Archive for June, 2012

  • Monthly Anti-Violence Webinars

    • Date: June 28th, 2012
    • Subjects:

    Free monthly webinars to help victim service providers better serve transgender and gender non-conforming clients/survivors. 2nd Thursday of every month. 12 noon Pacific, 1:00pm Mountain, 2:00pm Central, 3:00pm Eastern Transgender 101 for service providers will be offered quarterly.  The next dates are September 13, 2012 and December 13, 2012. Anti-violence-specific topics include: Transgender Day of […]

  • LGBT Advocates Celebrate Ruling Upholding Healthcare Reform Law

    A Coalition of LGBT Advocacy Organizations FORGE — HIV Prevention Justice Alliance AIDS Foundation of Chicago — Family Equality Council Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Mautner Project: The National Lesbian Health Organization National Black Justice Coalition National Center for Lesbian Rights National Center for Transgender Equality — National Coalition for LGBT Health The National Gay […]

  • NCAVP Training Academy

    • Date: June 19th, 2012
    • Subjects:

    The NCAVP Regional Training Academy will be held in Richmond, Virginia. Gather with LGBTQ folks, sexual and domestic violence agency advocates, allied professionals interested in the prevention of and response to violence in LGBTQ communities for a day of learning, networking, and community building. Please download the NCAVP Regional Training Academy 2012 Flyer for more information. […]

  • NCAVP Roundtable

    • Date: June 19th, 2012
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    The NCAVP Roundtable is for member organizations.  It is a time for networking, knowledge-sharing, and honing in on specific issues related to LGBTQ anti-violence with people who share a similar background in serving LGBTQ survivors.

  • Making the Connection (Maine)

    • Date: June 19th, 2012
    • Subjects:

    This invitation-only event is part of a demonstration project to help connect, unite, and empower sexual assault service providers and the transgender community(ies) to work together to reduce barriers for trans* sexual assault survivors who want or need to access services. For more information about this project, please see http://forge-forward.org/anti-violence/providersurvivor-coalitions/    

  • LGBTQ Anti-Violence Project training

    • Date: June 19th, 2012
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    This invite-only training will help support the formation of an Anti-Violence Project in the Fox Vally and Oshkosh areas of Wisconsin. Goodwill Industries of NCW, Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services, Harbor House Domestic Abuse Services, Reach Counseling and The Sexual Assault Crisis Center have joined together to help form the Fox Valley LGBTQ Anti-Violence Project […]

  • Web Forum: Violence Against Trans* People

    Join Rebecca Waggoner (OutFront Minnesota Anti-Violence Project) and michael munson (FORGE) on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 (1:00-2:00pm Central) for an interactive web forum focused on violence against transgender individuals. The Forum, sponsored by the Office for Victims of Crime, offers professionals who work with victims of crime the opportunity to ask specific questions about the […]

  • OVC Web Forum: Violence Against Transgender Individuals

    • Date: June 5th, 2012
    • Subjects:

    The information below is provided by the Office for Victims of Crime. Online Discussion on Understanding Violence Against Transgender Individuals: June 6 As an Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded grantee who works with victims of crime or on related projects, you are specifically invited to participate in the next live Guest Host Session of […]

  • FAQ: Terms paradox

    Many people feel more comfortable when they have a list of terms and accompanying definitions. In fact, some people believe that knowing exactly what a set of terms means is a critical component of being culturally competent. FORGE takes a different approach….  Read more