The Food and Drug Administration approved Truvada in July of 2012. According to their website, “it is a combination of two drugs, emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, and is used to block the action of a protein that HIV needs to replicate in a person’s body.” Staff at the clinic said 1,500 patients sought out their […]
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Day With(out) Art is an event on Friday night marking World Aids Day. Marcus Sanchez with the Kind Clinic and Andrea Mellard with the Contemporary Austin talk more about the event. This article was published on FOX KTBC-TV. View the original article here.
Today, on World AIDS Day, we recognize the strides HIV prevention advocates have made to end the isolation and stigma HIV positive individuals face, and more importantly the fight to end HIV. However, the fight is still far from over.
As Austin’s first PrEP clinic, the Kind Clinic offers PrEP, PEP, STI testing, STI treatment, gender-care, and medication access services at no or low cost to patients. 91% of our patients identify as either LGBTQ+ or TGNC (transgender/gender non-conforming), and we have helped more than 1,577 patients access PrEP and 102 access PEP for HIV […]
Texas Health Action (THA), an Austin non-profit organization that promotes sexual wellness, announced today the opening of its new Kind Clinic location at 1101 West 40th Street. The Kind Clinic is a full-service sexual health and wellness clinic dedicated to the treatment and prevention of sexually transmitted infections, including access to the HIV prevention drugs […]
Last week Texas Health Action (THA), an Austin non-profit organization that promotes sexual wellness, opened the doors of its new Kind Clinic location at 1101 West 40th Street. The Kind Clinic is a full-service sexual health and wellness clinic dedicated to the treatment and prevention of sexually transmitted infections, including access to the HIV prevention […]
Here at Kind Clinic, “Kindness for All” has become our mantra. It’s hard to ignore the political landscape that affects so many of our patients, and with bathroom bills and barriers to medical care we are committed to meeting the needs our patients now more than ever. Waiting lists for PrEP and gender care services are […]
By: Alexandra Zavis | Contact Reporter When the Kind Clinic began offering free or low-cost hormone therapy for transgender people in March, word spread quickly here. Within days, the service was booked up until the end of June. Now the next available appointment is in December. For the patients flocking to the clinic north of downtown — […]
In March, the Kind Clinic in Austin, Texas, launched a pilot program offering free and accessible gender-affirming care to the city’s transgender and gender nonconforming population.
Members of the LGBTQ community say health professionals need to respond to the wishes of transgender patients when providing care.