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Sean McKenna, as part of a portrait series by photographer David Meanix
Personal Stories

Sean McKenna: Life With AIDS Isn't So Damn 'Fabulous' -- A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"Sean McKenna does exactly what a good advocate should do. He bears witness and holds people accountable."

The Irony of Aging: The HIV/AIDS Seniors Conference -- A Blog Entry by Mark S. King Img
Personal Stories

The Irony of Aging: The HIV/AIDS Seniors Conference -- A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

When he was diagnosed 32 years ago, Mark S. King never expected to live long enough to be featured as a keynote speaker at an upcoming conference for older people living with HIV.

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Personal Stories

32 Years Ago Today, Everything Changed: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

Mark S. King reflects on the anniversary of his HIV diagnosis and tells you about his collaboration with the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art.

Mark S. King on The Price Is Right
Personal Stories

That Time 37 Years Ago I Won a Car on The Price Is Right

"Within a few years of Coming On Down, there would be enormous differences between that boy and myself, shaped by life events that would throw a wet blanket on my aw shucks optimism," Mark S. King writes.

Project Inform Program Manager Emily Mariko-Sanders acts up
News

What If I Told You the Project Inform Staff Was Hilarious? A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"A sense of humor helps, especially when you work for an organization with a mission statement that addresses an enormous and sometimes nightmarish public health crisis," Mark S. King writes.

Bruce Richman
Personal Stories

Bruce Richman Is Totally Hot and Other HIV Activism Truths: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"What gay HIV activist hasn't had an AIDS conference crush?" Mark S. King writes. "As advocates, we needn't be coy about our own familiarity with hooking up or the sexual mechanics involved."

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Personal Stories

Examining Death, Including the One I Caused: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"Chris Glaser's beliefs are many and steadfast, but his faith in love is his most unyielding conviction," Mark S. King writes.

HIV Advocates to Watch in 2017
Personal Stories

Fighting Trump: HIV Advocates to Watch in 2017 -- A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

Trump and Congress are "a threat to everything HIV advocates have been fighting for during the last thirty years." This new political reality is reflected in this list of HIV Advocates to Watch.

Chase Brexton Protest
News

Activists Maintain Pressure After Chase Brexton CEO Resigns: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

Baltimore's largest provider of health care to the city's most vulnerable communities has experienced months of upheaval and staff discontent, and there is more work to do to reform the agency.

Five Reasons 'HIV Undetectable' Must Equal 'Untransmittable': A Blog Entry by Mark S. King Img
Viewpoints

Five Reasons 'HIV Undetectable' Must Equal 'Untransmittable': A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

"There is some strong resistance to a message that equates undetectable to untransmittable, and it's not coming from where you might think," Mark S. King writes.