activism, advocacy

There are so many things I am grateful for I just want to share with you all. I am grateful for my husband, he loves and supports me unconditionally. I am grateful for my children, they have truly...
Submitted on Jul 1, 2013
To honor the amazing leadership, advocacy and work of The Well Project Founder (and first A Girl Like Me blogger), Dawn Averitt, we would like to share this note from her brother and Co-Founder,...
Submitted on Jun 28, 2013
Maybe I really don’t understand how ill I am, or maybe I don’t want to. Either way, I keep reading and studying for the (nursing) state boards in a week. There are a lot of AIDS questions in the...
Submitted on Jun 25, 2013
I can't believe I just watched a team of real doctors inject a 6-year-old girl with a deadly disease... and smile. Who knew something called a "serial killer" cell could bring so much unforgettable...
Submitted on Jun 24, 2013
I have been holding back on talking about something that has been going on...Well, I noticed a big lump on my right breast and it hurt. So like always, I was quick with my health and made an...
Submitted on Jun 12, 2013
The other day I read a blog on another website that caught my eye. The blog is titled, “ Is it Homophobia or “Heterophobia”? Tell Them That It’s Human Nature , ” and while it was very well written, I...
Submitted on Jun 10, 2013
It has been a while since I have written. It’s not because I haven’t wanted to. I think of all my fellow bloggers, and I wish I had more time to share and more time to read your blogs. I am...
Submitted on Jun 7, 2013
Well, I was told by someone that made a comment on my pic and my personal Facebook profile (which is this one) that although they admired my work and spirit, I shouldn't make HIV so "Fashionista." He...
Submitted on May 28, 2013
Sometimes I wonder, truly wonder...where did the 'Girl in Me' go? Then, things happen as they did last night. Here in my city, Winston-Salem, NC...I'm privileged to be a part of so many things.....
Submitted on May 23, 2013
I’ll be the first person to admit that I am not a huge fan of Tyler Perry’s projects therefore I had no interest in viewing his newest film Temptation . Less than a week after the movie’s release, a...
Submitted on May 22, 2013

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