'As a public body we take cognisance of changes in society around how such questions may be asked without discrimination and have a duty to promote inclusiveness – therefore all donors are now asked the same questions.'
No, Professor. Your duty is to get blood to those who need it. Asking dumb-ass questions is going to prove counterproductive. Since Professor Turner is a biotechnologist, and not just a U.S. Supreme Court nominee, i presume he knows what a woman is. (I was surprised, when Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson said she couldn’t say what a woman is because she’s not a biologist, that the follow-up question wasn’t “Are you a woman?”