LGBTQ Heroes: Mark Ward – The gay haemophiliac fighting for justice

Currently in London, an important inquiry of a British injustice from the 1970 and 1980s is taking place. The long-awaited Infected Blood Inquiry is holding its first public hearings, where people living with haemophilia and now infected and affected are giving oral evidence. Up to three per day who contracted HIV and Hep C through transfusions and blood products – much of which came from the USA. The British government, during Margaret Thatcher’s premiership, were warned by UK doctors and specialists that there could be a problem but they were overruled and ignored. The result of this indifference, has been … Continue reading LGBTQ Heroes: Mark Ward – The gay haemophiliac fighting for justice