WHO Director Tedros throws in towel, tepidly suggests gay men should maybe think about reconsidering anonymous sex orgies after all, perhaps, if it suits them, possibly
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it is crucial for public health authorities to engage communities of men who have sex with men to reduce transmission of the virus and take care of those infected, while protecting human rights by fighting stigma and discrimination.
“For men who have sex with men, this includes for the moment, reducing your number of sexual partners, reconsidering considering sex with new partners, and exchanging contact details with any new partners to enable follow up if needed,” Tedros said.
This is like during the pandemic, when the religious were gently asked to “reconsider considering” attending worship services, and nobody was arrested or fined and no churches were closed or anything crazy like that.
“The stigma and discrimination can be as dangerous as any virus and can fuel the outbreak. As we have seen with Covid-19 misinformation, and this information can spread rapidly online,” the WHO chief said.
Andy Seale, a WHO adviser on HIV, hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections, said experts had determined the monkeypox outbreak was “clearly transmitted during sex”, but he said they had not yet concluded whether or not it was a sexually transmitted infection.
Dr Hugh Adler, who treats monkeypox patients in the UK, said the virus was being transmitted during sex and that sexual networks and anonymous sex with untraceable partners were facilitating its spread. “It’s just as likely that monkeypox was always capable of transmitting and presenting like this, but it hadn’t been formally reported or so widespread before,” he said.
I know I’ve said all of this before. I know you’re tired of my monkeypox posts now. But nothing illustrates so plainly that containment and mitigation policies are political, as the incredible hypocrisy that the pandemicists are guilty of here. A central doctrine, forged and promoted within the public health establishment itself, is that the promiscuous behaviour characteristic of certain sexual subcultures is only dangerous because of unjust heteronormative stigma; and that in a perfectly tolerant world, there is nothing wrong with weekly anonymous fetish orgies. The very same offices which dreamed up these doctrines, also decided that house-arresting billions of people to stop a novel respiratory virus was a good idea. That was also a political decision, and one which we must never let them forget, however much they want to.
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