battling stigma

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
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
The Red Ribbon Dress had two great events last year. Firstly it was invited along to The Sussex Beacon Gala Celebrity Event and appeared in the window of Waterstone's Book Shop in Gower Street,...
Submitted on May 13, 2013
Sonya posted a new blog Infected/Affected, Who Cares? on A Girl Like Me’s “Voices from our Allies” page: Someone once stated “only people who are HIV + can understand HIV”, and I so beg to differ. As...
Submitted on May 3, 2013
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
Like every good television detective, I have a knack for investigating a case until the truth is uncovered. As the detective carefully combs through the evidence, tension builds as he\she rules out...
Submitted on Mar 19, 2013

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