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A Girl Like Me (AGLM), a program of The Well Project, is a blog where women ( cis and trans What does this mean? ) 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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A Girl Like Me is named one of The Best HIV Blogs of 2019 and 2020 by Healthline

   

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Destiny Smith's picture
Dec 17, 2020
I am exactly where I’m supposed to be on this day at this time. True or false? I’ve been through exactly what was written in my story. True or false? That day, 1,082 days to be exact, I got the exact...
KatieAdsila's picture
Dec 15, 2020
U equals U is a scientific fact, The studies are clear, the science exact, It changes the lives of those who know, It reduces stigma and helps them grow, It's wonderful to know that you can not transmit, And all need to hear for everyone's benefit
Lynette Trawick's picture
Dec 10, 2020
One of the most aggravating things to hear is, "But you only have to take one pill each day. I don't see what the big deal is."
PDEES's picture
Dec 7, 2020
- PDEES
First and foremost, I would like to say that my team did a phenomenal job in organizing and hosting this workshop, and I am extremely proud to work for such a prestigious agency that is doing such...
Masonia1's picture
Dec 4, 2020
I can't wait to share with y'all all the ish I've been going through! I'm not about to let 10 years of surviving HIV end with me just popping out the ground only talking about HIV.
Escalice's picture
Dec 2, 2020
Yesterday as we celebrated World AIDS Day, I reflected a little bit on my own journey of having HIV living with me. I have been HIV positive for 5 years. I have been undetectable since I began...
HIVstigmafighter's picture
Dec 1, 2020
It is 1 December, WORLD AIDS DAY, and this year's theme is "Global solidarity, resilient services". The world has known a rough year because of covid-19. And this has sometimes made us forget about...
ci.ciiiiii's picture
Dec 1, 2020
Awwwww shit. Here comes the uncomfortable feelings. The ones that come when I don't have a man by my side. I'm going to try to explain what I'm feeling, which is hard because I don't really believe...
Masonia1's picture
Nov 16, 2020
You know life can be so heart-wrenching difficult. In my most recent days I've had to look at life from a new lens.
HIVstigmafighter's picture
Nov 10, 2020
I am born dark brown although many people prefer to call my colour black. OK, then I am black! Do you have a problem with that? It's shocking how ignorant people remain about racism! In a week I...

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