A Girl Like Me (AGLM) is a program of The Well Project and is an online "blog" where women of all ages can share their stories and promote understanding of HIV through online storytelling. There are millions of women around the globe who are living with HIV and AIDS, 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 AIDS in women and girls, and create a safe space for women living with HIV from around the world to speak out and share their experience of what it is to live life with HIV.

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Feb 23, 2016
This blog was translated from Spanish. Read the original, "Chicas como YO" here . On the 10th of February at the White House in Washington DC, over 20 TransAdvocates / Activists from around the...
Feb 16, 2016
So #Love Positive Women is over and I wanted to share the love and write here because my 'romance' with myself began not 'at home', but with The Well Project. I want to share how far I have come and express my gratitude.
Feb 15, 2016
Have you ever experienced something that left you feeling and questioning, "Did that really just happen?"
Feb 12, 2016
I live in the basement: the lowest floor of the social systems we have here in America. Above me live the middle-class: not concerned with the trials of the lower class; the privileged: living in a...
Feb 11, 2016
The BEST person you can be is "yourself". You should never have to feel as if you have to compete against anyone. If you don't have all the answers just "Be You," and be true to yourself. It is fine...
Feb 10, 2016
I have had a very challenging couple of weeks since my time at Creating Change 2016. I have had to struggle with the idea of sisterhood and solidarity. I will do my best to just explain where I am...
Feb 10, 2016
- Patiba
I was born into a large family consisting of my parents and five brothers. A hardworking, close-knit family where we were taught very young the importance of RESPECT, SOCIAL JUSTICE, EQUALITY, the importance of SHARING, TOLERANCE and LOVE.
Feb 5, 2016
"I am a woman born on the soil of New York City, who entered her adolescence in the less-populated rural region of the state of Georgia. Such duplicity has been the standard of my life, being also...
Feb 3, 2016
In this blog I would like to begin to explore the issue of side effects from Combination Antiretroviral Therapy (cART) . Admitting that they even exist can be difficult when we are told repeatedly...
Feb 1, 2016
I'm so excited today! It is February 1, 2016!!! I Love this month! Not only is it the month of my birth but its just a magical month! A month of Love, Hope and Possibilities. I am inspired by each...

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