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Coronavirus Update

  Patients with COVID-19 symptoms will not be seen at Kind Clinic locations. Our clinics will remain open until further notice; however, we have transitioned the majority of our appointments to TeleKind, our virtual telemedicine service. We cannot treat or test for COVID-19. Only patients are allowed in the clinic. No additional visitors are allowed […]

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“Say It Loud,” a Night of Poetry and Passion

In case you missed it, here’s your chance to catch “Say It Loud,” Kind Clinic’s one-night virtual engagement of poetry, passion and performance. “Say It Loud” was originally recorded on June 30, 2020 and hosted by an Austin staple on the poetry scene, Jomar Valentin.   Watch and listen to the amazing words of Ebony […]

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Sex Ed in Texas Schools Needs an Overhaul

On Monday, June 29th, the Texas State Board of Education held a virtual hearing where dozens of community leaders and parents urged the board to drastically update the standards of sexual health education in public schools. These policies have not been revised since 1977. Texas Health Action’s (THA) CEO, Christopher Hamilton, testified before the board […]

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Celebrating Pride in 2020

It’s June. Usually during this time, organizations around the country are in full on Pride mode. It’s the season of parades, drag queens doing death drops and dips, and the onslaught of brands unveiling their rainbow packaging to show their celebratory spirit of the LGBTQIA+ community. But this year, things are a bit different. On one […]

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Stand Up for Trans Rights in Healthcare

by Evan Mahony, MPH Pride Month is a time to celebrate the strength and diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community. On June 12, we were reminded it’s also a time to renew our fight for trans lives. On the fourth anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rolled back […]

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BE LOUD. Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Racism is a public health crisis and its impact on sexual health is massive. We will not reduce disparities in sexual health by continuing to stay silent on racism in our communities. Texas Health Action and our programs like Kind Clinic are committed to being vocally anti-racist and saying BLACK LIVES MATTER. We had planned […]

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We will BE LOUD when we say BLACK LIVES MATTER.

You may know our motto is BE KIND. We stand by that simple statement as a guiding principle, but kindness isn’t enough. There is sadness, fear, anger, and pain because of the long and traumatic history of violence and systemic racism against Black people in America. There has also been complicit silence. So, today and […]

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7 Barriers to Sexual Healthcare We Can Help You Overcome

Let’s be blunt – it isn’t easy to always prioritize your sexual health. Money, time, transportation, unstable housing situations, mental health concerns, etc., the list of potential barriers is long. Add a full-blown pandemic to the mix and now it seems downright impossible! Or is it?… Kind Clinic was founded to provide high quality sexual […]