Archive for May, 2012

  • Bridging the Gap: Creating a Community of Support for Survivors with Disabilities

    • Date: May 26th, 2012
    • Subjects:

    Transgender Survivors: Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations Transgender and gender non-conforming individuals experience extremely high rates violence, as well as live with higher-than-average rates of physical and mental health conditions.  This interactive workshop will dynamically engage participants with core information and statistics about who transgender people are, the types and magnitude of violence […]

  • National Center for Victims of Crime Conference

    • Date: May 26th, 2012
    • Subjects:

    Transgender Survivors: Statistics, Stories, Strategies 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 […]

  • GrayPrideParade.com

    GPP blog serves as a platform to inform and connect LGBT aging activists and has strong emphases on policy issues and disseminating promising practices. It is also home to Have You Thanked, a twitter-based campaign to begin shifting people’s beliefs that aging is a time of losses, particularly of “independence.” Instead, Have You Thanked argues, […]

  • FAQ: Who are trans people?

    Who are trans people? Transgender basics for victim service providers is a brief transgender 101 overview.  This fact sheet is the first in a monthly series that will help victim service providers understand more about the unique challenges and resilience of transgender survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and hate violence.  

  • Fact Sheet Topics Overview

    Beginning in May 2012, a new monthly FAQ sheet for providers who work with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking will be uploaded to this page.  These FAQ sheets are designed to be short, transgender-specific, and trauma-informed. May 2012 Who are transgender people? June 2012 Terms paradox July 2012 FAQ: Master […]