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 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...
Sep 13, 2016
I urge everyone to move your bodies, work out! This has made me stronger! It takes my anxiety away! My Depression has not resurfaced since I started on May 26th! I urge everyone to find their own way...
Sep 9, 2016
This is my true life story with HIV that I would like to share with you.
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?

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