Archive for December, 2013

  • BWJP: Transgender People, IPV and the Legal System

    • Date: December 30th, 2013
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    Battered Women’s Justice Project 2014 Webinar Series:  Researcher/Practitioner Discourse Transgender People, IPV and the Legal System   To access the archived recording, click the link below and complete the brief registration form to view the webinar. https://bwjp.ilinc.com/perl/ilinc/lms/vc_launch.pl?activity_id=shfhktr&user_id=   Faculty: Leigh Goodmark, J.D. is a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Frances King […]

  • #Trans101 Twitter Chat for Victim Service Providers

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    It’s time… to tweet about it! Join us for #Trans101 Twitter Chat Monday, December 30, 2013 (noon-1:00 Pacific, 1-2:00pm Mountain, 2-3:00pm Central, 3-4:00pm Eastern) Description: Trans101 webinars are great, but so are opportunities to ask any and all the questions you have about transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and issues. Join FORGE staff michael munson […]

  • Monthly meeting: No December meeting

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    There will be no monthly meeting in December 2014.    Please join us again in 2015.

  • Monthly meeting: Dylan Scholinski

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    An Evening with Dylan Scholinski Distinguished artist, author, and public speaker. Dylan has an evening packed full of readings, exploration of his past and current work, and abundant time for questions and discussion. Join us for a reception with light snacks at 6:30 – 7:00pm.  The formal presentation will begin at 7:00pm. Recently his award […]

  • Monthly meeting – MKE LGBT Films!

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    [No October meeting.] Instead of our regular monthly meeting in October, full of discussion and with a focus on a specific topic, we encourage you to take part in the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival, October 16 – 26, 2014.   The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival is offering a wide range of trans-focused films, including the following: […]

  • Monthly meeting: Kate Bornstein’s “Hello Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide”

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    Topic: Book discussion.  Kate Bornstein’s “Hello Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws”   Description: Are you ready to discuss Kate Bornstein’s book “Hello Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws?” We are! Bring your copy and ideas along to this meeting to talk about […]

  • Monthly meeting: Getting what you want!

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    Topic: Getting what you want: Creating and sharing your needs and hopes Description: We all seek out support and information meetings for unique reasons. Often we come together for similar purposes, but the reality is that we each have highly unique needs, desires, and expected outcomes when we connect with an organization or attend a […]

  • Monthly meeting: Ashley Altadonna (filmmaker)

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    An evening with Milwaukee filmmaker Ashley Altadonna Spend an engaging evening with Milwaukee filmmaker Ashley Altadonna.    Her two short films, “Playing with Gender” and “Whatever Suits You” will be screened, plus other additional film clips and written work.  Altadonna will share her efforts to raise funds for surgery through her filmmaking, as well as raise awareness […]

  • Monthly meeting: Thriving

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    THRIVING:  What is it?  How can we have more of it in the trans community? Description: When we asked what thriving is at PrideFest, we received several hundred answers.  Most agreed on the bottom line, however: it’s doing better than just surviving, just getting by.  At this FORGE meeting we will each identify when we’ve […]

  • Monthly meeting: Kortney Ziegler

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    We’re excited to welcome Dr. Kortney Ziegler to Milwaukee for the showing of his documentary, “Still Black” on May 24, 2014. Dr. Ziegler is an award-winning film maker, writer, and speaker. He holds Northwestern University’s first-ever Ph.D. in African-American Studies and he is the founder of Trans H4CK. This is going to be an event […]