A very real conversation with my mother and aunt about HIV and how they dealt with my disclosure, stigma and the death sentence HIV was in those times...
Submitted on : Aug 1, 2016
Hello! It’s me, Angel S... I have been reading my 500/501 course material (Basics of HIV/AIDS counseling, testing, and linkage course) and I can’t help but want to share about the transformation...
Submitted on : Jul 28, 2016
On July 20th, 2016, I had my first meeting with Senator Lindsey Graham's staff. This meeting was to request more funding, so we can end HIV/AIDS here in South Carolina and around the world. When I...
Submitted on : Jul 27, 2016
My name is Sophie Mubvumbi Jayawardene. Many People call me Stigma Warrior Princess. Please feel free to call me this or Sophie Jayawardene. I was diagnosed in 1989. At the time I was happily married...
Submitted on : Jul 15, 2016
I am so excited to introduce myself to the community of A Girl Like Me. My name is Angel Stetson. I am 45 years old.
Submitted on : Jul 12, 2016
It has been ten months since I have been diagnosed HIV Positive. It has been a tough road and journey these ten months. Some of the struggles that I have faced so far are: telling family members and...
Submitted on : Jun 28, 2016
Hey there folks, My name is Connie Rose and I was living in Indiana during the time I found out I was positive - in a small farming community snug in the hip of the bible belt. I was only 21 years...
Submitted on : Jun 28, 2016
(Trigger warning: This blog contains description of sexual abuse.) This is something I thought I will never be able to talk about but since I became a blogger with The Well Project and a Global...
Submitted on : Jun 15, 2016
I know I will never forget what it felt like to hear over the phone that my HIV test came back with a positive result. Damn!! Life as I had hoped it would turn out was over. I couldn't see past the...
Submitted on : May 28, 2016
The Well Project interviews Ieshia Scott, Community Advisory Board member and A Girl Like Me blogger, for our "Spotlight: Women Making a Difference" series.
Submitted on : May 14, 2016

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