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Preventive sexual health screening among female-to-male (FTM) transgender adult patients

(Trans Masculine Sexual Health Collaborative)

This study aims to assess the acceptability and comparative effectiveness of self-swabs for HPV testing compared provider-collected cervical swabs and Pap tests, as well as to investigate STI rates in sexually active trans masculine adults.

Fenway Health


  • Age 18 or colder

  • Assigned female at birth and now identify on the trans masculine continuum (FTM, transgender man, non binary, etc.)

  • Have a cervix

  • Sexually active in the past 36 months

  • Able to speak and understand English

Funder: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Dates: 2014-2016, not currently recruiting

PI: Sari Reisner. Co-Is: Madeline Deutsch, Sarah Peitzmeier, Jennifer Potter



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