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Second Tuesday presents: My Fabulous Disease

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

(Doors @ 6:30pm)

$10 Suggested Donation

The Center is proud to present a special reading of a selection of essays from activist and writer Mark S. King.

ABOUT MY FABULOUS DISEASE

​​My Fabulous Disease: Chronicles of a Gay Survivor is an anthology spanning four decades – in turns emotional, biting and hilarious – from activist and writer Mark S. King.

The sum of these chronicles is a manifesto of survival. But they also are a portrait of a man giggling through a graveyard. There is a sense of joyful gratitude that permeates even the darkest chapters, a throughline of cheeky optimism that makes the tragedy bearable and the humor uproarious.

My Fabulous Disease divulges King’s intimate triumphs and misfires along with glimpses of his Southern family coming to terms with a gay son, his harrowing drug addiction and eventual recovery, and a lifetime spent skating on the cracked ice of HIV.

ABOUT MARK S. KING

MARK S. KING is an award-winning blogger, author, speaker, and HIV/AIDS activist who has been involved in HIV causes since testing positive in 1985. King was named the 2020 LGBTQ Journalist of the Year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association (NLGJA), which also awarded King their “Excellence in Blogging” honor in 2014, 2016 and 2020. My Fabulous Disease won the 2020 GLAAD Award for Outstanding Blog after five consecutive nominations, and was named one of 2020’s “OUT100” by OUT Magazine. King’s new collection of essays, My Fabulous Disease: Chronicles of a Gay Survivor is available now to pre-order from online sites or your favorite bookstore. For full bio please visit marksking.com.

Details

Registration Required:
Yes
Youth Only:
No
Language:
English
Topic:
Arts and Culture, Sexual Health
Location:
In-Person
Date:
March 12
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Other

Custom Sources
The LGBT Community Center
Event Language
English
Event Topic
Sexual Health
Registration Required
Yes
Youth Only
No