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.

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My Sisters in the Struggle

I have had a very challenging couple of weeks since my time at Creating Change 2016. I have had to struggle with the idea of sisterhood and solidarity. I will do my best to just explain where I am coming from. I will admit that I didn't think it would...

Intro - Aryah Lester

"I am a woman born on the soil of New York City, who entered her adolescence in the less-populated rural region of the state of Georgia. Such duplicity has been the standard of my life, being also transgender and a woman of color. I am an advocate and one of...

Intro - Amani Nadira

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 positive, I am deeply affected by this illness. I lost two uncles 5 years...

An Ordinary Woman

An ordinary woman, who has lived an extraordinary life. Now age 61.5... I am Humbled, Blessed and truly Grateful for All. My entire life, in retrospect has been one of uniqueness, never following the norm of anything. I've always known that God has placed me here for a purpose.

December...

All in the Name of a Cure

HIV and Me… All in the name of finding a cure what I did.

I diagnosed myself in 2000, but at that time there was no public information about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). My whole world broke into a million pieces and at that time I had no idea...

An Advocate's Thoughts

Being an advocate, I'm subjected to some not so favorable experiences.

 

 

  1. Cure fanatics who believe me to be ignorant for not at least trying herbalist options.
  2. People who assume I, and every other HIV positive person, did something "wrong" to be HIV positive.
  3. People who ask me questions
  4. ...

I Just Want to Help

I just want to help, as you already know. I got a private message today. It made my day - touched me in so many ways. It was an honor getting it. I feel honored, deserving.

I just want to help people, educate them as best I can. We know...

Intro - Erika Castellanos

Hi! I am Erika Castellanos. I am a transgender woman living with HIV from Belize. (You don’t know where Belize is? (Psst!! Belize is a small English speaking country in Central America!) I am co-founder and Executive Director of the Collaborative Network for Persons Living with HIV (C-NET+). I am...

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My Sisters in the Struggle

I have had a very challenging couple of weeks since my time at Creating Change 2016. I have had to struggle with the idea of sisterhood and solidarity. I will do my best to just explain where I am coming from. I will admit that I didn't think it would...

Intro - Aryah Lester

"I am a woman born on the soil of New York City, who entered her adolescence in the less-populated rural region of the state of Georgia. Such duplicity has been the standard of my life, being also transgender and a woman of color. I am an advocate and one of...

Intro - Amani Nadira

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 positive, I am deeply affected by this illness. I lost two uncles 5 years...

An Ordinary Woman

An ordinary woman, who has lived an extraordinary life. Now age 61.5... I am Humbled, Blessed and truly Grateful for All. My entire life, in retrospect has been one of uniqueness, never following the norm of anything. I've always known that God has placed me here for a purpose.

December...

All in the Name of a Cure

HIV and Me… All in the name of finding a cure what I did.

I diagnosed myself in 2000, but at that time there was no public information about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). My whole world broke into a million pieces and at that time I had no idea...

An Advocate's Thoughts

Being an advocate, I'm subjected to some not so favorable experiences.

 

 

  1. Cure fanatics who believe me to be ignorant for not at least trying herbalist options.
  2. People who assume I, and every other HIV positive person, did something "wrong" to be HIV positive.
  3. People who ask me questions
  4. ...

I Just Want to Help

I just want to help, as you already know. I got a private message today. It made my day - touched me in so many ways. It was an honor getting it. I feel honored, deserving.

I just want to help people, educate them as best I can. We know...

Intro - Erika Castellanos

Hi! I am Erika Castellanos. I am a transgender woman living with HIV from Belize. (You don’t know where Belize is? (Psst!! Belize is a small English speaking country in Central America!) I am co-founder and Executive Director of the Collaborative Network for Persons Living with HIV (C-NET+). I am...

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