A Girl Like Me (AGLM) is a program of The Well Project and is an online "blog" where women of all ages can share their stories and promote understanding of HIV through online storytelling. There are millions of women around the globe who are living with HIV and AIDS, yet many feel they are alone in their disease and isolated in the experiences they go through each day. The goals of AGLM are to help normalize HIV and AIDS in women and girls, and create a safe space for women living with HIV from around the world to speak out and share their experience of what it is to live life with HIV.

Recent Blog Posts

Aug 26, 2016
Hey Everyone! Wow where has time gone? It feels like I just got diagnosed but it has been a year already (8/28). I'm so proud to say that I have not allowed this diagnosis to step in my way. I would...
Aug 25, 2016
I am talking directly to you advocates, bloggers, and activists. Have you honestly let yourself know you are number one in all this. If you have, how are you doing? Is the fatigue of your compassionate heart catching up on you?
Aug 23, 2016
Hi everyone! I have something to let you all know about being proactive in your HIV care.
Aug 19, 2016
Yesterday I posted to my Facebook page… "People try to shame me for living with HIV, FUCK I'M NOT THE ONE SPREADING IT. I am safer than all the other men and women you are with. Test, ladies, because...
Aug 16, 2016
I grieve publicly because I am too old to do it alone. Then again It could be just me...
Aug 14, 2016
Attending the IAS Durban and Women Now! Summit, 2016 has been quite informative for me, and as an advocate and Global Ambassador of the Well Project, again it was overly enriching and has better equipped me to give excellent service to my community in providing new and up-to-date information on HIV cure and new treatment development.
Aug 12, 2016
I am A Positive Woman: Till there is a cure I will always be...
Aug 10, 2016
As I continue to learn myself, I continue to grow as an individual thus becoming more available as an advocate for HIV. I was picking and choosing the people I would be honest with and whom I would...
Aug 9, 2016
My Name Is Sophie Jayawardene and this is my story.
Aug 5, 2016
- Patiba
Today I want to write to those not living with HIV. I want you to know that we exist, that our diagnosis does not define us. We have the same dreams, the same desires, but for some reason our life became different.

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