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Policies for Blood Donation Are Rooted in Fear and Stigma

By Dr. Cynthia Brinson and Christopher Hamilton The following opinion piece originally ran in the Austin American Statesman on May 7, 2020. While the Texas economy slowly begins to reopen, the need for blood donations, especially from those with COVID-19 antibodies, remains extremely high. Yet, even as we face critical shortages during this global pandemic, […]

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Celebrating National Nurses Week!

National Nurses Week is May 6-12, 2020. Join us in recognizing our amazing nurse practitioners who continue to provide our essential sexual health services day in and day out for our communities. Your dedication and resilience inspires us all! Be a part of the celebration by downloading a full-color or black and white (color it yourself!) […]

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Werk It Out with Erica Nix

Is it worth it, let me werk it. Put ya’ thang down flip it and reverse it! Ti esrever dna ti pilf, nwod gniht ym tup. Or at least that’s what Missy Elliott told us to do in 2002. And in 2020, our Kind crew wants you to do the exact same thing. We know […]

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Announcing Drop-In HIV & STI Testing

We’re now offering drop-in testing at our Central Austin and San Antonio clinics and our outreach team is ready! Drop-in HIV & STI testing is available at Central Austin and San Antonio locations on a first-come, first-served basis for new and existing asymptomatic patients. Drop-in testing is meant for routine HIV and STI check-ups only. […]

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Thee Gay Agenda Presents: “Thee Stay Homo Series”

Need some social opportunities while being physically distant? Our incredibly talented friends at Thee Gay Agenda have you covered with Thee Stay Homo Series!   About Thee Gay Agenda “Art, queerness, sex positivity. Life’s a circus — we’re here to celebrate it.” Thee Gay Agenda fosters queer spaces for collaboration and support, building radically inclusive […]

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TeleKind Services in San Antonio

  Good news, San Antonio! Kind Clinic is now accepting new patients in the greater San Antonio area through TeleKind, our telehealth service that connects individuals to a Kind Clinic provider through secure two-way video or phone call. Kind Clinic is a program of Texas Health Action (THA) that delivers comprehensive sexual health services to […]

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Selfie-Help for the Board Room

In times of hardship, strong leadership is crucial. We rely on our leaders for guidance, innovation, and unity. A strong leader strives to improve these skills. This is why we are grateful for our friends at Excel Global Partners for their in-kind donation of an executive coaching mentorship for our CEO, Christopher Hamilton. Hear Christopher’s […]

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Let’s Talk About (Cam) Sex

By Jeremy Teel Picture it. 2004 with the fastest DSL Internet connection possible, and Usher’s “Confessions” album is playing softly in the background. You are fresh out of a group chat on YIM (Yahoo Instant Message) with a person who answered the ASL (Age/Sex/Location) question perfectly. Now, you’re ready to explore those things you saw […]