A Girl Like Me (AGLM) is a program of The Well Project and is an online blog where women and girls can share their experiences and promote understanding of HIV. There are millions of women around the globe who are living with HIV, yet many feel they are alone in their disease and isolated in the experiences they go through each day. The goals of AGLM are to help normalize HIV and create a safe space for women living with HIV from around the world to speak out and share their experiences with each other, as well as those seeking a support community.

A Girl Like Me is a Healthline 2016 Best of HIV/STD Blog!

A Girl Like Me was selected based on our ability to educate, inspire, and empower our readers.

Recent Blog Posts

Sep 30, 2016
God has always been my caretaker. And my faith has never been challenged.
Sep 29, 2016
attend many conferences, but the USCA is one of my favorites! The atmosphere is so welcoming to advocates, yet incorporates a professional component, as well.
Sep 28, 2016
My name is Arianna Lint and I am the Executive Director of a local trans advocacy and service organization Arianna's center. I wear many hats
Sep 27, 2016
Thinking about my story. What really is my story? I grew up in Chicopee, Mass. I have my GED. I have a daughter, I buried a son, I was a dancer for 12 years, and have had my battles with self, life, love, etc.
Sep 23, 2016
I am home from the United States Conference on AIDS, and I’m reflecting over how not only was it my first USCA, but it provided me innumerable and invaluable opportunities to expound upon my advocacy...
Sep 21, 2016
I am Woman #5 of a unique group of HIV positive women who have been identified as HIV Controllers or Long Term Non-Progressors.
Sep 21, 2016
Is there something about me that suggests that I am a peacock? Definitely, even then you could not miss that I was brought up to be a proud woman.
Sep 19, 2016
After reading Tiommi Luckett's blog It's Time for Change I was not even a bit surprised. Yet this brings much concern to me about how all of us living with HIV, no matter our undetectable status, our...
Sep 15, 2016
Marriage is hard work that requires two hands to clap. Right now one hand is paralysed. The one-sided relationship is not what I term as a "relationship". It's more like a person labouring hard,...
Sep 15, 2016
You know, for years and years I have asked doctors the same question??? Why, if I have been undetectable for 17 years and do everything humanly possible to raise my T-cells by being SUPER adherent...

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