Latest by Mark S. King

The World AIDS Day Anthem We Really Need Has Just Arrived: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

The upcoming season of the web series Merce, about a man living with HIV, features a song about loving someone living with the virus and a video to accompany it.

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com

Antron Reshaud Olukayode Died of AIDS. We Must Say It.

"How is it," Mark S. King asks, "that a longtime HIV activist could die from AIDS without the word being spoken?"

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com

BPM (Beats Per Minute) is the Sexiest Damn Film of 2017\. Period.

"It's tempting to encourage you to tell your friends that this is a movie about gay sex and New Wave music because that isn't a complete lie," Mark S. King writes. "And besides, the maudlin tag of 'AIDS film' is a disservice to BPM."

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com

This HIV Survivor Quit Smoking to Vape. Don't Judge. A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"My years of smoking are much more likely to kill me than HIV," Mark S. King writes. "I suppose that's progress, and testament to how far we have come in my 32 years living with the virus. So why am I so defensive about my switch to vaping?"

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com

After Louie Film Review: An AIDS Survivor, Barely Surviving

Mark S. King reviews director Vincent Gagliostro's semi-autobiographical film starring Alan Cumming as a a shell-shocked gay veteran of the 1980s trying to come to grips with his tragic past.

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com

Review: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson Is Trans Film Noir

Filmmaker David France (How to Survive a Plague) returns with a new documentary that shows the deep rift that continues between trans people and the rest of the LGBT community.

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com

As Much as I Can Lifts Up Black Gay Men ... and Blows Your Mind

"This emotionally searing production takes us by the hand -- quite literally -- and leads us to the middle of the nightclub, the church and even the bedroom of its characters and then dares us to look away," Mark S. King writes.

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com

DaddyBear App Hooks Up Gay Men "Not Living With HIV": A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"The entire concept of the DaddyBear dating app is pathetic and hilarious," Mark S. King writes. "Their stated position on the HIV status of those daddies and bears, however, is frightening."

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com

Y'all Look! It's the First Redneck HIV Prevention PSA! A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

Thrive Alabama's hilarious new public service announcement is a World Wrestling-style smackdown that pits PrEP and prevention against HIV and stigma.

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com

The Terrifying Crystal Meth Story I Have Never Told: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"When my guard is down, it comes to me. It flashes across my mind, an uninvited assault the dark memory rushes in like a raid."

By Mark S. King for MyFabulousDisease.com