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Health officials walk fine line as monkeypox swells within LGBT community

Health officials walk fine line as monkeypox swells within LGBT community

State and municipal governments walk a fine line as they move to tackle the monkeypox outbreak, trying to spread awareness of the disease, which has so far predominantly affected men who have sex with men, while avoiding stigmata. “The tightrope you’re trying to walk is making sure people don’t see it as a gay men’s …

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Political correctness helped turn monkeypox into a global emergency

Political correctness helped turn monkeypox into a global emergency

In late May, Conde Nast’s LGBT site them.us went to great lengths to distance a nascent viral scourge known as monkeypox from the main demographic that was spreading it: gay men. The article titled “Monkeypox virus is hitting queer men, but it has nothing to do with being queer,” stated that “while a large fraction …

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