Councilman Vinícius Aith (PRTB) opened a petition asking the Sorocaba City Hall, in the coronary heart of São Paulo, to cease the fifteenth LGBTQIAP+ Pride Parade in the space because of the quantity of circumstances of monkeys in the nation.
The occasion is scheduled for August 28.
Until final Tuesday (2), the municipality of São Paulo registered 4 circumstances of the virus, in keeping with the State Department of Health.
In a letter despatched by a parliamentary adviser to G1, the request relies on a examine printed in the British scientific journal The New England Journal of Medicine, which states that out of 528 individuals contaminated with the monkey virus, 98% have been gay males. alone. or bisexuals.
Monkeypox is endemic in the MSM (homosexual males who’ve intercourse with different males) group, but it surely’s vital to know the place.
this isn’t a virus present in the group
that this lower in circumstances represents a present state of affairs and never a everlasting one.
The WHO advisable that the MSM group cut back their sexual companions
Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,
suggested the MSM group to scale back, presently, the quantity of totally different sexual companions
stop the unfold of the virus.
He additionally advisable that pregnant ladies use condoms and masks.
Ghebreyesus emphasised that “stigma and discrimination will be as harmful as any virus and might result in unfold” and added that, along with transmission by means of intercourse, monkeys can unfold by means of shut contact resembling hugging and kissing, in addition to towels. contaminated bedding eg.
Until Tuesday (2),
Brazil has recorded 1,474 confirmed circumstances of monkeys
in keeping with the Ministry of Health.
Information from the LGBT+ Movement of Sorocaba
The consultant of the LGBTQIAP+ Movement in Sorocaba and a member of the fifteenth LGBTQIA+ Pride Parade, Ronaldo Pires, despatched a message to the G1 report rejecting the council’s request. Check all of it out under:
“We welcome the place of councilor Vinícius Aith (PRTB), who requested, on Monday (1), to ask the metropolis corridor to cease the LGBTQIA + Parade in Sorocaba, which is meant to happen on August 28.
In truth, in the finish, they assist us promote our merchandise, which this yr has the title VOTE FOR LIFE, VOTE WITH PROUD.
This request of the councilor, who till lately favored the use of chloroquine, a drug that has been scientifically confirmed to be ineffective in the remedy of covid-19, appears inconsistent, he needs to affiliate monkeys in the LGBTphobic method with the LGBTQIAP + inhabitants, the place solely science nonetheless research all that.
Sorocaba has lately held main occasions with many demonstrations and with Public Health and Sanitary Surveillance with out restrictions, reminding the honorable councilor to stop all future occasions.
The LGBTQIAP+ Parade of Sorocaba is a various occasion, and it additionally needs to boost a dialogue about the significance of SUS, worldwide, public, free and of good high quality and this ought to be the concern of the councilors: to guard SUS and to not discriminate or stigmatize. I wish to ban well-liked reveals.
We are, we’re, we refuse, we are going to get used to it!”
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