Pathfinders follow-up documents

Articles and fact sheets

Services Outside of the Box: Helping transgender clients navigate sex-segregated services

A listing of the types of healing services that are often sex-segregated and why, plus concrete advice on how to think about alternatives.  Written for helping professionals, it may help survivors come up with options on their own.
http://forge-forward.org/wp-content/docs/services-outside_the_box_2011-03-FL.pdf

 

Keeping Yourself Safe: Anti-trans violence awareness and prevention

A quick, one page reference geared towards trans people.
http://www.forge-forward.org/docs/KeepingYourselfSafe.pdf

 

Quick tips: Trans Inclusion (A Guide for Providers)

A one page, quick reminder sheet – great for bulletin boards.
http://www.forge-forward.org/docs/quicktips_providers.pdf

 

Gender Neutral Pronoun Conjugation Chart

A quick reference guide to commonly used gender neutral pronouns.
http://www.forge-forward.org/docs/gender_neutral_pronouns.pdf

 

Taking It on the Chin: New Fast Facts about Violence Against Transgender People

A 2-page summary of relevant violence statistics from “Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey” by National Center for Transgender Equality and National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.
http://forge-forward.org/wp-content/docs/fast-facts-violence.pdf

 

Criminal Justice?  New Fast Facts about Transgender People, Police, and Incarceration

A 1-page summary of relevant statistics about police and incarceration from “Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey” by National Center for Transgender Equality and National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. http://forge-forward.org/wp-content/docs/fast-facts-police.pdf

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A Key concept: The Terms Paradox

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Websites referenced:

Family Acceptance Project
http://familyproject.sfsu.edu/home

Trans-youth-specific resources
http://www.imatyfa.org/

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Two interesting brochures re: trans suicide

http://www.masstpc.org/publications/Community_Suicide_Brochure.pdf

http://www.masstpc.org/publications/Provider_Suicide_Brochure_final.pdf

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Posters / images / things to hang up.

Having images, posters and other materials on “display” can be useful in generating conversation, dispelling myths, creating connections, and reducing misunderstanding/prejudice.  Here are just a small sample of items that may help initiate conversation.

 

Trans Triangle

 

Jay Sennett is an author and low-tech (political) cartoonist.  Nearly any of his cartoons or posters would make for interesting conversation.
http://jaysennett.com/the-poster-series/
http://jaysennett.com/transgender-cartoons/