I Mask When Asked

But mask fatigue is very real.

Pax Ahimsa Gethen

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Selfie of Pax wearing a mask and a bandage on their upper left arm, just after getting a COVID booster shot.

It has now been three full years since the COVID-19 virus was first identified in Wuhan, China. When the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic in March 2020, my city, San Francisco, was the first in the nation to enter a lockdown. When mask mandates began soon after, I followed them strictly and consistently. And when vaccines became available, I signed up to get…

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Pax Ahimsa Gethen

Queer agender trans male. Black vegan atheist, pacifist. Pronouns: they/them/their. funcrunch.org, patreon.com/funcrunch