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.

Contributors (Bloggers)

My name is Angela Krebs and I have been HIV+ for almost 21 years. I am 37, married and have 2 children that were planned and are negative. I am from Indianapolis, Indiana. I was searching for...
Arianna Lint is a "refugee" Latina Transgender Woman who works as the Director of Transgender Advocacy at SunServe, a South Florida not-for-profit social service and mental health agency serving the...
My name is Barbara Kemigisa. I am a single mother living with HIV in Kampala Uganda Africa. I am 29 years old and have passed through different challenges which affect most of our youth today and get...
I am a 38 year old single and very independent lady from South Africa, Pretoria. I am my mother's daughter, my brothers' sister and my lovely nephew's aunt. I have no child of my own and I had hoped...
I am 56 years old and live in the mountains of Colorado. I was infected by my fiance in October of 2002 and diagnosed in July of 2003. Very healthy, I taught aerobics for 21 years and now take yoga...
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...
My name is Bose Olotu Oladayo. I am from Nigeria, from one of the south/west states, Ekiti state, to be precise. I am a woman, born in August 1975 to a family of seven. I am married with three...
I am what they call a long term survivor. I have been living with HIV for 25+ years. I have more good days than bad days thank God. I can remember a time when all I had were bad days. I had a very...
I'm a 27 year survivor of HIV. I've been widowed since the early 90′s when my husband died of AIDS. I have a degree in Dramatic Studies and a Teaching Certificate which I used to teach high school in...
My preferred name is da sassi diva. I was born in Swaziland, raised in the Free-state and bred in Johannesburg. I'm 21 years old and currently residing in Cape Town as I'm pursuing higher education...

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