Archive for September, 2011

  • Transgender / Sexual Assault Coalition Sites Selected

    September 14, 2011 FORGE’s Transgender Sexual Violence Project today announced the selection of four sites to take part in “Making the Connection: Building Stronger Relationships Between Sexual Assault Service Providers and Transgender Survivors,” a project supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims for Crime (OVC). FORGE will assist […]

  • Trans 101 Webinar documents for the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

    • Date: September 23rd, 2011
    • Subjects:

      Prior to listening to the pre-recorded Trans 101 webinar, please download and print the following three documents.  Complete the “Quiz” and “Choices” worksheets and have them on hand as you listen to the webinar.   Trans101 Quiz The Trans101 Quiz is designed to compliment FORGE’s Trans 101 webinars, workshops and other presentations on basic […]

  • 24th Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival October 20-23

    • Date: September 23rd, 2011
    • Subjects: News

    Transgender-themed films: Friday, October 21, 2011 5pm  STILL AROUND – FREE! Saturday, October 22, 2011 11am ORCHIDS: MY INTERSEX ADVENTURE — FREE! 1pm SHOUTS AND MURMURS: A Program of Youthful Declarations 3pm GEN SILENT A talk back with Gen Silent filmmaker Stu Maddux fill follow directly after the film.  Download a flyer with more information […]

  • TransHistory

    Guest speakers: Brice Smith, Michael Doylen, and Max Yela    Description:  Join Brice Smith (trans historian), Michael Doylen (head of the UWM Archives Department) and Max Yela (head of the Special Collections at the UWM Archives) for a unique opportunity to learn more about the LGBT special collection and view highlighted transgender selections.  Brice Smith […]

  • National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training

    National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training – Des Moines, Iowa Topics covered in the training curricula include: Culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults Why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services Best practices, policy and practice areas for increasing inclusiveness and safety for LGBT older adults […]

  • National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training

    National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training — Iowa City, Iowa Topics covered in the training curricula include: Culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults Why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services Best practices, policy and practice areas for increasing inclusiveness and safety for LGBT older adults […]

  • WPATH – Sex-Segregated Services

    Services Outside the Box: Helping Your (Transgender) Clients Navigate Sex-Segregated Services In an ideal world, every client would have access to ANY medical/ mental health service.  Unfortunately, many services are sex-segregated, which creates barriers for clients (and providers) who are seeking the care and services they deserve. This workshop will examine how to creatively advocate […]

  • WPATH – Trans Sexual Violence

    Trans Sexual Violence This interactive and fast-paced workshop will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender sexual assault, domestic violence, and/or hate violence survivors.  Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact with and serve transgender survivors and loved ones.  Topics will include […]

  • STILL AROUND (film)

    (The HIV Story Project, Jörg Fockele and Marc Smolowitz, producers; 82min., 2011) A video quilt that weaves together a diverse array of stories – of men and women, young and old; gay, straight and transgender – all living with HIV. Still Around shares artful testimonials brought together to mark the 30th anniversary of one of […]