April 19, 2017

Check out our new resource: STIs among young gay and bi men, and trans women. This resource discusses the MFierce project, describes the experiences of young gay and bi men, and trans women in relation to medical care, and the burden of STIs in Southeast Michigan. It also defines the terms: the social determinants of health and structural change.

April 17, 2017


Rama, who is on our Youth Advisory Board, just came out with a podcast. It's about her experience with medical and insurance providers as a trans person. She discusses her struggles and offers some ways providers can improve their interactions with trans people.

Check it out here:

February 1, 2016

Michigan Forward in Enhancing Research and Community Equity (MFierce) is launching the Health Access Initiative (HAI), a free quality-improvement program for local primary care clinics, health centers, and STI testing and treatment sites to better serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) youth. MFierce is focused on implementing structural change, or “upstream” strategies to improve access to care for LGBTQ+ youth. MFierce Project Di...

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