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IN THE MEDIA: How monkeypox spoiled gay men’s plans for an invincible summer

By Benjamin RyanNBC News Hesitance from family members (to hug gay men), said Ben Rosen, a psychotherapist at Harlem United in New York, parallels the cold shoulder many gay men got during the early AIDS crisis, “where people are being told, ‘Oh maybe you shouldn’t come visit.’”For many gay and bisexual men, the sprawling and chaotic monkeypox outbreak has upended a summer that was supposed to be a well-earned opportunity — following the peak of the Covid crisis — to finally have some fun and revel with their gay brothers without the threat of viral infection hanging over them. Soon after Memorial Day, however, these men, as well ...