Author Archives Kanaka Sathasivan

  • As a 6th generation Texan, Jodi Cole always felt conflicted. “I lived in Austin most of my life, but saw how gay people and women were treated like second-class citizens. I was ready to get out of here, but then I realized [the situation] can’t improve if everyone who would improve it leaves.” Jodi, a […]

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  • Nationwide, HIV affects more youth than ever before. An estimated 42% of new infections nationally are in youth under the age of 30, and more than 60% of youth don’t know their status. To address this growing issue, ASA’s Mpowerment Program, the Q Austin, works from the bottom up to help young men take charge […]

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  • Viva RED is just around the corner, and we are getting very excited about everything in store for you! The process of putting on Viva RED started several months ago, from booking the entertainment, finding amazing Austin restaurants, creating a huge silent auction, and designing this experience. This year’s theme, la Vie en Rose, has […]

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  • Every year, the holiday season means spending time with family, eating rich meals, and best of all, presents. If you’re like me, you enjoy giving presents as much as getting them, and the weeks leading up to the end of the year are filled with shopping. Well, now ASA has made it easy for you […]

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  • We’re constantly amazed by how generous our donors are at AIDS Services of Austin. Many of our programs wouldn’t run the way they do without the donations and support we receive. One specific example is the heart-warming donation one anonymous donor has made year after year. The last few Thanksgivings, there has been a generous […]

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  •   Many clients depend on ASA’s Helping Hands Food Bank to receive food they may not otherwise have access to. So when Urban Roots, a local farming and community outreach organization, began donating fresh produce to our Food Bank in 2011, we jumped at the opportunity to partner with them. Food Bank Manager Julie especially […]

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