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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!

081, 2017

The Terrifying Crystal Meth Story I Have Never Told

By | August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

When my guard is down, it comes to me. It flashes across my mind, an uninvited assault, sometimes when I am beginning to drift off to sleep or, more cruelly, when my mind is enjoying [...]

0719, 2017

Revisiting The Most Influential Gay Porn Film Ever Made

By | July 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The annual Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco is noted for its unbridled embrace of every kinky star in our sexual constellation. Even the fearless leather community that founded the event can sometimes appear tame [...]

0712, 2017

‘The Pox Lover’ and the Impact of Lesbians on HIV Activism

By | July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Anne-christine d'Adesky in her element, at a San Francisco protest. (Photo: Juno Rosenhaus) Anne-christine d’Adesky got arrested, accidentally, long before it happened on purpose during AIDS protests. The Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist was covering [...]

0630, 2017

‘Blood Disgust’ is Nothing New to People with HIV

By | June 30th, 2017|0 Comments

It is coursing through our veins, sustaining life and fighting disease, and yet we fear it. The sight of a few drops can make an adult faint. A bucket of it in a movie is [...]

0628, 2017

Taboo Sex, Racism, and Gay Men: A Chat in Black and White

By | June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Detail from Rotimi Fani-Kayode's "Untitled," courtesy of Autograph, London In thirty years of HIV work alongside black advocates, I have rarely written on the topic of race. It makes me uncomfortable, or perhaps [...]

0623, 2017

New Chase Brexton CEO Seeks Trust as Staff Awaits Change

By | June 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Patrick Mutch, the sunny and earnest new CEO of Chase Brexton Health Care in Baltimore, does not mind addressing the elephant in the room. In his first interview with My Fabulous Disease since being hired [...]

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