Archive for October, 2011

  • Living Long Term (support meeting)

    Description: Join us for a moderated panel discussion of individuals who are living long term.  There will be ample time for attendees to ask panelists specific questions and begin a dialogue that will continue later in the evening when we break into our usual roundtable discussion format.    Topics that may emerge include: implications of […]

  • Transgender Day of Remembrance

  • Male Survivor Conference: A world of Healing

    13th International Male Survivor Conference   Friday, November 16,  3:30 am – 5:00 pm Workshop Title: Soothing the soul through words, images, and experiential learning (Survivors and Loved Ones) Workshop Description: Soothing the Soul is a dynamic, experiential and reflective writing-based workshop that encourages and allows participants to transform feelings about past abuse, assault […]

  • National Sexual Assault Conference

    Opening the Doors to Transgender Victims of Crime At least 50% of transgender individuals are survivors of sexual assault: does your agency know how to reach and serve them?  FORGE staff will present data from a 2011 study of 1052 transgender respondents on their barriers to accessing crime victim services, beliefs and fears about seeking […]

  • Philadelphia Trans Health Conference

    Translating Trauma: A user-friendly guide to understanding and healing Session description: Trans* and gender non-conforming people experience bullying, harassment, abuse, assault and hate violence at alarmingly high rates.  Trans* people whose identities intersect with race, age, class, incarceration history, dis/ability, and others, often experience the highest rates of violence.  Living through trauma doesn’t mean people […]

  • American Society on Aging: Resilience and Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults

    The Health Report: Resilience and Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults and Caregivers Friday March 30, 2012: 8:00 AM  – 9:30 AM Description This session will provide critical knowledge on health and aging of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults and caregivers. Based on the first ever national project funded by NIH/NIA, findings reveal […]

  • Creating Change

  • Quote 10

    Safety does not mean total certainty. Safety means sufficient support to risk. — Erik Mainard

  • (Call) Safety

    Call #2 is on October 24, 2011.   You should have received an email with the web link to sign in to the web portion.  The dial-in number is 1-866-740-1260, with the access code of 5592123.

  • Quote 9

    Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never […]