Archive for October, 2014

  • Male Survivor Conference 2014 – Writing to Heal

    • Date: October 27th, 2014
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    Writing to Heal: Soothing the soul through words and images Description: Writing to Heal is a dynamic, experiential and reflective writing-based workshop that encourages and allows participants to transform feelings about past abuse, assault or violence into empowered hope. Participants will use writing, art, and movement exercises, leaving with a sense of hope and connection.  […]

  • Transgender Day of Remembrance

    • Date: October 19th, 2014
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      Join FORGE and community partners in marking the Transgender Day of Remembrance. The greater Milwaukee community will be honoring those who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender hate and/or violence on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 6:30pm at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (1110. N Market Street, Second Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202). This […]

  • Open Studio with Dylan Scholinski

    • Date: October 15th, 2014
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    Spend the afternoon with artist, author, and public speaker Dylan Scholinski. Between 1:00pm and 4:00pm, Dylan will provide space, guidance and presence during an open studio time, focusing on a collective art project.   “Lead with Your Heart” will provide a loose structure in which attendees can look inward and express their creativity, ideas, and emotions. […]

  • Trans-Police Relations Webinar

    Registration Open! https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/604406031 Please note your time zone: (noon-1:30 Pacific, 1-2:30pm Mountain, 2-3:30pm Central, 3-4:30pm Eastern)   Description: In this webinar we’ll look at the ingredients needed for improving and transforming the relationship between trans communities and police departments, and help you map your path to getting there. Using examples from cities that have made […]

  • Male Survivor Conference 2014 – Culturally Responsive SA Services

    • Date: October 6th, 2014
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    Supporting Transgender Survivors in Accessing Culturally Responsive Sexual Assault Services Workshop Description: This workshop will provide a base transgender framework, prevalence rates of sexual violence, barriers to accessing services, and unique issues facing transgender survivors. Providers will learn practical steps that will assist them in modifying existing policies and procedures, identifying and lowering barriers to […]

  • Kate Bornstein: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us

    • Date: October 6th, 2014
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    Sponsored by the UWM LGBT Resource Center “A self-described trans-dyke, reluctant-polyamorist, sadomasochist, and recovering Scientologist, Kate Bornstein has been instrumental in raising transgender visibility. She is a role model for a generation of people that is learning how to define its gender and sexuality, and survive in a world that frequently greets them with hate […]

  • Trauma Informed Practices

    • Date: October 6th, 2014
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  • 52 Tuesdays (MKE LGBT Film Fest)

    • Date: October 6th, 2014
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    52 Tuesdays is, truly, 52 consecutive Tuesdays in the relationship between a gender-transitioning mother and her daughter, the year that the mother starts to transition and reluctantly asks her teenager to live with her father. Tuesdays will be the day that they reserve for each other, to hang out. The year brings changes for both […]

  • CATEGORIAL REFUTATION: An Evening of Trans* Shorts (MKE LGBT Film Fest)

    • Date: October 6th, 2014
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    Definitions claimed and ignored in this energetic conflation of characters engaging with disclosure, athletics, postmodernism, robots (possibly), mothers, and a bling bedecked walker as vehicles for getting where and who you need to be. To screen: Bradley Manning Had Secrets (Adam Butcher, UK, 5min., 2011); Dating Sucks: A Genderqueer Misadventure (Sam Berliner, US, 12:40, 2013); […]

  • Kate Bornstein is a Queer and Pleasant Danger (MKE LGBT Film Fest)

    • Date: October 6th, 2014
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    Artist/theorist Kate Bornstein explodes binaries while deconstructing gender – and her own identity. Trans-dyke. Reluctant polyamorist. Sadomasochist. Recovering Scientologist. Pioneering gender outlaw. Sam Feder’s playful, meditative documen-tary joins Bornstein on her latest tour, capturing rollicking public performances and personal revelations as it bears witness to Kate as a trailblazing artist-theorist-activist who inhabits a space between […]