About Mr. Saga

 

Nevin Jefferson
Topics I Write About: Gay Issues and Concerns Social Bigotry Spiritual
Publications and Sites I’ve been Published In: Seattle Gay News, Gaypride.com, & Various Websites
Bio: Nevin Jefferson (Child of God); Columnist of The Saga Continues… for The Seattle Gay News and http://www.gaypride.com. And published on various websites. Writer, Activist, Advocate, Volunteer for Aids Organizations. Published since 1987 in such periodicals as Gay Chicago Magazine, Outlines, Night lines, and The Windy City Times. 4th Runner Up in the Mr. Gay Chicago Contest, Most Eligible Bachelor, Most Popular Ever in Boys Town and Event Planning /Social Secretary/Secretary for Gay Bowling league for the Lincoln Park Lagoons (Social Group). Moved to Washington in 1994 where he became Advisor for Act/Up Seattle with Terry Kennedy. Keynote Speaker for Coming Out Day (October 1994), Keynote Speaker for Pierce County Aids Walk (1998 & 2001), Poster Boy for Aids Awareness for POCAAN (People of Color Against Aids Network (1997 & 2000) volunteers for Lifelong Aids Alliance (15 Years), Pierce County Aids Foundation (14 years), and former Activities Secretary for The Seattle Prime Timers (Social Group). Guest on The Mike Webb Show (2003), Appeared on the Robert Christian Hour Forum

discussing health,social,and organizations shown on Public Access Channel. Appears Tuesday and Friday-Karoake- at the Vibe Bar in Kent,Washington, sings in  the St. George Episcopal Church Choir. Contributes to St. George Newsletter, heavily involved in Church Activities. In discernment to  become a Deacon at St. George Church in Maple Valley, WA. In discernment to become a St. Francis Friar. Continual Survivor who has been HIV+ since 1991 with treatments failing in 1998 and not giving up by becoming involved with The Aids Clinic Trails Units at Harborview sponsored by the UW. Treatment failed again in 2004. He is now “undetectable”, (There’s not a trace of the virus in my body)healthy as a horse, and loves his life. Currently working a a novel “The Saga Begins…” Gay fiction with strong gay characters, storyline, and a thrill a page. It’s the first of a series which will continue as “The Saga Continues…”
Byline: The Saga Continues…

 

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