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Man Rejected At Indiana Blood Center For Appearing Gay

Aaron Pace, a 22 year-old straight man from Indiana says a blood donation center rejected him because he appears to be gay.

Chicago Sun Times has the story:

Aaron Pace is admittedly and noticeably effeminate, but he says he?s not homosexual.

Still, his looks, character and behavior prompted a blood donation center to reject him when he tried to donate blood recently and he?s miffed, to say the least.

?I was humiliated and embarrassed,? said Pace, 22. of Gary. ?It?s not right that homeless people can give blood but homosexuals can?t. And I?m not even a homosexual.?

Pace visited Bio-Blood Components Inc. in Gary, which pays for blood and plasma donations, up to $40 a visit. But during the interview screening process, Pace said he was told he could not be a blood donor there because he ?appears to be a homosexual.?

Read the full story via CHICAGO SUN TIMES