Biography in Decades:1980s

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Malcolm Boyd was celebrant at the first AIDS Mass on May 5, 1985, in St. Augustine by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Santa Monica, Calif. 

Malcolm Boyd and Mark Thompson began their 27year relationship as life partners.

In this decade Malcolm served as a priest on the staff of St. Augustine by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Santa Monica, Calif. He met his life partner of 27 years, Mark Thompson. They moved into their home in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles. Malcolm continued writing and served three terms as president of PEN Center USA West, the regional center of the international writers’ organization. He was a frequent book reviewer for the Los Angeles Times.