Voices from Our Allies Introduction

Voices from our Allies is a page created to hear from those affected by HIV disease and who are interested in posting their thoughts for the A Girl Like Me community. Click on a link below to read Voices from our Allies blog entries. If you are interested in sending in a post for this page, please contact Krista Martel (kmartel@thewellproject.org).

Voices from Our Allies

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I educate about HIV everyday and in every way, and still it’s some who say, “It doesn’t take all of that and people are going to do what they want to do. You can’t save the world!" Yep, you are right...
Submitted on Jan 30, 2019
sonyamallard's picture
It's been a while since I heard anyone mention HIV or say the words, "I got tested today." What is happening to us as a people? Better yet, what is happening to us as a community? Are we losing our...
Submitted on Oct 4, 2018
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Does anyone even care that Latinos represented 17% of the U.S. population but account for 24% of all new HIV diagnoses? That Blacks make up only 12% of the U.S. population, and they account for 44%...
Submitted on Apr 10, 2018
sonyamallard's picture
Why do we have to keep having these conversations week after week? Is it too much for one to wear a condom, use protection, or sleep with just one person? HIV Testing is not like a pregnancy test,...
Submitted on Mar 16, 2018
sonyamallard's picture
Everyone is ignoring the fact that HIV has consumed the bodies of so many of our friends, family members, neighbors, co-workers, church members, and even some of our enemies.
Submitted on May 18, 2017
Tiffany's picture
"He tried to erase me in one fell swoop. Make my existence not even worthy of a footnote or postscript." These are the words I wanted to scream as I searched the White House page on Friday, January 20, 2017
Submitted on Jan 24, 2017
sonyamallard's picture
What more can I say? When I step into the room, I hear the whispers. I hope she is not going to talk about HIV/AIDS or ask me if I've been tested!
Submitted on Jan 13, 2017
Tanzanian _barbie's picture
Hello! I hold the title of: Miss Tanzania in the Miss Africa Washington state pageant.
Submitted on Jul 25, 2016
Amani Nadira's picture
I've been doing a lot of thinking... Tell me something… Why are HIV-negative people, with the exception of myself and a few others, so afraid of HIV/AIDS?
Submitted on Mar 29, 2016
sonyamallard's picture
Sometimes, I just have to take a break as an HIV Educator & Tester, and reassess Life! I feel like we are losing people at an all-time high, but as an HIV Educator & Tester I find that there...
Submitted on Mar 6, 2016

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