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Meth and Recovery

September 2nd, 2014

VIDEO: Methtacular! The Addictive Musical Comedy

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It is no secret that I am a crystal meth addict in recovery. But writing about it, at least in the often humorous style for which my blog is known, escapes me. My process of […]

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July 29th, 2014

AIDS2014: The Complete Video Blog Collection


The AIDS2014 International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, proved to be as colorful and exhausting as I had anticipated. There was no lack of images in the gorgeous city to share in my daily video […]

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December 30th, 2013

The Top Ten ‘Fabulous’ Posts of 2013

Mark King

The year 2013 was a game changer for My Fabulous Disease, and I want to thank you for your clicks, comments, and shares.  I have more confidence as an advocate and a writer, thanks to […]

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December 20th, 2013

The My Fabulous Disease Holiday Spectacular!


What says Holiday Spirit more than Mom’s cookies, Santa, and candid interviews about loving a family member with HIV?

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October 30th, 2013

Surviving Two Epidemics: AIDS and Meth

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Maintaining a functional existence slipped away, just slowly enough not to alarm me, as if the drugs were quietly sneaking out the door with my life.

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September 24th, 2013

The Most Important Gay Porn Film Ever Made?


The film is either a transgressive act of eroticism, or an act that demonstrates how to become infected with HIV. Or perhaps both.

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September 3rd, 2013

The Real Poz Guys of Atlanta III

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These guys must be getting the hang of this, because we discussed and revealed things like never before. From crystal meth addiction to our mothers, nothing was off limits.

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August 7th, 2013

Dealing with Shame can be a Drag

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I would hear other gay men make disparaging remarks about drag and I withered, unable to admit I was playing to a packed room every Sunday.

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March 24th, 2013

Behind the Scenes of the Video Series “A Day in the Life”

Robert Still

I was knocked out by these people and their daily courage and fortitude. I really want to thank this group for taking me into their homes and lives and allowing me to share their stories with you.

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January 2nd, 2013

The Private War That Killed Spencer Cox

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When legendary AIDS treatment activist Spencer Cox died on December 18, 2012, the cause of death was AIDS-related complications, which is understandable if post-traumatic stress, despair, and drug addiction are complications related to AIDS.

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