Archive for May, 2015

  • Monthly Meeting: Self defense and confidence (with Joey Clark)

    • Date: May 23rd, 2015
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    Many of us don’t always feel safe on the street. Long-time FORGE member 2015 Fellow, Joey Clark, will teach moves and tactics that can help people get out of holds if they are grabbed, use their own body as a defensive weapon, and learn where an attacker is most vulnerable. Go home feeling stronger and […]

  • Beyond The Binary: Skills for Working with Trans DV/SA Survivors – Helena, MT

    • Date: May 12th, 2015
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    Description: Are you ready for a full day of interactive, fast-paced, thought-provoking, research-based training focused on how to better serve transgender survivors of violence? By the end of the day, you will have an expanded vernacular and conceptual framework, specifically in how they apply to transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender non-binary sexual and domestic violence […]

  • Beyond The Binary: Skills for Working with Trans DV/SA Survivors – Missoula, MT

    • Date: May 12th, 2015
    • Subjects:

    Description: Are you ready for a full day of interactive, fast-paced, thought-provoking, research-based training focused on how to better serve transgender survivors of violence? By the end of the day, you will have an expanded vernacular and conceptual framework, specifically in how they apply to transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender non-binary sexual and domestic violence […]

  • Beyond The Binary: Skills for Working with Trans DV/SA Survivors – Billings, MT

    • Date: May 12th, 2015
    • Subjects:

    Description: Are you ready for a full day of interactive, fast-paced, thought-provoking, research-based training focused on how to better serve transgender survivors of violence? By the end of the day, you will have an expanded vernacular and conceptual framework, specifically in how they apply to transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender non-binary sexual and domestic violence […]

  • Let’s Talk About It: A Transgender Survivor’s Guide to Accessing Therapy

    Let’s Talk About It!  While many transgender people see individual therapists, choosing and working with a therapist can be more complex for the half of transgender people who are also sexual assault survivors. This 107-page guide addresses many of the specific questions trans survivors ask: how to decide if therapy is right for you and, […]

  • New Guide for Transgender Survivors Accessing Therapy

    In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, FORGE is proud to announce the online publication of Let’s Talk About It! A Transgender Survivor’s Guide to Accessing Therapy, available at http://forge-forward.org/wp-content/docs/Lets-Talk-Therapist-Guide.pdf. This 107-page document is a groundbreaking guide aimed specifically at transgender survivors of sexual assault (50-66% of all trans people have experienced sexual assault) but […]

  • Women’s Discussion Group & Espavo Project Photos – Harrisburg, PA

    • Date: May 2nd, 2015
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    Title: The Espavo Photo Narrative Project:  Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming and Gender Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Violence Description: Most people are aware of how women are harmed by sexual violence, but what does sexual assault look like in the transgender community?  In conjunction with the Espavo Project portraits of sexual violence survivors who are trans*, gender […]