A Girl Like Me in the News

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Join The Well Project for a special A Girl Like Me LIVE in commemoration of National HIV Testing Day, as we delve into the diverse narratives and experiences of women living with and vulnerable to HIV.

Ciarra "Ci Ci" Covin breastfeeding newborn Zuri.

In this article on pediatric policy changes around breast/chestfeeding and HIV by The Associated Press, The Well Project's Ciarra "Ci Ci" Covin shares her experiences.

NMAC’s Damian Cabrera and The Well Project’s Bridgette Picou at HIV science conference CROI 2024

Bridgette Picou, LVN, ACLPN, stakeholder liaison for The Well Project, spoke with HIV.gov during the 2024 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) about her key takeaways from the conference.

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This year for National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (#NWGHAAD), The Well Project presented a powerful discussion on sex, pleasure, and PrEP. Watch now!

Ashley Cason, with her husband and their 3-year-old and 11-week-old sons.

Ashley shared a message for others living with HIV who want to breastfeed: "Fully advocate for yourself and for what you want to do with your child."

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Members of The Well Project's community packed the roster of interviewees for a New York Magazine feature highlighting women living with HIV in honor of World AIDS Day 2023.

Masonia Traylor, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and Ciarra "Ci Ci" Covin.

A short documentary film, coming to Hulu on World AIDS Day 2023, highlights the impact of HIV on Black women in the rural US South and features multiple members of The Well Project's community.

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Watch the October 2023 episode of Leadership Exchange LIVE, which features four experts taking a deep dive into menopause among women living with HIV.

Maxine Waters speaking at a podium.

Rep. Maxine Waters' speech at the U.S. Conference on HIV/AIDS was powerful – and included some stigmatizing (and preventable) language concerns. The Well Project's stakeholder liaison, Bridgette Picou, shared her take on TheBody.com.

Marissa Gonzalez.

Community Advisory Board chair and A Girl Like Me blogger, Marissa Gonzalez and Tony Christon-Walker discuss disparities that make viral suppression harder for people of color.


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