthing-Sykes   Dan Farthing-Sykes’  Biography Dan Farthing-Sykes is the first and current CEO of Haemophilia Scotland. He joined the organisation from the Edinburgh Haemophilia & Thrombosis Centre in January 2014 and has worked closely with the founding Board of Trustees to establish the charity.   He brings with him experience of almost seven years as the Policy and Communications […]

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Haemophilia – Blood & Blood Products

The Differences between Blood & Blood Products     When people think of a “blood transfusion” we generally think of the image above.   One whole bag of blood or a unit is most commonly used for patients who require an immediate “blood transfusion” for circumstances which could be seen as life threatening.   The most frequently used example of […]

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Mr Gay UK

Mr Gay UK     Mr Gay UK is a British annual beauty contest for gay men, with regional heats held in gay nightclubs with a grand final usually at a gay venue. The contests is owned and promoted by gay entrepreneur Terry George.         HISTORY OF MR GAY UK Every year, hundreds of lads compete at […]

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Hepatitis C – Slings, Slamming & Chem Sex

Slings, Slamming and Chem-sex   Dr Steve Taylor | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle   Drugs, LGBT, Sex, UK Impact, Hepatitis C, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Hiv,Mephedrone, Syphilis, UK Lifestyle News   This blog is definitely not for the faint-hearted:     If you’re easily offended, please stop reading now!       For those of you who would like to have a greater understanding of a new subculture […]

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Before you decide to travel

Before you decide to travel       When you decide where to travel it is important to remember that most countries in the world can’t provide the same levels of treatment and care as a Scottish Haemophilia Centre. Even if your bleeding disorder doesn’t usually affect your life it is important to consider what would happen if you had […]

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Once you have decided where you are going

Once you’ve decided where you are going       One you have decided where you are going it’s time to get organised.   Travel Insurance It is very important that you get the right Travel Insurance. You need to make sure that the insurance company are aware of your bleeding disorder so that the policy is still valid if you […]

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If you are travelling within the EU

If you are travelling inside the EU     If you are travelling in the EU or Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland then you should also make sure you are carrying a European Health Insurance Card.  There is also an accompanying smartphone app which will help you make the most of the card.  Remember, having the card doesn’t mean that you […]

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Getting to your destination

Getting to your destination     We suggest that you carry a letter for security staff at your port of exit or entry.  The letter should explaining why you are carrying treatment products, prescribed drugs, needles, syringes etc., and the serious implications of not having them immediately to hand. The WFH sample letter is a very good place to start but you […]

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While you are away

While you are away     As well as having a good time there are a couple of things it can be sensible to do while you are away.   Medical ID Wear medical identification information.  There are now a wide range of options to do this.  Many people carry the patient cards issued by their Haemophilia Centre and UKHCDO.  Sometime […]

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