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

Apr 29, 2016
- jae001
I had a patient the other day that came in who has a history of seizures. Her daughter for whatever reason took her medication that can help prevent seizures from her. It also happens to be an anti-...
Apr 12, 2016
Knowing when and how to answer questions regarding your status is hard, especially when they're coming from our children. Giving the correct information is key, while keeping it age appropriate will...
Apr 7, 2016
Spring is truly in the Air! New Beginnings! Rebirth Positivity and Hope!
Mar 25, 2016
People are perishing because of lack on knowledge. Well just to touch base I have started my fourth cycle of treatment and had my bloods done about a week ago I went from 52388 to 99 where viral load...
Mar 24, 2016
I am Maria Hiv Mejia-Laing. I am here as a living example that HIV/AIDS is not the end!
Mar 23, 2016
My heart is so full right now. Can I just say that and get it out of the way? One special, loving, kind and devoted advocate just gave me the spiritual sustenance to fight another day.
Mar 22, 2016
Knowing yourself and Loving yourself. This is for anyone but kind of more for us ladies cause I am speaking for myself. When I/you notice yourself needing something, whether it is intimacy, affection...
Mar 22, 2016
- Patiba
Definitely the time in which diagnosis is confirmed is the most difficult. The world collapses, the strength you thought you had suddenly runs out, everything becomes dark even on a day of glorious...
Mar 19, 2016
My planned activities in my role as Global Ambassador for 2016 is to bring HIV/AIDS education and information to young girls in school and out of school.
Mar 16, 2016
Many transgender people come to the US to escape violence or persecution in the country where they were born only to have similar problems in the United States. It is hard at times for trans...

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