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A Girl Like Me (AGLM), a program of The Well Project, is a blog where women ( cis and trans The Well Project serves women across the gender spectrum. (More about gender identity)) can share their experiences and promote understanding of HIV. Millions of women around the globe are living with HIV, yet many feel they are alone in their disease and isolated in their day-to-day experiences. The goals of AGLM are to help normalize HIV; and to create a safe space for women living with HIV from around the world to speak out and share their experiences – with each other, and with those seeking a support community.

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Bethany M. Brown M.Ed.'s picture
Mar 28, 2022
When I was a child, I wanted to dance so that I could feel the emotion in my body. I did not aspire to be a dancer, per se. As a child I sang, even if off tune, because it was what the spirit called...
MariaHIVMejia's picture
Mar 25, 2022
I really don't know where to start! I know that I always, or most of the time, start with that same phrase. It's been extremely hard to deal with this pandemic, to see the suffering that I have witnessed, and live myself!!!
PixiePower's picture
Mar 16, 2022
A travel enthusiast, a recent dog mom, foodie, a corporate worker, I entered a new phase of my life in 2019 when I got officially married to this virus (after my diagnosis).
Red40something's picture
Mar 16, 2022
You don't have to. You. Don't. Have. To. No tienes. Tu n'as pas. I can't repeat it enough. You do not have to take everything that comes to you. Not everything you find is yours to pick up and not...
Bethany M. Brown M.Ed.'s picture
Mar 14, 2022
I remember when I was first diagnosed in 1996, and I was constantly reminded about those before me of whom died from AIDS. Most often it was couched in the context of medication: "You are fortunate...
MasoniaTraylor's picture
Mar 13, 2022
Respectfully that ship has sailed. I've fought something bigger in the last 2+ years and found something even greater within myself. I don't like for people to whisper "HIV" to me- nah... say it with...
KatieAdsila's picture
Mar 10, 2022
Have you ever had a bone for science? I used to when I was growing up. I remember I used to want to be a scientist, I had so many questions about so many things and I wanted to know everything. I...
Red40something's picture
Mar 10, 2022
Have you ever heard a doctor, advocate or friend say "you probably know someone living with HIV and you just don't know it"? People hiding in plain sight. I've said that to people. It's a way to get...
Marig2016's picture
Mar 10, 2022
When I applied to join the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), I had little faith that I would be chosen as I clearly have no scientific background or knowledge, like not even a little.
JoDha's picture
Mar 3, 2022
- JoDha
When friends whom I trusted stabbed me in the back; the friends whom I call my own started to distance away just because I didn't have money in my pockets; the friends whom I loved as "friends" took advantage of me...

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