Coming Out

  Being gay or bisexual is nothing to be ashamed of – it’s something you can feel proud about. Almost everyone feels stressed about “coming out” and sometimes it’s like there is never the perfect time. Planning what you want to say can help you stay calm and in control. Heightened anxiety levels can be distracting and may cause additional […]

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Personal Safety and Awareness

  Living with a bleeding disorder doesn’t automatically make you a target. Technology, such as the internet and mobile phone apps have made life a lot easier to meet people. Some might just be looking for one off, random sexual encounters. Some want more such as a “fuck-buddy” or a relationship, each bringing their personal demands and pressures. This technology […]

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Homophobia / Abuse

Homophobic attacks on gay/bi-sexual people (queer bashing) are sadly a very real threat. These criminal offences can be for robbery, discrimination, or for more sinister reasons. Abusive behaviour towards a person can take many different forms and can lead to the victim suffering physical and / or psychological harm.   For example: Bullying, intimidation, forcing you to do things you […]

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Support and Information

For more information, or if you would like to speak to someone, contact details of organisations are below. For men who have sex with other men and are living with a bleeding disorder, you can find related articles throughout the Haemosexual website.   Haemophilia Scotland is a registered charity (No. SC044298) based in Scotland for people who have haemophilia, von Willebrands and […]

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Your Checklist

  We have put together a few things for you to remember.   Ensure your Haemophilia Centre has your correct personal details, including contact details   Change of GP details, if visiting other parts of the UK, or relocating   If travelling outside of the UK, ensure you have an up to date Customs letter from your Haemophilia Centre   […]

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