Archive for February, 2016

  • Sharon Davis

      FORGE continues to celebrate Black Trans History Month by honoring Black Trans authors. Sharon Davis is the author of “Finer Specimen of Womanhood: A Transsexual Speaks Out” (1986) [Out of print]. “The aim of my story is to provide courage and offer hope to those human beings caught in bodies their souls cannot accommodate. […]

  • Syd Robinson

      1.For people who don’t already know you, please share a little about yourself, your work, and/or your activism. My name is Syd Robinson. Actor, performer, public speaker. Through my work on Transgender justice advocacy, I was honored with a Trans 100 listing in 2014. Working and acting keep my life pretty busy! Most recently, I […]

  • MCW 3rd Annual Transgender Health Symposium

    • Date: February 9th, 2016
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    TOPIC: EMERGENCY CARE ACCESS Presented by MCW Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People in Medicine (LGBTPM) PFD: 2016-MCW-LGBTPM Symposium   Featured Speakers: 1. Greta Gustava Martela: Co-founder and Executive Director of Trans Lifeline in Chicago. Ms. Martela has drawn on her own experience with suicidality to create a resource that is able to respond to […]

  • Chandi Moore

      1.For people who don’t already know you, please share a little about yourself, your work, and/or your activism. I’m a trans woman of color who enjoys movies and shopping for shoes. I currently work at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles for a trans and gender non conforming program called blush. I do HIV testing […]

  • Tiq Milan

      1.For people who don’t already know you, please share a little about yourself, your work, and/or your activism. I’m a writer and advocate. I’ve worked in and for the lgbt community in different capacities. From media strategy and national spokesperson to a youth mentor and teacher I’ve been heavily involved in the community for […]

  • Bryanna A. Jenkins

      1.For people who don’t already know you, please share a little about yourself, your work, and/or your activism. My name is Bryanna A. Jenkins and I am currently the Executive Director of the Baltimore Transgender Alliance. I founded this organization to give a voice to the Baltimore Transgender Community in the wake of so […]

  • Joshua A Holiday

      1.For people who don’t already know you, please share a little about yourself, your work, and/or your activism. Hello everyone. My name is Joshua A. Holiday. I’m 51 years old. I’ve been involved in activism since I was probably around 5 or younger. My mom was union person, in NYC, and she always attended […]

  • Tona Brown

      1.For people who don’t already know you, please share a little about yourself, your work, and/or your activism. My name is Tona Brown a violinist, opera singer and advocate for transgender equality and visibility.   I am known by most for being transgender woman of color to headline at Carnegie Hall and to perform for […]

  • Kylar Broadus

      1.For people who don’t already know you, please share a little about yourself, your work, and/or your activism. I never planned activism as a career and had no idea I would still be doing this work. I was inspired to do it because I came out in a time when we were less visible […]

  • Andrea Jenkins, M.A., M.F.A.

      1.For people who don’t already know you, please share a little about yourself, your work, and/or your activism. Andrea Jenkins is an Award winning poet and writer. Most recently was awarded a Bush Fellowship and a Fellowship in the Cultural Community Leadership Institute at Intermedia Arts and sponsored by the Bush Foundation and named […]