Archive for March, 2015

  • Espavo photo shoot (Santa Monica Beach, CA)

    • Date: March 24th, 2015
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    FORGE welcomes Kerri Cecil as our newest photographer for the Espavo Project. Kerri will be hosting multiple photo sessions in the Los Angeles, CA area. We encourage trans (including all under the broad transgender umbrella), gender non-conforming and loved ones who have experienced sexual violence to take part in this photographic and narrative project, with […]

  • Espavo Photo shoot – Balboa Park (San Diego, CA)

    • Date: March 24th, 2015
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    FORGE welcomes Kerri Cecil as our newest photographer for the Espavo Project. Kerri will be hosting multiple photo sessions in the Los Angeles, CA area. We encourage trans (including all under the broad transgender umbrella), gender non-conforming and loved ones who have experienced sexual violence to take part in this photographic and narrative project, with […]

  • Changing in the Blink of an Eye: Public Policy Affecting Transgender Elders

    • Date: March 23rd, 2015
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    @ The American Society on Aging Conference Description: The U.S. has never seen a stigmatized minority achieve policy advances as fast as the transgender community has over the past half-decade. Using a fun game show presentation style, this fast-paced training will teach you what you need to know to help your transgender elder clients access […]

  • Maximum Impact! Finding Intersections to Make Older Lives Better

    • Date: March 23rd, 2015
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    Presented by SAGE’s National Resource Center on LGBT Aging. With the most diverse aging generation that the U.S. has ever seen comes a challenge to all of us who are working to improve the lives of older adults. Using a highly interactive format with roundtables, presentations and small group work, SAGE’s National Resource Center on […]

  • Respected and Whole: Preventing Anti‐LGBT Bias in Aging Organizations

    Wishing for an organizational environment in which stereotyping, bullying, and bias have no place doesn’t make it so: it takes intention, consistency, and collaborative problem-solving. This innovative paper lays out ideas for creating and maintaining an environment in which everyone – LGBT or not – can feel “respected and whole.” Written specifically with aging organizations […]

  • Trans* Identity and Intimate Partner Violence

    • Date: March 6th, 2015
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    Description: This workshop will provide an overview of general terms used in trans* communities, a broad understanding of the trans* experience, and basic information about providing trans* affirming care for providers of intimate partner violence services. Presenters: Nell Gaither, michael munson Conference: Conference on Crimes Against Women, Dallas, TX

  • VAWA non-discrimination provisions: An overview…

    • Date: March 6th, 2015
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    …of how your organization can make concrete, effective changes to better serve transgender clients Description: The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 added a grant condition that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Many providers and grantees working with survivors have questions about what these new conditions mean […]

  • Ending Trans Domestic Violence Murders

    March 5, 2015 Already in this past few months of this year, an unconscionable and seemingly growing number of transwomen, especially trans women of color, have been murdered in the U.S., a fact that is deeply – and rightfully – upsetting to our community. Circumstance behind a number of these murders seem to be rooted […]

  • Free Book! Manning Up

    Attend the Saturday, March 7, 2015’s Black Trans Panel and pick up your free copy of Transgress Press book MANNING UP: Transsexual Men on Finding Brotherhood, Family & Themselves. Read it and attend the March 28, 2015 monthly meeting, where managing editor of Transgress Press, Trystan Cotten, will be present to speak about publishing, writing, […]

  • Black Trans Panel: A trans-masculine perspective

    In honor of Black History Month, FORGE will host a panel discussion with Black Trans*/Gender Non-Conforming community leaders to speak on their experiences, activism and vision. Panelists come a from a variety of experience, age, and organizations. Learn more… Panelists: Jesse White, Lee Jonathan Williams, and others TBA; moderated by FORGE Fellow Syd Robbie Let […]