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Mark S. King

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I’m an HIV positive gay man in recovery from drug addiction. What’s not to love?

Be sure to check my entire video library here or browse my blog postings below. Get ready for some frank opinion, inspirational writing, debate on sexual politics, videos of poz life featuring my family and friends, and even some infamous drag. And please follow me on Twitter and join the My Fabulous Disease Facebook page!

0523, 2017

AIDS, Love and Desperation at the Louise Hay Ride

By | May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

"The One You Need To Let Go Of The Most," by Jason Fritz & Matt Momchilov, based on images from the Louise Hay Ride. The hall, an auditorium in a West Hollywood park, was filled [...]

0515, 2017

The Enduring Legacy of Donna Summer for Gay Men

By | May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

(May 17, 2017 will mark five years since the death of music icon Donna Summer. This is why her legacy still matters.) The music my friends liked when I was a teenager intimidated me. It [...]

052, 2017

A Second Chance at Death

By | May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

The angel visits, in the 1993 Broadway production of Angels in America. We all know how this ends. Despite the avalanche of articles on aging with HIV or advice about how to avoid [...]

0421, 2017

Sean McKenna: Life with AIDS Isn’t So Damn ‘Fabulous’

By | April 21st, 2017|0 Comments

(Sean McKenna, as part of a portrait series by photographer David Meanix.) Last December I attended the most moving, transcendent World AIDS Day program I have witnessed in years. That’s not saying much, of course. These [...]

045, 2017

Online Images of Murder and Chemical Attack are Snuff Porn

By | April 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Amazing, really, that this needs to be said: stop posting images and video of the last moments of the lives of innocent people. This is snuff porn, and we’re contributing to it under the insane [...]

0322, 2017

The Irony of Aging: The HIV/AIDS Seniors Conference

By | March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Thirty-two years ago this month, I received a phone call from a nurse at my doctor’s office telling me that I had tested HIV positive. We didn’t schedule a follow-up visit or begin a treatment [...]

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