Archive for March, 2012

  • American Society on Aging: Transgender Aging: Results of the Latest Studies

    • Date: March 27th, 2012
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    Transgender Aging: Results of the Latest Studies Friday March 30, 2012: 2:30 PM  – 3:30 PM Description This workshop will review key results from transgender older participants in at least four national studies. Besides sharing key results, the researcher-panelists will discuss sampling limitations and the implications of how the questions are written. Panelists will also […]

  • American Society on Aging: Sex-Segregated Services

    • Date: March 27th, 2012
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    Navigating Sex-Segregated Services for Transgender and Non-Transgender Elders Friday March 30, 2012: 11:30 AM  – 12:30 PM Description   This workshop will help participants think through the options they can offer their clients–transgender and non-transgender–when faced with sex- or gender- segregated services. The workshop will include experiential exercises, a decision tree/flow-chart, and a schema that […]

  • How Obama is Changing Growing Old LGBT

    • Date: March 24th, 2012
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    FORGE’s Transgender Aging Network has just made available a free recorded webinar on many of the policy changes made by the current Administration that are positively affecting current and future LGBT elders.     The 33-minute webinar is available at http://forge-forward.org/2011/11/obama-lgbt-aging/.

  • Transgender 101 for LGBT Aging Professionals – NRCLA

    • Date: March 24th, 2012
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    FORGE’s Transgender Aging Network is a partner in the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging.  This webinar was recorded to help support LGBT aging professionals have a base knowledge about transgender issues. [Formerly available at http://cc.readytalk.com/play?id=9rv07c]  

  • LGBTQ Language – PCAR

    • Date: March 24th, 2012
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    This webinar was hosted by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape.  It was not recorded. # LGBTQ Language: A Discussion Amongst Those in the Field Presenters: michael munson (FORGE), Louis Marven (LGBT Center Coalition), and Terri Hamrick (Survivors, Inc.) This open forum webinar addressed the following questions (and more): 1. Share your thoughts on the importance […]

  • Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims: Transgender 101 – VSDVAA

    • Date: March 24th, 2012
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    This webinar was presented for the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance.  It was not recorded. # Faced with a crime victim who is visibly gender variant or who describes themselves as transgender, many professionals feel confused, curious, or worried, and consequently alienate and/or offend the victim by asking inappropriate or offensive questions.  This […]

  • Transgender Sexual Violence – SAFEta

    • Date: March 23rd, 2012
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    This webinar was presented for SAFEta on June 30, 2011.  An archived recording can be accessed at http://safeta.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=86 # “The National Protocol for Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations encourages a victim centered approach to caring for  patients who have experienced sexual violence.  Transgendered persons offer unique challenges in offering victim centered care.    Don’t miss your opportunity […]

  • Transgender Youth Survivors: Understanding, Serving, Celebrating

    • Date: March 23rd, 2012
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    This webinar was presented for the the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs on December 16, 2010.  A recording of this webinar can be viewed/heard at http://www.wcsap.org/transgender-youth-survivors-understanding-serving-celebrating # Description: This interactive and fast-paced webinar will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s).  Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact […]

  • Gearbits – March 2012

    March 2012 Gearbits Content: Next meeting: What is community? (March 24, 2012) Film: We Who Are Sexy (April 5, 2012) Upcoming Trans Conferences Trans Family on NPR Guide to Serving LGBT Older Adults Flying while trans – TSA Facts Trans Books — Lambda Literary Award Finalists   or  

  • Power and control tactics specific to trans people

    • Date: March 16th, 2012
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    Archived Recording: [Recorded on April 11, 2013 @ 2:00 – 3:30pm Central]   Description: Power and control tactics are often a central framework for discussing intimate partner violence.  This webinar will guide participants through detailed trans-specific power and control tactics both used against transgender/gender non-conforming individuals, as well as those that trans* people use against […]