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 21, 2017
When a person gets an HIV diagnosis many people in society think that the positive person should either abstain from sexual activities or only date other positive individuals.
Feb 15, 2017
Well, where do I start? I have been going through a rollercoaster for some years now. Every time that it seems I am on the road to healing and stability something happens!
Feb 7, 2017
I see, I was offered a place to stay to get things going in a favorable direction. After some time of living under the same roof and eating out often together, Sex came into play. At that moment I...
Jan 27, 2017
On 12/31/1993 I was called to draw blood from an IV drug user with AIDS. I did not pause for a second going in to draw her blood.
Jan 23, 2017
Yesterday I found out someone I knew who was HIV positive committed suicide.
Jan 5, 2017
Hey everyone, HAPPY NEW YEAR… I’m Janelle Luster born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, 24 years old, I was diagnosed in March of 2012.
Jan 3, 2017
I read several blogs this week reminding me: not everyone has to or can be at the front. Those of us who like to work behind the scenes are actually very productive in our communities given we love what we do.
Dec 1, 2016
Today marks 33 years since the discovery of the HIV virus... and this same virus has been reigning for decades. As we commemorate this day by remembering fallen heroes we ought to acknowledge the...
Dec 1, 2016
- Neen
Someone asked in a Facebook group I am in, "Is this really a day to celebrate?"
Nov 22, 2016
- Patiba
To live with HIV is to live differently. Although many believe that one can lead a "normal" life being in treatment.

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