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

Dec 5, 2012
I remember when I was first diagnosed. I was court ordered to go to rehab. It was either that or face jail time. I didn’t want to be there and just wanted to do my nine months, graduate and leave. I...
Dec 4, 2012
I am a Latina, HIV positive, a lesbian and a woman! 4 strikes against me ..but I am not out! Many know the struggles that we go through if we have any of these categories with stigma and...
Nov 29, 2012
In observance of World AIDS Day 2012, we asked A Girl Like Me bloggers, "What is the one thing about HIV that you’ve learned or experienced this year that has made a difference in your life and would...
Nov 29, 2012
This is my message to the whole world and what world AIDS day means to me. I also talk about some of the highlights and accomplishments of this year in regards to HIV/AIDS. Mi mensaje para el mundo...
Nov 26, 2012
This month of November and this Year of 2012 is my 10 th Anniversary of being diagnosed HIV Positive. Back in 2002 when I was finally diagnosed, I never thought I would be living 10 years on? Just...
Nov 15, 2012
When I began speaking publicly about HIV/AIDS eight years ago, I thought that I was simply doing my part to educate and create awareness about a disease that had changed my life forever. I spoke at...
Nov 8, 2012
As many of you know, when the The Well Project was founded in 2002, it was primarily a U.S.-focused resource. As time went by, however, it became clear that the need for accurate, reliable...
Nov 5, 2012
Everyone asks me what’s my secret behind my proactivity in life. How do I manage to work 9 hours a day in office, yet find time for friends? How do I balance my official work to that of Activism? How...
Nov 2, 2012
Remember that the beautiful butterfly was once a cocoon. There is hope as long as there is life <3. "Being strong is also coming to terms that life is not easy, we may not always be happy and we...
Oct 25, 2012
FOR ANY TYPE OF HAIR! The best oils to make your hair grow long and strong are combinations of oils like Mustard oil, black castor oil, almond oil, pepermint oil, coconut oil , argan oil and many...

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