Mark S. King

Mark S. King

At a Glance:

Mark S. King has been a Project Contributor since May 2010, has written 152 entries and currently lives in Atlanta, GA.


Mark S. King is an HIV poz gay blogger in recovery from meth addiction. What's not to love?

Mark has been an outspoken advocate for those living with HIV since testing positive in 1985. He produces an often comical written and video blog ("My Fabulous Disease"), is an award-winning columnist and author of "A Place Like This," chronicling his life in 1980's Los Angeles.

He attributes his longevity to taking part in his health care, the love of a good man, and double chocolate brownies made from scratch. Find out more at

Mark S. King: Recently Filed

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The Hilarious Musical... About Meth Addiction

Filed by Mark S. King | September 03, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

I was skeptical, but I should have known better than to question people's ability to relate to someone overcoming painful adversity and combating shame with humor.Read More

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What I Learned as a Phone Sex Operator

Filed by Mark S. King | August 25, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

As a struggling young actor I had begun this odd vocation to make ends meet between acting jobs and as it turns out, I had a way with words.Read More

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Damon L. Jacobs: The Calm in the PrEP Storm

Filed by Mark S. King | August 07, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

PrEP advocate Damon L. Jacobs has endured scrutiny, name-calling, and other personal attacks for daring to talk about PrEP and sex without fear. But the critics can't bring him down.Read More

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Secrets of the Masturbating Gay Male

Filed by Mark S. King | May 19, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

During my years working on a gay phone sex hotline, I gained amazing insight into the realm of fantasy, loneliness and desire. It was also, quite literally, a social anthropologist's wet dream.Read More

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WATCH: HIV Negative Men Get Brutally Honest

Filed by Mark S. King | April 24, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

No matter which of these men you might relate to the most, there's no doubt they are all just trying to carve out a satisfying sexual existence during a pretty confusing time.Read More