Archive for October, 2014

  • Something Must Break (MKE LGBT Film Fest)

    • Date: October 6th, 2014
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    Genderqueer Sebastian may be the most commandingly upfront character we meet this Festival: a young trans person working to transition more fully to being Ellie but, whatever her personal stumbles, defies the world, and her suitors, to meet her on her own terms. Not hesitating to smash a bottle over a ‘phobe’s head, she’s a […]

  • National Sexual Assault Conference

    • Date: October 6th, 2014
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    Find us at our vendor table.  Pick up free literature, buttons, and more!

  • Parents of Trans Kids

    • Date: October 1st, 2014
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    Support group for parents and family members of transgender and gender non-conforming children. Write AskFORGE [at] forge-forward [dot] org for more information

  • Welcome Katie Taylor!

      FORGE is excited to have Katie Taylor on board. In just a few weeks we have been bolstered by her energy, passion, and commitment to trans* and non-binary survivors and loved ones. Katie Taylor has worked in the anti-sexual and domestic violence movements as well as ecofeminist and LGBTQ rights movements for over fifteen […]

  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    To raise awareness about domestic violence within transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary populations, FORGE will be posting helpful resources for victim service providers who work with domestic violence survivors.  Transgender- and DV-specific posts on Twitter or Facebook will provide information on archived webinars, publications, fact sheets, and relevant statistics. Stay current with hashtags: #DVAM #trans

  • New article: Sheltering Transgender Women

    Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services FORGE welcomed another opportunity to work with the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence in creating this new Technical Assistance Guidance document: Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services¬†(September 2014). This Technical Assistance Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on the knowledge that most shelter […]