“Individuals who have a cervix are still at risk of cervical cancer. As a transman I want to destigmatize that it is less likely for LGBT people to get pelvic screenings, especially when sleeping with me. With barriers for transphobia in healthcare settings, I had to become comfortable scheduling appointments that best suited my mental, physical and emotional well-being.”
Well-Rounded Well Being Starts with Pap
Mikah wants to see an increase in the number of LGBT people who are showing up for annual pelvic screenings, including the Pap test. It’s not only a question of physical health, but of emotional and psychological well-being, as well!