Voices from our Allies is a page created to hear from those affected by HIV disease and who are interested in posting their thoughts for the A Girl Like Me community. Click on a link below to read Voices from our Allies blog entries. If you are interested in sending in a post for this page, please contact Krista Martel (kmartel@thewellproject.org).

Voices from Our Allies

Why am I getting myself all worked up, because you don't want to listen or take advice? Sometimes it really feels like I am talking until I turn blue in my face, and we all know that is something...
Submitted on Nov 19, 2013
When good people do nothing and nothing blocks anything. And nothing blocks everything. My sister friends get infected. My people die. When good people, protect good people who do nothing and nothing...
Submitted on Oct 18, 2013
What's new, you asked? I know it's been a minute, but I need you to understand that I've been on the grind for HIV/AIDS Awareness hardcore still the same. Simply because so much is going on, but yet...
Submitted on Oct 9, 2013
There is this great quote by Maya Angelou, "If someone shows you who they are. Believe them." The funny thing is every time I hear the quote being used often the person is remarking how someone has...
Submitted on Jul 9, 2013
Someone once stated "only people who are HIV + can understand HIV", and I so beg to differ. As a person who is negative and gets tested on a regular basis and has been doing HIV activism since the...
Submitted on May 3, 2013
March 4, 2013 The score used to read: 40,000,000 infected 0 cured But today we are encouraged to believe in the impossible again. Impossible only determining the degree of difficulty it takes not...
Submitted on Mar 11, 2013
I just attended a screening of the Oscar nominated documentary, " How to Survive A Plague ." ***Spoiler alert I went into the screening fully expecting to be pissed that it was not a complete...
Submitted on Feb 4, 2013
1/2 of my LIFE, I've lived behind a MASK…for a MAN. I hid my true self, true feelings & true sexual desires. I neglected my wants and gave into the desires of my flesh…For a Man! 1/2 of my LIFE,...
Submitted on Nov 28, 2012
Do we truly understand the power of learning to listen with our hearts? Well recently the community has been opening up to me pertaining to HIV/AIDS Awareness, and it's truly amazing! I have been...
Submitted on Nov 19, 2012
I really wonder why people are so quick to attend a baby shower vs. attending an HIV Awareness/Testing Event. It blows me away to know that we are willing to bring a gift of diapers, play games and...
Submitted on Oct 2, 2012

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