Voices from Our Allies Introduction

A Girl Like Me was created so that cis and trans women living with HIV could have a safe space to share their unique experiences. However, we know that The Well Project community extends far beyond women living with HIV, including allies, family and friends, others who are living with HIV who don’t identify as women, healthcare providers, and more. Voices from our Allies is a page created to hear from our extended community who are interested in posting their experiences as it relates to women and HIV. Click below to read the Voices from our Allies blog entries. If you are interested in blogging with us, click here.

Voices from Our Allies

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Someone once stated "only people who are HIV + can understand HIV", and I so beg to differ. As a person who is negative and gets tested on a regular basis and has been doing HIV activism since the...
Submitted on May 3, 2013
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March 4, 2013 The score used to read: 40,000,000 infected 0 cured But today we are encouraged to believe in the impossible again. Impossible only determining the degree of difficulty it takes not...
Submitted on Mar 11, 2013
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I just attended a screening of the Oscar nominated documentary, " How to Survive A Plague ." ***Spoiler alert I went into the screening fully expecting to be pissed that it was not a complete...
Submitted on Feb 4, 2013
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1/2 of my LIFE, I've lived behind a MASK…for a MAN. I hid my true self, true feelings & true sexual desires. I neglected my wants and gave into the desires of my flesh…For a Man! 1/2 of my LIFE,...
Submitted on Nov 28, 2012
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Do we truly understand the power of learning to listen with our hearts? Well recently the community has been opening up to me pertaining to HIV/AIDS Awareness, and it's truly amazing! I have been...
Submitted on Nov 19, 2012
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I really wonder why people are so quick to attend a baby shower vs. attending an HIV Awareness/Testing Event. It blows me away to know that we are willing to bring a gift of diapers, play games and...
Submitted on Oct 2, 2012
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Too many of my Sisters are winding up dead because they allow smooth-talking brothers to mess with their head! Why should another Sister, full of promise, have to die because a man lied about his...
Submitted on Sep 13, 2012
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...That is what she said in response to the hearing of another young woman dead in our community as she urged her friends on facebook to have a call to arms. I was so struck by the statement that I...
Submitted on Sep 10, 2012
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Did you ever stop to think that just maybe, your actions are affecting me? I know you say all the time "what I do is my business, I'm not hurting anyone", but the fact of the matter is that yes, you...
Submitted on Aug 30, 2012
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The world is watching as news of two more cured come out of IAS. The world is watching as questions about the "End of AIDS" seem more plausible than ever before especially for those of us who...
Submitted on Aug 9, 2012

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