Archive for September, 2013

  • LGBT-inclusive VAWA

    Transgender and LGB Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Now Have New Protections FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 30, 2013 October 1, 2013 is the start date for a ground-breaking new federal law protecting transgender and gender non-conforming people, and FORGE is delighted to announce that it has received funding to continue supporting victim service […]

  • Working with rural trans survivors (Webinar)

    • Date: September 14th, 2013
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    Archived Recording (Webinar originally recorded on October 10, 2013) Description: Transgender individuals live in every corner of the country, including in rural areas.  This webinar will provide an overview of the realities and implications of being transgender and not living in a large urban community.  Guest presenter Kris Bein, IowaCASA’s Resource Sharing Project Assistant Coordinator, […]

  • Transgender 101 for Victim Service Providers

    • Date: September 14th, 2013
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    Archived Recording (Webinar originally recorded on September 19, 2013)     Description: This fast-paced webinar is designed to assist victim service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence. Many providers are committed to serving transgender clients, but seek additional information in order to provide more competent and sensitive […]

  • Keeping Ourselves Safe – Southern Comfort Conference

    Unfortunately, in recent years several Southern Comfort Conference attendees — both transfeminine and transmasculine — have experienced sexual assault while at the Conference.  It’s important to have fun, dress up, meet new people AND it is equally important to be aware of actions you can take to protect yourself (and others) from harm.  There are […]