I haven't heard anything on TV or on the radio about it recently.
I won't pull my punches. Not here. Over the two decades of reading your posts, I can safely decree that you are not the most media savvy individual at a2k. That's saying A LOT considering we have been hit with wave after wave of unmedicated schizophrenic conspiracy theorists over the life of this forum.
The current monkeypox outbreak has much media coverage beyond your sad anecdotal experience. It's got a ton of national and global notoriety.
I was told monkeypox is only an issue affecting homosexuals since it's an STD.
NOT SEMANTICS. Monkeypox isn't an STD. And anyone can get it regardless of sexual orientation. It's just the largest population hit by the disease that currently belongs to the homosexual and bisexual population.
Here are the official CDC numbers so far