Timing of S.F.’s kink festival Dore Alley sparks worry amid monkeypox emergency

The annual Up Your Alley leather and fetish fair is expected to go on this weekend in San Francisco's SoMa area, despite widespread concerns about the spread of monkeypox and the city's decision to declare a statement of emergency. San Francisco...

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TheJadedSF
TheJadedSF
154 · 11 days ago · Reddit

So cancel it. Can’t complain about the government not doing enough if the community itself isn’t taking the threat seriously or taking actions.

EarthquakeBass
EarthquakeBass
48 · 11 days ago · Reddit

Why isn’t it canceled? It will spread at this event. My doctor said they have seen two cases come in within the last week. I know it’s a bummer to cancel things but it’s time to start taking this seriously as a group.

no-tenemos-triko-tri
no-tenemos-triko-tri
26 · 11 days ago · Reddit

I'm surprised they made the decision to not cancel, especially because MSM have been a high risk population for monkeypox.

Finlaegh
Finlaegh
19 · 11 days ago · Reddit

If you listen to Scott Wiener and the SF AIDS Foundation, it's safe to go, just put a bandaid on your monkeypox sores:

See a bump on your skin and worried that it might be monkeypox? If you’re not sure, and you still want to go out tonight, cover it up with a bandaid or clothing before you go out.

- https://twitter.com/​Scott_Wiener/​status/​1552388806942175232

For real though, that is not at all reassuring it won't be a superspreader event.

Meezha
Meezha
16 · 11 days ago · Reddit

It never ceases to amaze me how guys just can't keep it in their pants when any opportunity 'arouses'... commence eye roll...

sendokun
sendokun
7 · 11 days ago · Reddit

Well, I don’t really know what’s best to do, but I never knew we have a kink festival, regardless of what the decision is, I am glad to learn something new about SF.