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)

Hey, I'm Mandy, 32 year old from Charleston,SC. I was Diagnosed on August 28, 2015. I would like to share my story of how I became HIV positive. I met a guy online off one of the dating sites and we...
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...
Hi Everyone, My name is Christina and I am 39 years old. I am from a small town in South Central Kentucky. Born and raised in this area and being different affected my life at and early age. Most are...
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...
Dawn Averitt is the Founder and Emeritus Board Member of The Well Project, a non-profit organization formed in 2002 to improve the lives of women living with HIV and AIDS and change the course of the...
Monique D. Howell-Moree was born in Oklahoma City, OK in April, 1981. She is a 1999 graduate of Summerville High School, and after graduation Monique enlisted in the United States Army. As a member...
My name is Devarah 'Dee' Borrego, and I'm a 28-year-old, HIV+ transwoman originally from Denver, Colorado, who grew up mostly in suburban Connecticut. I acquired HIV at age 20; the same year as I...
My chosen name is Kat and I am from Maryland. I am 30 years old and the mother of 2 adorable boys 5 and 8, and I am HIV Positive. Wow, that's the first time I actually said it since I was diagnosed...
My name is Elaine Henderson. I am a 39 year old HIV positive woman from Cleveland, Ohio. I was diagnosed in April, 2008. I am a contract worker for the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland. I am an...
Erika Castellanos is a Transgender woman diagnosed with HIV in 1995. She started her work in HIV volunteering in hospices where she realized the need to be organized as a community to improve the...

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