What is HIV? Get basic information on HIV, its symptoms, how it is spread, how HIV differs from AIDS, and how getting tested for HIV can help.
Submitted on : Jul 9, 2017
Get the basics on HIV transmission: how it is and is not spread, both common and rare types of transmission, and how to avoid getting HIV.
Submitted on : Apr 28, 2017
Did you just test positive for HIV? Look here for help on next steps, normal feelings, and finding support.
Submitted on : Apr 21, 2017
Learn the most common myths – and realities – about HIV: treatment, tests, transmission, and more.
Submitted on : Feb 13, 2017
Learn about harmful effects of stigma and discrimination and read inspiring stories of HIV+ women overcoming stigma to lead full, healthy lives.
Submitted on : Nov 20, 2016
I realize that if I don't mention the word HIV...9 out of 10 times you won't either! I still don't see any billboards, commercials, or hear any radio announcements pertaining to the fact that it's a...
Submitted on : Feb 3, 2015
Waiting, waiting for the test results, what can I say? Will it be high, low? How low can I go? I went in so confidently, no fear, I actually look forward to it, the reaffirmation that I'm doing well...
Submitted on : Dec 2, 2014
It bothers me so much that we are so gullible, and just want to believe what comes out of people's mouths. We would rather believe a lie than learn the truth. Here are 5 Myths about HIV/AIDS, and I...
Submitted on : Jun 13, 2014
As I sat with my wife, Lisa, and watched Dallas Buyers Club, I was like 'wow! what wonderful actors!' They really did a good job! And it was part of history. I lived through most of that in those...
Submitted on : Mar 7, 2014
Sonya posted a new blog Remember One Thing... on A Girl Like Me’s “Voices from our Allies” page: What’s new, you asked? I know it’s been a minute, but I need you to understand that I’ve been on the...
Submitted on : Oct 9, 2013

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Review the list of conditions, including opportunistic infections, that the US Centers for Disease Control considers AIDS-defining conditions.

Learn what trauma is and how it affects women living with HIV. Also learn about PTSD and the good news that recovering from trauma is possible.

Learn how to recognize and deal with some of the milder, more common side effects of HIV drugs as well as some of the more serious ones.