ASA Staff'S ARCHIVE

  • This story was first published in the Spring 2008 Rising Times Newsletter, a publication of the Women Rising Project. On March 10, 2008, the 3rd annual observance of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Women Rising Project recognized the Project’s co-founder, Mary Frances Moreno. Acknowledging her inspiration and leadership on strengthening HIV+ women […]

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  • I first met Sylvia in 1997 when I was interning at AIDS Services of Austin (ASA) while pursuing a Master’s Degree in Social Work. I had left the practice of law after 12 years and was embarking on a new career. Being an intern, again, was challenging to my ego but I was determined to […]

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  • When you think of healthy relationships, what comes to mind? Maybe you think of the people in your life or your relationship with you. “Healthy” might suggest to you clear communication, making decisions and solving problems in relationships in a way that considers everyone’s needs, or handling stress productively. Healthy Relationships, a five-session education and […]

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  • I am a 60 year old, gay man who has been aging alongside HIV/AIDS for my entire adult life. I have the memory of coming out in a small New Hampshire town in the early 1970s, when there was a world without HIV/AIDS, if you can imagine a time such as that. During the 1980s, […]

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  • One of the greatest things about ASA is that we never turn away someone looking for help, positive or not. Our services are not just focused on people living with HIV, but are for everyone affected by HIV in their lives. We recently had a man call us after receiving some scary news from a […]

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  • This week, we’ve partnered up with an amazing local company: Wearable Hope. Each week they choose a different non-profit to feature on their website, and $10 from the sale of each shirt goes to that cause. (Check out our shirts on the site right now!) I and my coworkers, Scott and Marcus, had the fortune […]

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