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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!

0721, 2020

The Scorching Words of Ravyn Wngz are an Activism Manifesto

By |July 21st, 2020|

Ravyn Wngz, a Toronto Black Lives Matter (BLM) activist, never had to raise her voice on Sunday, when she delivered a scathing rebuke of systemic racism and privilege. Her beautiful words pierced the heart just [...]

0718, 2020

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ is Traumatizing. Now Go Watch It.

By |July 18th, 2020|

Welcome to Chechnya, the unnerving new documentary by filmmaker David France, stopped playing in my living room a full hour ago and I’m still trying to shake it. That may take some time, considering the [...]

0714, 2020

This Anti-Trump Music Video is a Gay Disco Freakout

By |July 14th, 2020|

When POZ Magazine began work producing their online series, “POZ at Home,” editor Oriol Gutierrez came to me with a question. Would I like to come up with something, together with my friend and performer [...]

077, 2020

When Facing the COVID-19 Rampage, Blame the Fire Island Gays

By |July 7th, 2020|

The judgment of the social media gods, decreed Monday morning, was withering and furious: the buff gay men on the Fire Island beach over the holiday weekend were nothing less than suicide bombers. Virtuous gays [...]

0624, 2020

Mark S. King Named the 2020 ‘LGBTQ Journalist of the Year’

By |June 24th, 2020|

Mark S. King, sporting isolation hair and wardrobe. “I’m just a guy with HIV and a keyboard,” I often say. It’s meant as a pithy remark, sure, but it also feels like I’m [...]

0623, 2020

Film: Can a ‘Gay Leftie with AIDS’ Get Elected Mayor of a Rural Town?

By |June 23rd, 2020|

Milford, Pennsylvania, is the kind of idyllic small town that Frank Capra romanticized in films like It’s a Wonderful Life. Nothing much rattles the citizens of this quiet country borough. They pay their taxes, vote [...]

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