Archive for December, 2013

  • Monthly meeting: Helen Boyd

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    Join guest speaker and author Helen Boyd for a lively reading and discussion of her book “She’s Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband.”   Published in 2007, this book is a foundation for partners of trans people, with timeless information and thought provoking concepts from a partner-centric focus.  You won’t want […]

  • Monthly meeting: Coming Out

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    Topic: Coming Out Panel: The Art of Disclosure We all come out at some point – about something.  A panel of engaging and dynamic individuals will share their experiences of coming out, disclosing, and navigating the sometimes uncharted waters of sharing personal information with loved ones, employers, classmates, providers, friends and more.  Sit back and […]

  • Monthly meeting – Screaming Queens (film)

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria  (FILM) Frameline Film describes the film:  EMMY Award-winning Screaming Queens tells the little-known story of the first known act of collective, violent resistance to the social oppression of queer people in the United States – a 1966 riot in San Francisco’s impoverished Tenderloin neighborhood, three years before the […]

  • Transgender sexuality and trauma

    • Date: December 29th, 2013
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    Archived Recording (Webinar originally recorded on January 9, 2014) [Please note the correction that the Five Circles of Sexuality was created by Dr. Dennis Dailey – not the equally legendary Dallas Denny.  We apologize for the misattribution, and have updated the handout accordingly.]   Description: Transgender Sexuality and Trauma: A Context of Care for Service […]

  • Parents’ Support Group

    More and more transgender and gender non-conforming children and youth are coming out, so in January 2014 FORGE will begin sponsoring a new monthly support group in Milwaukee specifically for parents and other close relatives/caregivers of trans*, gender non-conforming, and questioning children and youth.  The group will provide an opportunity for parents to share their […]

  • Trans* Leadership Institute

    • Date: December 27th, 2013
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    Fair Wisconsin and Diverse & Resilient are augmenting this year’s LGBT Leadership Conference (Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, 2014) with an all-day Trans* Leadership Institute on Friday, February 7, 2014. Both events will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee. Participants are encouraged to attend the entire weekend, but may choose to register for only […]

  • Save the date: Kate Bornstein!

    • Date: December 27th, 2013
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    “KATE BORNSTEIN IS A QUEER AND PLEASANT DANGER” The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival will host not just the Milwaukee debut of this documentary, but also its filmmaker (Sam Feder) and star (Kate Bornstein) for what will be a very memorable evening! 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2014 UWM’s Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee […]

  • Exciting year ahead – 2014

    As some of you know, FORGE was founded in 1994, which means that 2014 is our 20th anniversary.  We will celebrate this milestone throughout the year by sharing FORGE history and by hosting or co-hosting special events.  Be prepared to mark your calendar frequently with many exciting events. A finalized 2014 schedule will be available […]

  • Parents’ Support Group

    • Date: December 27th, 2013
    • Subjects:

    More and more transgender and gender non-conforming children and youth are coming out, so in January 2014 FORGE will begin sponsoring a new monthly support group in Milwaukee specifically for parents and other close relatives/caregivers of trans*, gender non-conforming, and questioning children and youth.  The group will provide an opportunity for parents to share their […]

  • Trans* Leadership Institute

    Fair Wisconsin and Diverse & Resilient are augmenting this year’s LGBT Leadership Conference (Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, 2014) with an all-day Trans* Leadership Institute on Friday, February 7, 2014. Both events will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee. Participants are encouraged to attend the entire weekend, but may choose to register for only […]