Pride Events Canceled For Coronavirus
Even though Pride season is considered to be June, there are Pride events coming up in the spring and many are now being canceled due to the coronavirus. And when I see things like this happening it also makes me realize we are not going to get back to normal for quite a while.
This article seems to have a full list of cancellations as of right now.
They list everything globally, including the US.
Miami Beach Pride – 05/04/2020 – Postponed with date TBA
Here’s a link to check them all out. We have a Pride event here in New Hope in May and I haven’t heard anything about that yet.
Gay Bathhouse “Sweatbox” In the UK Closes for Coronavirus
No one took more heat than gay bathhouses did in the early days of the AIDS crisis. And to a certain extent, they are still taking heat so many years later. I never thought it was fair and I’ve never even been to a bathhouse.
Well, this is interesting because one gay bathhouse in the UK decided to close temporarily because of coronavirus, and they stated that they were doing this for moral reasons, and it certainly can’t be easy.
“The effects of this closure are devastating on both the business and our staff. But this is a crisis of unparalleled proportions. We will be fighting tooth and nail for both the survival of our business and the welfare of our staff.”
Here’s a link to more. They go into more detail about other closures, and about how the government is handling things like this in the UK. It covers a lot of proverbial ground.