Archive for April, 2013

  • Espavo Project

    Espavo: Thank you for taking your power back FORGE encourages trans, gender non-conforming and loved ones who have experienced sexual violence to take part in this photographic and narrative project, with the goal of increasing personal healing and empowerment, and offering strength and hope to the community. Although the project is in its infancy, we […]

  • Webinar Archive: Power and Control

    Archived Recording… …of April 11, 2013’s Power and Control webinar is now available.  This 90 minute webinar reviews the the commonly used framework of power and control within intimate partner violence.  Content highlights detailed trans-specific power and control tactics both used against transgender/gender non-conforming individuals, as well as those that trans* people use against their […]

  • Disability and Transgender Survivors

    • Date: April 24th, 2013
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    Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations Archived Recording: [Recorded on May 23, 2013 @ 2:00 – 3:30pm Central] [Note: The video contains a pre-recorded interview embedded within this recording.  The sound quality of that interview is not very clear at times.  The interview alone, is posted below the full webinar recording.  The interview starts […]

  • 2013 – 2014 Webinars

    • Date: April 16th, 2013
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    Please save the dates for the 2013-2014 webinar schedule. Registration for each webinar will be open approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the event. May 23, 2013 Disability and Transgender Survivors June 20, 2013 Transgender 101 July 11, 2013 Anti-trans violence in prison  (Guest: Chris Daley, JDI) August 8, 2013 Anti-Transgender Hate Violence: Mobilizing Communities After […]

  • Gearbits – April 2013

    The latest version of Gearbits is now available. Topics include: Film: Men and Boys Healing April Support Meeting:  “Trans policy issues” D’Elle Lowe Celebration of Life Where’s Mara? Immigration reform is a trans issue Sexual Assault Awareness month Trans Conferences View archive email: http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs146/1101638409995/archive/1113145436200.html

  • Growing Old Together: A Workshop for the Partners of Aging Trans People

    • Date: April 12th, 2013
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    Description: Like it or not, we’re all getting old – and so are our partners.  Join us in a participatory discussion about the things that should be considered in getting older with a trans partner (or as a trans partner yourself!). This workshop will be led by the founder of the Transgender Aging Network (and […]

  • Soothing the soul through words, images, and experiential learning

    • Date: April 12th, 2013
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    Description: This workshop is a dynamic, interactive, experiential, and reflective space that encourages and allows participants to transform feelings about personal or global loss, trauma, or life-hardships into empowered hope.  Attendees – in a structured, safe, creative setting – will use writing, art, and movement exercises to address topics that impact us all. Participants will […]

  • Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Transgender Older Adults

    • Date: April 12th, 2013
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    Description: Although the data about transgender elders and trauma is still limited, the research that does exist indicates both high levels of traumatic history and significant implications for health and wellness.  Many transgender and gender non-conforming individuals experience higher than average abuse, violence and neglect than non-transgender peers throughout their lifespan.  This interactive workshop will […]

  • Translating Trauma: A user-friendly guide to understanding and healing

    • Date: April 12th, 2013
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    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 have an understanding of how these experiences impact daily life. This workshop will translate the […]

  • Soothing the soul through words, images, and experiential learning

    • Date: April 12th, 2013
    • Subjects:

    This workshop is a dynamic, interactive, experiential, and reflective space that encourages and into empowered hope. Attendees – in a structured, safe, creative setting – will use writing, art, and movement exercises to address topics that impact us all. Participants will leave with a renewed sense of hope, community, and connection with themselves and with […]