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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!

1128, 2016

The Compassionate Truce of Tim Murphy’s Novel ‘Christodora’

By | November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

In the towering new novel Christodora, author Tim Murphy harnesses decades of personal and professional experience as an HIV journalist into a story that sweeps back and forth between the last several decades and beyond. [...]

1115, 2016

Sleeping with President Donald Trump

By | November 15th, 2016|5 Comments

I am on my feet at the Thanksgiving table, and my fists are slamming into the linen napkins. Silverware is quaking, pottery is rattling. The force of a particularly hard blow to the tabletop sends [...]

1111, 2016

Video: Aboard the 2016 HIV Cruise Retreat

By | November 11th, 2016|1 Comment

The spirit of the annual HIV Cruise Retreat (also known as “the Poz Cruise” but not associated with POZ Magazine) can be summed up in one enlightening story. Matthew had some bad luck as he [...]

1024, 2016

My Gay Love for Monster Movies

By | October 24th, 2016|0 Comments

  My first boyhood crush was on a dead man. He was a zombie named Quentin Collins, with eyes that pierced my pubescent gay soul and sideburns the size of the Florida peninsula. He stalked [...]

102, 2016

Revisiting My Sad and Trivial Night with Rock Hudson

By | October 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

(The 31st anniversary of the passing of Rock Hudson brings this memory back again, as it does each year. Maybe I want you to know this sordid tale because I'm still as star-struck and vain [...]

0927, 2016

The CDC’s Gay Dance Video about HIV is Flat Out Fabulous

By | September 27th, 2016|4 Comments

The dance club depicted in the CDC music video for "Collect My Love" (full video below). Condoms, PrEP, and being HIV positive and undetectable all get screen time. The Centers for Disease Control [...]

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