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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Apr 20, 2020
As a new member of A Girl Like Me , my intention of joining this group was to begin sharing the story of my HIV diagnosis, how I advocated for myself and my daughter during my first pregnancy, and how I'm advocating for my current pregnancy.
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Apr 17, 2020
We hope this note finds you safe and healthy, amidst the extraordinary circumstances that the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on us all. We wanted to reach out with a few updates on what we’re doing to...
Mariatmejia's picture
Apr 17, 2020
Tomorrow, April 18, marks my 32-year battle with #HIV! I never thought I would make it this far! Thank you to all that have helped me and taught me in this journey to be a better human being. I want...
Angel S.'s picture
Apr 16, 2020
Mastermind; insulting lies to get that fix same rotation such a bitch. Love is not the same as trust. Never going back was the thought process. Never want to abandon your flesh She traded her for...
HEROconnor's picture
Apr 15, 2020
I'm a 28-year-old HIV-positive (since 6/6/16) female living in Natural Bridge, Virginia with my husband, my daughter, two dogs, and two cats.
Escalice's picture
Apr 9, 2020
I wanted to check in with everyone here with the current situation. We all have to self-isolate due to the COVID19 pandemic. This can be a really difficult time given the circumstances. Our daily...
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Mar 30, 2020
- Lynnea
During this current public health crisis, I find myself annoyed at how much I'm hearing people speak about the stigma that is being placed on those who may test positive for COVID19. I feel like...
Angel S.'s picture
Mar 26, 2020
The lies are weak; the stories are tall... Kill the messenger eventually they will fall.
Escalice's picture
Mar 13, 2020
In about a week or so, it'll be five years that I've been positive and I'm sort of having mixed emotions.
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Mar 13, 2020
We will get through this trying time together. It is important to remember that we are stronger as a community than alone.

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