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 6, 2016
The trans* community is a key demographic in the fight to end new HIV transmissions, yet there are several barriers that prevent trans* people from being tested for HIV and keep us from accessing medical care.
Sep 1, 2016
When I made the decision to get clean and sober, I found out six months later that I was HIV+. I made another decision as soon as I found out that I was not going to allow HIV to become an excuse to...
Aug 30, 2016
It was such an honor to attend the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2016) in Durban, South, Africa.
Aug 26, 2016
Hey Everyone! Wow where has time gone? It feels like I just got diagnosed but it has been a year already (8/28). I'm so proud to say that I have not allowed this diagnosis to step in my way. I would...
Aug 25, 2016
I am talking directly to you advocates, bloggers, and activists. Have you honestly let yourself know you are number one in all this. If you have, how are you doing? Is the fatigue of your compassionate heart catching up on you?
Aug 23, 2016
Hi everyone! I have something to let you all know about being proactive in your HIV care.
Aug 19, 2016
Yesterday I posted to my Facebook page… "People try to shame me for living with HIV, FUCK I'M NOT THE ONE SPREADING IT. I am safer than all the other men and women you are with. Test, ladies, because...
Aug 16, 2016
I grieve publicly because I am too old to do it alone. Then again It could be just me...
Aug 14, 2016
Attending the IAS Durban and Women Now! Summit, 2016 has been quite informative for me, and as an advocate and Global Ambassador of the Well Project, again it was overly enriching and has better equipped me to give excellent service to my community in providing new and up-to-date information on HIV cure and new treatment development.
Aug 12, 2016
I am A Positive Woman: Till there is a cure I will always be...

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