Awareness Day'S ARCHIVE

  • Youth are our future. Over the past few years, under the National HIV Plan, we have been working to create an AIDS-Free Generation, but we know that it cannot be done without our nation’s youth. The National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness day, April 10, is a day to educate the public about the impact […]

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  • March 20th marks the first day of spring. From the east coast to the west coast, flowers begin to awaken from their hibernation, the snow melts, and the sun seems to shine a little brighter. The changing season from winter to spring is when nature is reborn again. For many, it’s a time of restoration, […]

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  • Growing up just north of Austin, I experiences all the sights and sounds the city had to offer. There were plenty of spins and twirls under Zilker Christmas Tree in the winter, followed by the Kite Festival in the spring, and who could forget those sizzling summers year after year. With Austin growing so fast, […]

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  • This post was written by ASA’s Foundations of Counseling and Testing Program Coordinator and the Vice-Chair of TENT (Transgender Education Network of Texas) Today, November 20, is Transgender Day of Remembrance and serves several purposes. It raises public awareness of hate crimes against transgender people, which are often under-reported in traditional media. Day of Remembrance […]

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  • Did you know that nearly 2/3 of Asian-Americans have not been tested for HIV? Today is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and one factor above all that influences the spread of HIV is Stigma. From banyantreeproject.org: Stigma hurts you We’re afraid to talk about HIV. We’re ashamed to talk about sex. We’re […]

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