ASA Staff'S ARCHIVE

  • “It’s not a race; it’s a destination,” Andrew Martin, Medical Case Manager at ASA, explains. This is just Andrew’s second year participating in the Hill Country Ride (HCR), but fundraising through biking comes naturally to him. “I raised $3,000 last year and rode 26 miles, so now I’m hooked!”   First founded in 1999, the Hill […]

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  • Janet Newton, medical case manager at ASA, has biked in every Hill Country Ride since 2008. First founded in 1999, The Hill Country Ride celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. The annual cycling event not only raises funds for local AIDS service organizations but provides fellowship and camaraderie to cyclists of all ages and levels. […]

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  • Here are ASA, we work with people from all walks of life and a variety of cultures. In some cases, they may be rejected by their communities for coming out as gay or HIV-positive. And in other cases, they may feel they have to stay strong and not let their pain show.  Last week, one […]

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  • TWENTY-FIVE years: Truly amazing!  Sylvia, your insights, guidance, and passion inspire us daily, and over the past two and a half decades, you have touched the lives of so many! For everyone who has participated in Amplify Austin, here are a few of the lives and faces you helped to brighten with your generous gifts. […]

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  • Monday was National Women and Girl’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and here at ASA, staff members came together to Rock the Red Pumps as part of a national social media awareness campaign started by the Red Pump Project. ASA’s VOICES/VOCES coordinator LaToya Swan helped set up a fabulous photobooth here at ASA (and other places around […]

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  • We LGBT’s have a long, creative, and colorful history of finding each other, hooking up, and falling in love.  Seemingly, from time immemorial, we have used our ‘gaydar’ to make this happen, even when we had to do it underground.  Nowadays, with the push for Marriage Equality as our newest raison d’être, it’s not surprising […]

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