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...
Submitted on : Aug 31, 2012
Sonya posted a new blog “ It is My Business ” on A Girl Like Me's "Voices from our Allies" page: Did you ever stop to think that just maybe, your actions are affecting me? I know you say all the time...
Submitted on : Aug 30, 2012
Did you ever stop to think that just maybe, your actions are affecting me? I know you say all the time "what I do is my business, I'm not hurting anyone", but the fact of the matter is that yes, you...
Submitted on : Aug 30, 2012
June 28 is a day I’ll never forget: the anniversary of my HIV diagnosis. It was 1988. I was only 19, and didn’t know a single other HIV-positive woman. Misinformation and fear dominated the public...
Submitted on : Jul 12, 2012
Hi everyone, We just wanted to share this short clip of a documentary about A Girl Like Me blogger, Maria Mejia, and her advocacy work and use of social media to promote HIV awareness and prevention...
Submitted on : Jun 18, 2012
I want to share this very important message with YOU! The youth! Please, HIV/AIDS is preventable. Your body is your temple and you have to take care of it! Use protection, love yourself and test...
Submitted on : Jun 14, 2012
I want to say so many things to you -- maybe curse at you, maybe tell you how much you hurt my body, mind and soul. You have lived inside of me since I was 16 years old! You thought you were going to...
Submitted on : Apr 5, 2012
I have been thinking back to when I was diagnosed, almost 19 years ago. I have fooled most people. They look at me and see just another 40 year old. An average healthy adult with kids, bills, a job...
Submitted on : Aug 17, 2010

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