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To be a warrior, there is no need to be in a war of guns and fight until you win. I have been in many different wars with and without gunfire. I am still fighting one long war, which I call the "STIGMA WAR".
Submitted on : Sep 8, 2020
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Can we just talk about The Well Project for a moment?
Submitted on : Aug 20, 2020
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The Well Project asked A Girl Like Me blogger Heather O'Connor about breastfeeding as a woman living with HIV in the United States.
Submitted on : Aug 18, 2020
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As a woman living with HIV since 2003, I dream of a world that is free from HIV stigma, where people with HIV can express themselves with confidence.
Submitted on : Jul 22, 2020
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It is crucial for Latinx people to feel comfortable speaking their language, which in many ways causes a barrier to communicate with their physicians, case managers, etc. I have worked with many who...
Submitted on : Jul 8, 2020
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The Well Project interviews Ciarra (CiCi) Covin, Community Advisory Board member, A Girl Like Me blogger, and owner of Healing is Voluntary , for our "Spotlight: Women Making a Difference" series.
Submitted on : Jun 9, 2020
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I can still remember turning 18 years old and all the excitement of becoming an adult. I was excited yet humbled and frightened. I had the power to make my own decisions and step out of the rule of...
Submitted on : May 26, 2020
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On March 9, 2020 I landed in Atlanta, flying in from New Orleans. I'd heard about the coronavirus, but it was something far removed from me. In the Lyft on the way to my hotel I opened my news app;...
Submitted on : May 11, 2020
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Before we even heard of COVID-19, people living with HIV or AIDS were already facing stigma and discrimination as I experienced and shared with you regularly with healthcare providers throughout the...
Submitted on : May 8, 2020
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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.
Submitted on : Apr 20, 2020

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