Singer Anton Stephans has given his support to Blood Pact, a campaign that is fighting for the rights of gay men to be able to donate blood.

As the law currently stands in the UK, gay and bisexual men are forbidden to donate blood if they have had sex in the last 12 months with another man. A rule that many argue is discriminatory. Blood Pact calls the 12-month ban on sex “Discouraging, unrealistic and unfair”.

X FACTOR star Anton Stephans has given his support to the campaign calling the ban “archaic & uneducated” and has even starred their promotional video.

The group is calling for supporters to sign a petition on Change.org which has already attracted 9206 signatures at the time of publish.

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Anton is just one of a number of celebrities who have back the various campaigns which supports the end of the gay blood ban in the UK. Stephen Fry and Andrew Hayden-Smith are both openly gay celebs who have campaigned on the issue.
At the end of the video Anton says to camera, “I would give blood, if I could.”

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