A Girl Like Me (AGLM), a program of The Well Project, is a blog where women across the gender spectrum 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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Recent Blog Posts

May 6, 2024

Today I got the call that I have been not wanting to receive. I have known that my father has Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Parkinson's since May of 2020. It's been hard to make decisions for the person who I have felt caused me so much hurt.

May 2, 2024

When searching for support groups, I found friends of all ethnicities. However, I didn't find many from my Asian community... I encourage others to talk openly about living with HIV.

May 1, 2024
 - Marig2016

We all have baggage, we are carrying emotions we weren't meant to carry, and have allowed them to shape our identity!

Apr 26, 2024

Being an avid traveller, I do have extra exercise and motivation to stay adherent and loyal to my medication. Otherwise, how can I enjoy holidays or work abroad when I am not healthy?

Apr 19, 2024

I'm always happy to get the opportunity to attend a meeting or conference, so when I was approached with the opportunity to attend a conference virtually, I was happy to accept, especially one like the International Workshop on HIV and Women.

Apr 18, 2024

I just turned 51 on April 11, and I'm still here, with all the ups and downs, but fighting like the warrior that I am.

Apr 16, 2024
 - KimberlyC

Being a Black woman and wearing the badge of honor of being strong is exhausting to say the least.

Apr 8, 2024

I felt that at one point in my life, there were so many things that were getting tossed at me that were built to just destroy a person. But I got through it.

Apr 1, 2024

What was the most impactful were the stories told by each of us living with HIV. It would not have been nearly as successful without our voices.

Mar 10, 2024

As we commemorate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2024, I can't help but reflect on my journey over the past decade, filled with challenges, resilience, and ultimately, triumph

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