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Homoglobin Partnership Volunteer

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HOMOGLOBIN

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We’re a nonprofit social welfare organization aiming to achieve equality for the LGBTQIA community in education and healthcare. Currently, many gay and bisexual men aren’t allowed to donate blood, and our nation’s public-school system still routinely undervalues or even ignores issues regarding the community, whether it’s history or family life education. Our organization is lobbying policymakers and educating the public on these issues, and we are asking for help from people like you. If you’ve got a tight schedule, you may consider donating, but be sure to reach out if you are interested!

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About HOMOGLOBIN

Location:

8023 WASHINGTON RD, ALEXANDRIA, VA 22308, US

Mission Statement

The FDA says sexually active men who have sex with men (MSM)--along with women who have sex with MSM--must abstain from sex for 3 months in order to donate blood. This is essentially a blanket ban on all gay and bisexual men, which doesn’t take into account the fact that the LGBTQ community is comprised of millions of wildly different people, each with their own sexual practices. Changing this policy is just one of many steps our country and government must take in order to combat stigma and discrimination against the LGBTQ community, and we here at Homoglobin are fighting for that change.

Description

Blood Equality
National Single - Payer Healthcare
Easily Accessible Trans/GNC Healthcare
Reinstate Protections for Trans/GNC people in Healthcare
Improved STI Testing Methods & Availabilty
LGBTQ-Inclusive Sex Ed
LGBTQ History
Ban Conversion Therapy
BLM

Advocacy & Human Rights
LGBTQ+
Politics

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Research
  • Public Advocacy
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Google Apps
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5- 10 hours per week.
  • - Works well with others, and has good interpersonal communication skills - Knows how to deal with partnerships between organizations and how to navigate them. - Creative thinking in terms of creating projects to team up with other organizations.

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