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

Everyone is ignoring the fact that HIV has consumed the bodies of so many of our friends, family members, neighbors, co-workers, church members, and even some of our enemies.
Submitted on May 18, 2017
"He tried to erase me in one fell swoop. Make my existence not even worthy of a footnote or postscript." These are the words I wanted to scream as I searched the White House page on Friday, January 20, 2017
Submitted on Jan 24, 2017
What more can I say? When I step into the room, I hear the whispers. I hope she is not going to talk about HIV/AIDS or ask me if I've been tested!
Submitted on Jan 13, 2017
Hello! I hold the title of: Miss Tanzania in the Miss Africa Washington state pageant.
Submitted on Jul 25, 2016
I've been doing a lot of thinking... Tell me something… Why are HIV-negative people, with the exception of myself and a few others, so afraid of HIV/AIDS?
Submitted on Mar 29, 2016
Sometimes, I just have to take a break as an HIV Educator & Tester, and reassess Life! I feel like we are losing people at an all-time high, but as an HIV Educator & Tester I find that there...
Submitted on Mar 6, 2016
I've been doing some thinking of the HIV virus. What I've come up with is she's a very intelligent one!
Submitted on Feb 27, 2016
Hello again to all of my sisters here. I want to share a little something about my life. I'm going through a healing process within myself and learned that being open about my issues are a part of...
Submitted on Feb 15, 2016
Hello Everyone, My name is Amani Nadira Wilson. I am 42 years old and I'm from Bridgeport, Connecticut, now residing in Austin Texas. Ok!! My story is a little bit different. Although I am not HIV...
Submitted on Jan 28, 2016
So, I am sitting here waiting for a person to walk through the doors to get tested. I have everything laid out and ready to go. You know how we do when we are getting ready to go out to a dance or a...
Submitted on Jan 5, 2016

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kmartel commented on The Change

Thu, 9/21/2017 - 12:04pm
Thu, 9/21/2017 - 11:19am

In 2005 the Women and HIV Think Tank changed its name to WRI to reflect the work of the group and ongoing commitment to measurable results in the management of HIV disease in women.

Did you just test positive for HIV? Look here for help on next steps, normal feelings, and finding support.

A Place at the Table: WATCH! is an eight-week webinar series that offers women living with HIV* capacity building and training on HIV disease and treatment advocacy.