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

Feb 23, 2018
They say God said "Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but mine!" 2 Chronicles 20:15
Feb 23, 2018
A recharge. I have set things, people, friends, solidarity, women, and some of my sisters all in a space of chaos in my life. Fighting a fight others pretend is not here (mental health). It is here...
Jan 30, 2018
- MissB
I remember like it was yesterday when I was first diagnosed. The date was May 03, 2010. I felt empty yet for some reason relieved. Confusing huh? I had went to the OBGYN for abnormal bleeding on...
Jan 25, 2018
I truly don't know where to start because it is another great and wonderful opportunity given to me by The Well Project. If not for The Well Project, I could not have been able to attend this...
Jan 23, 2018
What HIV means to ME! (H)avoc (I)nto (V)ictory On November 28, 2016, I received a phone call that would alter my life Forever! I was asked to come in as soon as possible to discuss all lab results. I...
Jan 11, 2018
It had been 3 months since I downloaded my first video, "My HIV/AIDS Story", in August of 2016, and answering the questions/comments had become part of my daily routine. I soon realized I needed to...
Jan 10, 2018
As a local Foster Youth, LGBTQIA, and HIV/AIDS activist, I continue to advocate for foster youth, both working with youth during the coming out process, and during the transitional age of 18-24,...
Jan 10, 2018
So far I am a one year survivor of HIV. A twenty five year old single mother of four that is very outspoken and driven. I contracted the virus by my children’s father, who didn't know his status...
Dec 6, 2017
Another year, another day that we live in this continuous fight on World AIDS Day. December 1 and the rest of the year, advocates around the country continue to make things happen. Many who paved the...
Dec 4, 2017
Today marks the 29th annual World AIDS Day and I'm so grateful to still be here to participate! Myself and and countless others have survived an infection that is trying to take us out 24/7 and I thank God for the much improved meds we have today.

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In honor of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), The Well Project presented the webinar, "Using Social Media as a Tool for Empowerment and Advocacy".

Get the information you need when starting treatment – choosing a drug regimen, adherence, resistance, taking your pills, side effects, and more.

Women-specific Care: Sexual and Reproductive Health Continuum and HIV; Mental Health and HIV was the final in our eight-week webinar series that offers women living with HIV capacity building and training on HIV disease and treatment advocacy.

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