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

Jan 29, 2013
- jae001
I have tried. I might not have tried hard enough. But really, what is hard enough? I have gone and filled out the application to volunteer at the local AIDS service center many times, with no reply...
Jan 28, 2013
What is supposed to be the most exciting time in a young person’s life became my worst nightmare. As I packed my bags for my high school Senior trip to Walt Disney World, my mother called my younger...
Jan 24, 2013
Devil, you can't do nothing to stop me, discourage me, hinder me, or taint my testimony!!!!!!! I know you a dirty fighter so you finna throw everything at me that you can just so you can try to say...
Jan 4, 2013
I am excited and very hopeful! Estoy feliz y con mucha esperanza. Watch video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/dqdZJV6cQiU Love and light, Maria Mejia
Jan 2, 2013
Yeah, I'm singing it like Usher. I've questioned where I was going and wondered if I heard God right--or at all, for that matter. Wondered why HE wanted me to tell my testimony and why HE wanted me...
Dec 31, 2012
As I think back on the joys, struggles, lessons, and triumphs of 2012 I can’t help but think about who and what I was ten short years ago. 2012 marked a decade of living positively with an AIDS...
Dec 26, 2012
The year is almost over and for me, this time of the year means I reflect on the year I had and a few highlights for me is, of course, attending the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington D...
Dec 20, 2012
My name is Tabby, and I am currently a resident of Kansas City. I was diagnosed in February 2008. Two days after my Pastor preached a sermon for a local HIV Awareness Revival Series, I got the...
Dec 11, 2012
Why is HIV/AIDS considered one of the most dreaded infections that exist? Not only other people fear us, but we begin fearing ourselves-- What if we spread this disease to somebody else? We would...
Dec 7, 2012
Indian Law, like all other laws, strongly protect and safeguard our rights as an individual. To disclose or not to disclose solely lies on us. But given the Indian conservative and orthodox values,...


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