Archive for January, 2015

  • (MESA) Increasing Access and Respect to Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors

    • Date: January 19th, 2015
    • Subjects:

    At least 50% of transgender individuals are survivors of sexual assault: does your agency know how to reach and serve them? FORGE staff will present data from a 2011 study of 1005 transgender respondents on their barriers to crime victim services, beliefs and fears about seeking post-assault care, and what qualities and variables transgender survivors […]

  • (MESA) Improving Culturally Responsive Sexual Assault Services to Transgender Survivors

    • Date: January 19th, 2015
    • Subjects:

    This interactive and fast-paced workshop will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender non-binary sexual assault survivors. Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact with and serve trans* survivors and loved ones. Topics will include prevalence rates, barriers […]

  • MESA: Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault Conference

    • Date: January 19th, 2015
    • Subjects:

    About the Gathering: MESA’s Multicultural Gathering is an event that focuses on developing strategies for sexual violence prevention in under-served and under-represented communities. The gathering focuses on giving voice to the needs of Latina, Muslim, Asian, African-American/Black, Native American Indian, Tribal, Indigenous and all Ethnically/Racially diverse, Deaf communities and LGBTQ+ Communities and People with disabilities […]

  • Parents of trans kids support group

    • Date: January 19th, 2015
    • Subjects:

    MKE Parents of Trans Kids is a group of parents and caregivers supporting each other on our individual journeys of love, acceptance, and advocacy for our school-aged gender non-binary, transgender and non-conforming children. We meet monthly on the 3rd Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm.   Supportive, gently facilitated meetings offer parents and adult family members the […]

  • Parents of trans kids support group

    • Date: January 19th, 2015
    • Subjects:

    MKE Parents of Trans Kids is a group of parents and caregivers supporting each other on our individual journeys of love, acceptance, and advocacy for our school-aged gender non-binary, transgender and non-conforming children. We meet monthly on the 3rd Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm.   Supportive, gently facilitated meetings offer parents and adult family members the […]

  • Parents of trans kids support group

    • Date: January 19th, 2015
    • Subjects:

    MKE Parents of Trans Kids is a group of parents and caregivers supporting each other on our individual journeys of love, acceptance, and advocacy for our school-aged gender non-binary, transgender and non-conforming children. We meet monthly on the 3rd Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm.   Supportive, gently facilitated meetings offer parents and adult family members the […]

  • Parents of trans kids support group

    • Date: January 19th, 2015
    • Subjects:

    MKE Parents of Trans Kids is a group of parents and caregivers supporting each other on our individual journeys of love, acceptance, and advocacy for our school-aged gender non-binary, transgender and non-conforming children. We meet monthly on the 3rd Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm.   Supportive, gently facilitated meetings offer parents and adult family members the […]

  • Parents of trans kids support group

    • Date: January 19th, 2015
    • Subjects:

    MKE Parents of Trans Kids is a group of parents and caregivers supporting each other on our individual journeys of love, acceptance, and advocacy for our school-aged gender non-binary, transgender and non-conforming children. We meet monthly on the 3rd Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm.   Supportive, gently facilitated meetings offer parents and adult family members the […]

  • FAQ: Pronouns and Trans Individuals

    Most of us take pronouns (he, her, theirs) for granted: we think they are obvious, linked to looks. Not only is it easy to make a mistake when you assume a transgender person’s pronoun, but using the wrong pronoun can make a transgender person feel disrespected and unsafe. This FAQ explains how to respectfully ask […]

  • Monthly Meeting: Transgress Press / Trystan Cotten

    • Date: January 2nd, 2015
    • Subjects:

    Join us for a lively discussion with founder of Transgress Press, Trystan Cotten. Author and Publisher, Trystan Cotten, will talk about the origins of Transgress Press, its book productions and commitment to LGBT and feminist communities. A panel of authors will also read from books they’ve published with the press:  Brice Smith, Helen Boyd, Loree […]