Archive for May, 2013

  • Transgender Survivors: Enhancing Culturally Responsive Services (WCASA/WCADV)

    • Date: May 15th, 2013
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    The following is a recording of a “remote training” by FORGE for the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault / Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WCASA/WCADV) Director’s meeting on May 15, 2013.  It is similar to many other archived webinars, but was presented live to a group of 50 agency directors from across the state of […]

  • Gearbits – May 2013

    The latest version of Gearbits is now available. Topics include: T-shirt Design Contest Volunteer with FORGE at PrideFest May support meeting: Trans* Pride GiveOUT Day April thank you View archive email: http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs146/1101638409995/archive/1113311405990.html

  • Disability and Trans Survivors Webinar Registration Open

    Registration is now open for the May 23, 2013 webinar Disability and Transgender Survivors: Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations.  Learn more about this free webinar — and register today — by going to: http://forge-forward.org/event/disability-trans-survivors/

  • T-shirt Design Contest!

    FORGE is a co-sponsor of PrideFest 2013’s Health and Wellness Area — June 7-9, 2013. Every year, we supply booth volunteers with free FORGE-branded T-shirts specific to the booth’s theme.  We need your help! FORGE’s 2013 booth theme is… “Do your hugs come with strings attached?” This phrase is part of a multi-faceted campaign to […]

  • Sexual violence in transgender communities

    • Date: May 2nd, 2013
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    @ National Transgender Health Summit (Oakland, CA) Description: Over the past decade, FORGE and other researchers have begun to document not only the very high rate at which transgender and gender non-conforming people have experienced sexual violence – more than 50%– but also how survivors are coping with their traumas, and how they approach (or […]

  • Transgender Survivors: Enhancing Culturally Responsive Services

    • Date: May 2nd, 2013
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    @ Family Violence Prevention and Services Program Annual Grantee Meeting (New Orleans, LA) Description: A brief overview of general transgender and gender non-conforming concepts will lay the groundwork for a fast-paced, interactive discussion about barriers trans* survivors of intimate partner violence, dating violence, and related forms of victimization face.  Data-driven content will increase understanding of […]