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
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 5, 2016
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 10, 2016
Did you just test positive for HIV? Look here for help on next steps, normal feelings, and finding support.
Submitted on : Apr 10, 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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Jennifer Johnsen, MD, MPH, Managing Editor

Pain is common in people living with HIV. Understand common types of pain, what to do if you have pain, and ways to manage or treat pain.

Our community advisory board is composed of a group of women living with HIV who provide us with their guidance as we develop and offer our programming.