Ken Malone oral history interview and transcript
This recording and transcript form part of a collection of oral history interviews conducted by Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University. This collection includes video recordings and transcripts of interviews with Houstonians who have made contributions to the LGBT community.
Ken Malone is a native Houstonian and graduate of the University of Houston. He has been active in the Houston non-profit arena as executive director of The Assistance Fund providing financial and medication assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS. Prior to joining Harris Health System, he was one of the principals in the merger of Montrose Clinic and The Assistance Fund, forming Legacy Community Health Services. He has been active in all phases of the Ryan White Planning Council, serving as a council member, and chaired needs assessments, comprehensive plans, and epidemiological studies of the Houston EMA/HSDA. He also was active in advocacy issues for people living with HIV/AIDS serving on the boards of AIDS Action Council and the AIDS Action Foundation in Washington DC from 1998 until 2008.