Hello! First of all, I want to say how happy I am to be here. I've truly been blessed through my HIV journey to have so many amazing opportunities and blogging for A Girl Like Me is high on the list.
Submitted on : Nov 3, 2017
On February 15, 2016, I was diagnosed HIV, a week later, I was told I had AIDS.
Submitted on : Oct 19, 2017
I'm a 17 year advocate. I'm a 47 year old separated mother of 3. I contracted HIV from an ex-boyfriend who was separated from his baby mother; they both were positive and I didn't know about his status.
Submitted on : Oct 18, 2017
It was not until the ADAP conference that I realized how important support is when getting adjusted to living with HIV. When I was newly diagnosed with HIV, having support played a huge role in my...
Submitted on : Oct 12, 2017
I went for my usual clinic at my facility and it is routine to take pregnancy test before collecting medicine. I remember after taking the test, four of us were expectant. During this period, I was...
Submitted on : Oct 11, 2017
Over 150 years after its publication, multitudes of us face the same public stigma and degradation due to the diagnosis of HIV.
Submitted on : Oct 2, 2017
Life for me and how I saw the world changed three years ago in April 2015. I remember it like it was yesterday. I had just put my pre-k students on the bus to go home, when I came back to my...
Submitted on : Sep 21, 2017
My name is Lilian from Kenya. I am 37 years old. As a young lady I always had the dream in life just like any other person to have a good education and start my family.
Submitted on : Sep 8, 2017
Be careful! I have been living with this virus for 29 years and I continue to see HIV/AIDS denialists (people who don’t believe that HIV exists) are still everywhere! There are even some doctors and...
Submitted on : Aug 30, 2017
At the age of 22, after being in a monogamous relationship, I was diagnosed with AIDS.
Submitted on : Jul 14, 2017

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