My name is Connie L. Johnson. I am a daughter, a sister, a niece, and a friend who lives with HIV. I was quite familiar with HIV/AIDS when I was diagnosed in October 2002 because my mother had been...
Submitted on : Sep 5, 2012
My name is Devarah ‘Dee’ Borrego, and I’m a 28-year-old, HIV+ transwoman originally from Denver, Colorado, who grew up mostly in suburban Connecticut. I acquired HIV at age 20; the same year as I...
Submitted on : Aug 31, 2012
Attending AIDS 2012 was an experince I shall live to always cherish for the rest of my life, and I have shared with PLWH women in the clinic (in Lagos, Nigeria) where I access treatment from just two...
Submitted on : Aug 30, 2012
I'd like to believe that I am a strong young woman who's just simply trying to live her life the best way possible....yes, I encounter challenges on a daily basis but that does not keep me down. It's...
Submitted on : Aug 14, 2012
NOTE from the Editor: The Well Project is thrilled to be working together with AIDS United as a part of their "Access2Care" initiative to share the stories of several HIV positive women, their...
Submitted on : Aug 8, 2012
Washington D.C. last week was amazing. I showed up to the Bed & Breakfast we were staying at not knowing who anyone was. I seriously thought I was the only blogger there. At that point I still...
Submitted on : Aug 6, 2012
I’m incredibly fortunate that I have not had many barriers in access to treatment for my HIV. I have great insurance, the ability to pay for my medications (through my co-pay) and even a Health...
Submitted on : Aug 3, 2012
Before I decided to post this video I was thrilled, yet hesitant. I am thrilled that I can be a part of A Girl Like Me and try to make a difference to someone somewhere. But then the thoughts of not...
Submitted on : Aug 2, 2012
June 28 is a day I’ll never forget: the anniversary of my HIV diagnosis. It was 1988. I was only 19, and didn’t know a single other HIV-positive woman. Misinformation and fear dominated the public...
Submitted on : Jul 12, 2012
It's been 18 years since South Africa marched to democracy...one would think we have progressed and are liberal, but it's the opposite. We have the highest HIV prevalence, more than 5.7 million are...
Submitted on : Jul 11, 2012

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