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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Apr 8, 2015
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I was born in 1957 in a small Northern California town, farming country with a Mom and Dad, two brothers and a sister. I knew at an early age I wanted out of my small and wanted more for my life than just getting married and settling down.
Apr 6, 2015
I am 25 years old, HIV born, but totally in control of my destiny. Faith saw me through as well as self healing. I dine in poetry like a Thanksgiving feast. I've already attained touching feats...
Apr 2, 2015
No woman should lose her life on account of giving birth to a child. This I have been hearing lately. A colleague lost a sister to childbirth. I lost one of my community volunteers to the same issues...
Apr 1, 2015
Friends, this is my "releasing ceremony" for my last (who can say if will be my final) relationship. I hope this inspires others to realize there truly is life after heartbreak...though right at the...
Mar 27, 2015
Maybe for a person like me I was too afraid to take a giant step. Today my whole being is suffering for this lack of qualification or degree. Lots of people believe you should not be given a job if...
Mar 24, 2015
Yes! Sad but true, this is my current situation and it stopped me dead in my tracks. Basically I overwork myself and stress about things I shouldn't be stressing about. I try to overcompensate from...
Mar 11, 2015
I am sorry for the long silence from my end here. I also want to apologise to my fellow bloggers.
Mar 10, 2015
Who are WE? We are a Mother, daughter, friend, wife, aunt, sister different age and Nationalities. National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a day set aside to empower every woman worldwide who's living with HIV/AIDS.
Mar 5, 2015
Many that know me through social media know that I guide and try to answer all the questions that come to me…I get thousands a month and with all the travel and work I do I can’t keep up sometimes!!...
Mar 4, 2015
As we approach National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10, 2015 , my mind is taking a magical mystery journey... Start Date 1981, the beginning of what would be my 20 years as a...

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