Archive for November, 2014

  • Beyond #TDOR

    Cities across the country marked #TDOR (Transgender Day of Remembrance) last week. For many, this day and the events associated with it, can be incredibly painful — reminders of the extreme form violence can take against people based on their gender identity, gender expression, or association and love for someone who is trans, gender non-conforming […]

  • “Trans* Aging: Past, Present, and Future” – plenary

    • Date: November 15th, 2014
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    Loree Cook-Daniels will be the afternoon plenary speaker at the Transgender Spectrum Conference.  Her speech, “Trans* Aging: Past, Present, and Future,” will explore trans aging through a historical context, highlighting several engaging stories to illustrate the changes over time.   For more information about the conference, to go: http://transgenderspectrum.com/schedule

  • OVC-FORGE Toolkit: Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault

    • Date: November 7th, 2014
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    Creating and Sustaining Fair and Beneficial Environments for LGBTQ Youth:  An OJJDP Listening Session FORGE staff Loree Cook-Daniels and the Office for Victim’s of Crime’s Visiting Fellow, William Petty, will present the jointly created toolkit supporting providers who work with transgender survivors of sexual assault.  To learn more about the toolkit, visit http://www.ovc.gov/pubs/forge/index.html    

  • 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. Learn more: http://forge-forward.org/event/november2014-monthly/ RSVP on Facebook (not required)

  • Open Studio with Dylan Scholinski

    Spend the afternoon with artist, author, and public speaker Dylan Scholinski. Between 1:00pm and 4:00pm, on Saturday, November 22, 2014, 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 […]

  • #TDOR 2014

    • Date: November 1st, 2014
    • Subjects: Featured

    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 is […]