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

Aug 17, 2010
- jae001
I have been thinking back to when I was diagnosed, almost 19 years ago. I have fooled most people. They look at me and see just another 40 year old. An average healthy adult with kids, bills, a job...
Aug 16, 2010
The Well Project is currently seeking and accepting applications for a dynamic, experienced Executive Director to lead our organization. A job description and requirements are available on our...
Aug 2, 2010
For the first time, I participated in an AIDS Walk. Honestly, it was a bit surreal. I thought I’d feel very nervous and uncomfortable, but it quite the opposite. I felt at ease. I felt accepted. For...
Jul 19, 2010
Essential oils (food Grade) for healing and cleansing the body
Jul 19, 2010
- jae001
Spent time the last few days with girls I went to high school with. I had a great time. Most of them became successful people in business. Some became successful parents and some successful drinkers...
Jul 16, 2010
It's not a death sentence. EAT TO LIVE! No more stress, don't be afraid.
Jul 13, 2010
Today President Obama is releasing the long-anticipated National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). Why is this a big deal? Well, for several reasons. First, we've never had one! That's right, the United...
Jul 9, 2010
99.5% of the time I am alright. Maybe even forgetting my so called “situation”. 0.1% I meet everyday when I take my medication. The 0.4% happens in rare occasions like last week. I woke up with a...
Jul 1, 2010
I am a 56 year old woman. I've raised two daughters mostly on my own. I teach Art at a local high school. My status is a secret as I'm certain the school district would find a way to release me from...
Jun 29, 2010
People who are HIV positive have had a long history of playing the HIV ‘waiting game’ When HIV was first discovered, we all waited for treatment. We waited for medications, anything that would help...

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