October 26th at North Door

What’s Your Fantasy? Villains

Our favorite annual event is almost here! What’s Your Fantasy?, our signature costume party, is coming up on Saturday, October 26th, and this year, we’re indulging our dark side with the theme of Villains. We love a good villain. Crass and campy, witty and wild. There are those we love (Ursula, The Joker) and those […]

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Melanie Pokluda McLeroy Named THA Board Chair

Originally from Keller, TX, Melanie has lived in Austin since 1987 and has been a THA Board Member since 2015. She is passionate about finding high leverage solutions to social issues and holds degrees in History/Classical Civilization from UT and a Master of Environmental Ethics from UNT. In addition to her duties as a Board […]

Author of "Lust, Men, and Meth: A Gay Man’s Guide to Sex and Recovery"

An Interview With Dr. David Fawcett On Meth and Sex

David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., is a substance abuse expert, certified sex therapist and clinical psychotherapist in private practice in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida specializing in gay men’s health. He has worked in the areas of mental health and substance abuse for more than 30 years in numerous settings, including inpatient and outpatient programs. He currently maintains […]

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Kind Clinic Launches Sexual Wellness Telehealth Service

Kindness on the go! The quality medical care you get at Kind Clinic, now from the convenience of your mobile device or computer.

Kind Clinic, a Texas Health Action program, is excited to announce the launch of TeleKind, Austin’s first telehealth service offering quality sexual healthcare to patients through convenient and confidential video chat on a mobile device or computer.

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Kind Clinic Partners Up with Project HOT to Offer PrEP in San Antonio

Project HOT has subcontracted the Kind Clinic, a program of Texas Health Action (THA), to deliver Truvada, for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), at little to no cost to all who would benefit from this highly effective HIV prevention method. This partnership will help impact HIV incidence in Bexar and surrounding counties. This inter-city venture between Project HOT and Kind Clinic enables an exciting exchange of best practices to not only deliver biomedical prevention strategies (PrEP), but also to promote sexual health throughout the region, thus becoming a testament to shared values of respect, inclusivity, innovation, and services for everyone.

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Thank You, On Doctors’ Day

Today is Doctor’s Day and for those affected by HIV and those who work in sexual health, it’s especially important. It’s a day to remember and honor the efforts of the doctors who led the fight to keep our friends and family alive at the peak of a devastating epidemic. Some of those doctors continue that fight through research and knowledgeable HIV care, today, and we are fortunate to work alongside two of the country’s finest.