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welcome, my friends… 2018-03-23T11:41:14+00:00
Mark S. King

Welcome, My Friends . . .

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!

129, 2018

Drag Taught Me What It Means to be a Man

By | December 9th, 2018|0 Comments

The musty gym bag stays in my closet, ironically enough. Inside, a crumpled black wig fights for space with a sequined dress, heels, a string of fake pearls and a bag of make-up. After more [...]

1120, 2018

‘The Stigma Experience’ Made Me Relive My HIV Test. It Wrecked Me.

By | November 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Remembering the moment in March of 1985 when I learned I was HIV positive is difficult. I speak and write about it often, but the actual emotions aren’t easy to access. I know it was [...]

1116, 2018

A Short Film for World AIDS Day has Arrived. Watch It Right Now.

By | November 16th, 2018|0 Comments

"Sing Your Song" follows the awakening of a young man living with HIV in Mississippi. Stop what you’re doing. An exhilarating new short film produced especially for people living with HIV (PLHIV) is [...]

1113, 2018

What 5,000 Phone Sex Calls Taught Me about Gay Men

By | November 13th, 2018|0 Comments

The number might be a little low. Over the course of my “phone fantasy” career in the 1980s, I spoke to as many as ten customers in a given day, numbering in the many thousands [...]

119, 2018

The History of HIV/AIDS in One Astonishing Poem

By | November 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Mary Bowman performing at the opening of the 20th Anniversary Community Summit. The team behind the 20th Anniversary Community Summit, being held in Atlanta this weekend and sponsored by ViiV Healthcare, knew how [...]

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