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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!

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 [...]

0922, 2016

My Attitude Adjustment About Sex, Gonorrhea, and Advocacy

By | September 22nd, 2016|1 Comment

Amidst the happy haze of good news about the efficacy of PrEP in preventing new HIV infections and the growing consensus that people living with HIV who are undetectable are not infectious, there is troubling [...]

0919, 2016

Pregnant Guest Kicked Out of ‘Charm Ball’ Over Protest Fears

By | September 19th, 2016|1 Comment

Itta Englander, seen here stranded outside Chase Brexton's "Charm Ball." She was denied re-entry to the gala after spending a few minutes talking to protesters upset with the agency's leadership. When this blogger chose [...]

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