Mark S. King

Mark S. King

At a Glance:

Mark S. King has been a Project Contributor since May 2010, has written 149 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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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

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When People With HIV Became Suicide Bombers

Filed by Mark S. King | April 02, 2014 | 4:45 PM | comments

Laws in more than 30 states criminalize people with HIV for not disclosing their status to sexual partners - from assault to attempted murder to bioterrorism. In other words, defendants are guilty of living with HIV.Read More


Will HIV Ever Be Safe Enough for You?

Filed by Mark S. King | March 12, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

Today, willful ignorance about HIV/AIDS isn't coming from uneducated people in small towns. It's coming from gay men.Read More

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The Fog of a Thousand Years

Filed by Mark S. King | February 18, 2014 | 11:00 AM | comments

We select the bits and pieces to remember, and the truth fades. It becomes lost in the fog of a thousand years.Read More