Archive for January, 2016

  • Serving Trans Survivors: A 101 for Advocates

    • Date: January 26th, 2016
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      [Note: This webinar is a repeat of Serving Trans Survivors: A 101 for Advocates presented on January 27, 2016.  Please feel free to join us again, or for the first time!] [Note: This webinar will be closed captioned and updated within a week of the initial recording.] Description: This fast-paced webinar is designed to […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: No formal meeting

    • Date: January 17th, 2016
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    We encourage you to connect with friends, family (of origin or chosen) during this busy month. There are opportunities within the LGBTQ community and around Milwaukee (and other cities) for connection.

  • No Monthly Milwaukee Meeting

    • Date: January 17th, 2016
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    There will be no formal monthly FORGE support meeting on November 26, 2016. Instead, we encourage you to attend the free 15th Annual RCPC ThanksgivingFest & Potluck at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (1110 N Market St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202).  Fun and games start at 1:00pm; the potluck begins at 4:00pm.  Learn more about the […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: No formal meeting

    • Date: January 17th, 2016
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    October is the month of the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival.  We encourage you to attend films, engage in conversation about them, and connect with friends and other film-goers. Check back for more info.     What’s the purpose of FORGE’s Milwaukee Monthly Meetings? Share information on pre-selected subjects. [Ideas for discussions, speakers, books, films, and […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: Voting While Trans in Wisconsin

    • Date: January 17th, 2016
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    There has seldom been a U.S. Presidential election where so much seems at stake. Don’t let Wisconsin’s Voter ID law scare you into giving up the one vote (voice) you have in what will happen to all of us over the next four years. Wisconsin ACLU’s Senior Staff Attorney Karyn L. Rotker will be our […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: Trans wellness – body and mind

    • Date: January 17th, 2016
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    Description:  A look into how we, as trans+ individuals, can incorporate mental and physical self-care into our daily lives and strive towards wellness and joy! Presenters: Caleb Weinhardt is a Sophomore at Shorewood High School, and enjoys music and acting. He has been involved in volunteer work for FORGE and Pridefest, and has done community […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: “Our Trans Family”

    • Date: January 17th, 2016
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    Our Trans Family is a project to capture images of transgender people and their family.  The purpose is to create an awareness of the breadth and complexity of people who love and support each other.   Our hope is that this type of project will create a better more realistic understanding of the trans community. Each […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: Speak-Out — Stories of Hope and Resiliency

    • Date: January 17th, 2016
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    Orlando. HB2. Westboro Baptist Church. People who have never met a trans person telling us who we are. It’s easy to see those who oppose, hate, or simply don’t know who we are but feel free to offer a negative opinion anyway. On Saturday June 25th , 2016 we are going to create a counter-wave […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: Trans Pride

    • Date: January 17th, 2016
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    Pride season is just around the corner.   Join others in the community on Saturday, May 28, 2016 to discuss what Pride means to you.  For some people in the trans, non-binary, and loved ones community(ies), we gladly join with our LGBQ siblings in celebrating.  For others, Pride doesn’t feel relevant or necessary to our identities […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: Trans wellness — body and mind

    • Date: January 17th, 2016
    • Subjects:

    Description: A look into how we, as trans+ individuals, can incorporate mental and physical self care into our daily lives and strive towards wellness and joy! Presenters: Caleb Weinhardt is a Sophomore at Shorewood High School, and enjoys music and acting. He has been involved in volunteer work for FORGE and Pridefest, and has done […]