Archive for June, 2016

  • FORGE receives grant from Raliance

    June 30, 2016 michael munson, Executive Director AskFORGE [at] forge-forward [dot] org PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORGE Receives $49,911 in funding to develop resources on providing gender-inclusive support groups for diverse sexual assault survivors Grant from Raliance, New Collaborative Initiative to End Sexual Violence in One Generation [Milwaukee, WI]– FORGE has been selected to […]

  • Gender, Sexuality, and 21st Century Policing: Protecting the Rights of LGBTQ+ People

    • Date: June 18th, 2016
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    The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) is holding a forum entitled “Gender, Sexuality, and 21st Century Policing: Protecting the Rights of LGBTQ+ People.” This forum will bring together police executives, subject matter experts, and advocates from across the country to discuss specific strategies, best practices and policies related to policing and the […]

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

    • Date: June 18th, 2016
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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 […]

  • Balancing Trauma: Building a Trauma-Informed Artist’s Life (GO 2016)

    • Date: June 18th, 2016
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    Workshop at Gender Odyssey Conference Description: Trauma, whether it is from childhood abuse, losing a job, sexual violence, ableism, compassion fatigue, etc. can inform the ways that we structure our lives.  We build coping techniques that we may or may not be helpful and we do so in order to protect ourselves from future and/or […]

  • Talking About the Sex You Want, Need, and Desire (GO 2016)

    • Date: June 18th, 2016
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    Gender Odyssey workshop! Description: Getting the sex you want often starts with being able to express what you want — verbally or non-verbally.  Many people are concerned about how to disclose (or not disclose) not only their trans status, history, or body but also other aspects of who they are (disability, self-image concerns, HIV status, […]

  • Milwaukee Vigil for Orlando

    • Date: June 13th, 2016
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    All Milwaukeeans are invited to join in community to honor the victims of the mass shootings in Orlando. Let us come together and be a force of love and solidarity to demonstrate that we oppose these senseless acts of violence against the LGBTQ community and all communities. Gather at the south end of City Hall […]

  • Milwaukee Vigil for Orlando

    All Milwaukeeans are invited to join in community to honor the victims of the mass shootings in Orlando. Let us come together and be a force of love and solidarity to demonstrate that we oppose these senseless acts of violence against the LGBTQ community and all communities. Gather at the south end of City Hall […]