Archive for November, 2012

  • Webinar: Sex work and violence

    There is still time to register for the November 29, 2012 webinar on the intersections of sex work and violence, with FORGE staff and guest speaker, Claudine O’Leary. Click here to register: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/365989719 For more information, view the event details.   November 29, 2012 (noon-1:30 Pacific, 1-2:30pm Mountain, 2-3:30pm Central, 3-4:30pm Eastern)  

  • Giving Tuesday 2012

    We have a day for giving thanks. A day for big in-store deals.  Another for small business sales.  And yet another for online shopping.  This year, help create #GivingTuesday — a day to show your support for non-profit and other charitable organizations who work hard every day to serve the people in our communities. FORGE […]

  • Transgender Day of Remembrance – 2012

    November 19, 2012 @ 7:30pm The greater Milwaukee community honored those who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender hate and/or violence on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 7:30pm in Room 191 of the UW-Milwaukee Union.  This COMMUNITY event — for the community, of the community, by the community — brought together over 70 people […]

  • TDOR opening – Wendy

    • Date: November 20th, 2012
    • Subjects: News

    by Rev. Wendy Woodruff We gather this evening to mourn.  We also gather to celebrate the lives that have been lost and to dedicate ourselves to making a better world for those who see themselves or are seen by society as different from the norm. Take a minute and open your eyes.  Open your ears.  […]

  • TDOR speech – Syd

    • Date: November 20th, 2012
    • Subjects: News

    by Syd Michael Robinson Dearest Friends, Today, all over the world, there are programs and vigils being held for Transgender Day of Remembrance. As, I’m saying this, the impact of what that means is settling into my mind. It’s truly amazing to think that so many people who identify as transgender and as allies of […]

  • TDOR speech – michael

    • Date: November 20th, 2012
    • Subjects: News

    who calls out the names of the living? michael munson who calls out the names of the living? those who have been bruised, scarred, marked for life with the hate tattooed on their bodies carved into their minds burned through their souls? who calls out the names of the living? those who never retreat after […]

  • TDOR speech – Markie

    • Date: November 20th, 2012
    • Subjects: News

    Resilience, Healing, and Hope by Markie Anna Wenzel As One who has been down the path of Transgender Transition, and Making my way in the world. I have endured Hurt, Heartache, and people trying to bring me down and destroy Me. I have faced my trials, and felt the hurt, and endured the humiliations at the hands […]

  • TDOR closing comments

    • Date: November 20th, 2012
    • Subjects:

    by Loree Cook-Daniels Tonight we’ve gathered, as we’ve had so many years before, to remember and honor those we have lost to fear. Yes, fear.  For that is the ultimate reason why so many transgender people and SOFFAs – Significant Others, Friends, Families and Allies – have died at others’ hands.  It’s also why so […]

  • TDOR Speech – Annie

    • Date: November 20th, 2012
    • Subjects: News

    by Annie First of all I wish to commend and tell all of the transgender community how courageous you all are for living your lives for who you truly are on the inside.  You are beautiful individuals who do not deserve to live in fear because of who you are.  My daughter told me at […]

  • TDOR – Your Voice Is Important

    Transgender Day of Remembrance — there is still time to have your voice included!   We want to hear from you. The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is just around the corner.  The greater Milwaukee community will be honoring those who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender hate and/or violence on Monday, November 19, […]