July 21 2022 Manhattan, New York – Hundred activists in Foley Square to demand federal and state governments take immediate action to make the monkeypox vaccine available for all those currently effected, those who have been exposed, and members of vulnerable communities such as the LGBTQIA community and sex workers.
“All the fkrs who say we are ‘grooming children’ will blame us for this” said speaker at Monkeypox March “only our activism that will protect us, protect queer kids from homophobia, because that’s what it is”
The demonstration was organized by Act Up NY. “This Monkeypox outbreak did not need to happen. There is a working vaccine that prevents viral transmission, the government had over a million dozens of this vaccine since April, ” said speaker about shortage of available Vaccinations. “Put down that rainbow flag, President Biden. It does not mean anything if you don’t care for our health!”