Thompson, Mark

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Thompson, Mark Gender: M
Mark Howard Thompson
born on 19 August 1952 at 17:25 (= 5:25 PM )
Place Monterey, California, 36n36, 121w54
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 26°55' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 20°11 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 13°19'


American writer, editor and activist, his work centers around gay issues, particularly spirituality. He is the author of "Gay Spirit," "Leatherfolk," "Gay Soul" and others. From 1975 to 1994, he worked at the "Advocate" as a writer, photographer, and ultimately senior editor.

In the 1980s, Thompson met Episcopal priest and author, Malcolm Boyd. They became long-time partners and married in July 2013. Boyd died on 27 February 2015.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Work : New Job 1975 (At the "Advocate")

Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes him


  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male (Gay)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (For gay rights)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Senior editor of "Advocate)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction