Archive for August, 2015

  • Know Your Rights!

    Violence against women, gender-based violence, sexual assault, domestic violence, intimate partner violence…no matter what it’s called, if a victim service gets any of its funding from the federal government, you as a transgender or non-binary person have a right to access equal services.  This document explains your rights and how to file complaints.

  • Dr. Alberto Roque Guerra

    • Date: August 27th, 2015
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    A Historical Perspective on LGBT Rights in Cuba and Current Challenges Please join us for a special presentation by Dr. Alberto Roque Guerra, Cuban Physician and Gay Activist, on 9/2/15 at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center at 7:00 p.m., located at 1110 N. Market St. Second Floor, Milwaukee WI 53202. Dr. Roque coordinated Cuba’s medical […]

  • NSAC 2015: Transgender Bodies/Psyches: Medically Navigating (and advocating for) Trans Survivors

    • Date: August 27th, 2015
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    We look forward to seeing you at the 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference, September 2 – 4 in Los Angeles, CA. Workshop Title Transgender Bodies/Psyches: Medically Navigating (and advocating for) Trans Survivors Workshop Description: Navigating medical services and advocacy with transgender survivors may be uncharted territory for forensic nurses and advocates. Through expanding transgender conceptual […]

  • NSAC 2015: Expanding LGBTQ Access – VAWA’s New Non-Discrimination Provisions

    • Date: August 27th, 2015
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    We look forward to seeing you at the 2015 National Sexual Assault Conference, September 2 – 4 in Los Angeles, CA. Workshop Title Expanding LGBTQ Access – VAWA’s New Non-Discrimination Provisions Workshop Description: On March 7, 2013, after years of advocacy, President Obama signed the re-authorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which included non-discrimination provisions […]

  • Complex Communities, Simple Solutions: Making a difference for transgender sexual violence survivors

    • Date: August 15th, 2015
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    Description: This fast-paced training will stimulate attendees to expand their conceptual framework(s) about transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender non-binary survivors of sexual violence. Trans-specific research will highlight barriers to accessing services, as well as the unique challenges trans survivors face. Data will also guide discussion on how service providers, peers, and systems can lower barriers, […]

  • US Trans Survey Event

    • Date: August 13th, 2015
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    What: Take the 2015 U.S.Trans Survey Who: Trans, genderqueer, and nonbinary people age 18+ When: August 22, 2015, 5:00 – 9:30pm Where: Milwaukee LGBT Community Center The 2015 U.S. Trans Survey (USTS) is the follow up to the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, the largest survey ever devoted to the lives and experiences of trans people. The […]

  • Finding Masculinity – Book event with editors

    • Date: August 13th, 2015
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    Please join us on Sunday, August 16, 2015 @ noon for an engaging discussion, book reading, and questions with Finding Masculinity: Female to Male Transition in Adulthood editors Alexander Walker and Emmett J.P. Lundberg. Get a FREE copy of the book! (Just send an email to tgwarrior [at] forge-forward [dot] org to request your copy […]

  • Serving Transgender Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence

    Hosted by the Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Register today! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8637252443190465537   Date: August 19, 2015.  10:00 – 11:30am Central. Description: This fast-paced training will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender and gender non-conforming survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. […]

  • Serving Transgender Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence Webinar

    • Date: August 4th, 2015
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    Before viewing, please download the accompanying worksheet: Worksheet: Serving Trans Survivors – Webinar – August 19, 2015   Resources: Printable documents: Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services Safety Planning: A Guide for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals who are experiencing intimate partner violence Trans-specific Power and Control Tactics Other related recorded webinars: Working with rural […]

  • Espavo Gallery Exhibit – NSAC 2015

    • Date: August 4th, 2015
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    The Espavo Gallery will be displayed at the National Sexual Assault Conference, September 2-3, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Espavo, means “Thank you for taking your power back.” The Espavo Project is a photographic and narrative project developed by FORGE and designed to increase personal healing and empowerment for trans, gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals, and […]