Born in Dayton, OH, and raised in Bath County, KY, Mark lives in Lexington with his husband, John Moses. They have been together 21 years. Mark retired from the Health Department in 2013 and is presently a social worker for the Lexington Housing Authority. He has a master's degree in social work from the University of Louisville. He has received numerous awards and recognition for his many years of work in fairness, social Justice, HIV/AIDS, and public health. Mark's alter ego, LaToya Bacall, retired in 2015 with three national titles.
For more information about Mark Johnson's life, accomplishments, and impact, visit "Interview with Mark Johnson, December 8, 2017," Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History University of Kentucky Libraries.
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