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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!

062, 2021

He Wrote That First AIDS Report in 1981. He Has a Lot More to Say.

By |June 2nd, 2021|

Michael Gottlieb, MD (photo: Elizabeth Nathane) This June 5, 2021 marks 40 years since the famous report in a CDC publication, the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), in which Dr. Michael Gottlieb outlined the [...]

0518, 2021

When Our Masks are Removed, What Will Be Revealed?

By |May 18th, 2021|

Last night I sat with my husband and a member of our pod (is there a more 2020 expression than that?) as we watched a perfectly sweet and entertaining movie that gets pretty sad at [...]

0512, 2021

Sir Elton John and Olly Alexander Absolutely Crush “Its a Sin”

By |May 12th, 2021|

Sir Elton John has always shown great generosity towards younger artists, especially those with whom he shares a sense of theatrical DNA. At the Brit Awards last night, the legendary performer and lifelong HIV/AIDS activist [...]

0420, 2021

The Gay Men of “Jerker” Escape AIDS Through the Phone Line

By |April 20th, 2021|

Tyshawn Gooden and Greg Piccirilli in Jerker. (Tyler Ogburn Photography) (Readers: Please join me when I host a virtual screening of this play on April 28th, including a talk-back with the cast and [...]

0413, 2021

HIV Genetic Data is Tracked and Shared. It’s Creepy and Dangerous.

By |April 13th, 2021|

If you are a person living with HIV, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and your local health department probably already have your HIV genetic profile. They have been examining it and comparing [...]

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