Archive for January, 2017

  • Parents of trans kids support group

    • Date: January 25th, 2017
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    MKE Parents of Trans Kids is a group of parents and caregivers supporting each other on our individual journeys of love, acceptance, and advocacy for our school-aged gender non-binary, transgender and non-conforming children. We meet monthly on the 3rd Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Supportive, gently facilitated meetings offer parents and adult family members the […]

  • Parents of trans kids support group

    • Date: January 25th, 2017
    • Subjects:

    MKE Parents of Trans Kids is a group of parents and caregivers supporting each other on our individual journeys of love, acceptance, and advocacy for our school-aged gender non-binary, transgender and non-conforming children. We meet monthly on the 3rd Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Supportive, gently facilitated meetings offer parents and adult family members the […]

  • Parents of trans kids support group

    • Date: January 25th, 2017
    • Subjects:

    MKE Parents of Trans Kids is a group of parents and caregivers supporting each other on our individual journeys of love, acceptance, and advocacy for our school-aged gender non-binary, transgender and non-conforming children. We meet monthly on the 3rd Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Supportive, gently facilitated meetings offer parents and adult family members the […]

  • Volunteer Training

    • Date: January 25th, 2017
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    Serving Trans Survivors of Crime Ready to do more to help fellow trans community members survive and thrive? Join FORGE’s Volunteer Corps.  This will be our first training meeting. Watch this space or FORGE’s social media for more details, or call 414-559-2123.

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting– Lou Sullivan: Daring To Be A Man Among Men

    Book Launch with author Brice Smith Join us for the official book launch of Brice D. Smith’s heart-wrenchingly inspirational biography Lou Sullivan: Daring To Be A Man Among Men. Hear him share his experiences reclaiming one of the most tragically overlooked people in LGBT history. Ask Brice anything and have him sign your copy of […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: Learning to Tell Your Story

    • Date: January 25th, 2017
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    Description: With the start of the new year comes statements from Wisconsin lawmakers who intend to introduce legislation limiting the rights and freedoms of transgender and non-binary Wisconsinites.  More than ever, your story is needed.  In this workshop you will learn how to craft an effective story about the impact this and similar efforts have […]

  • Listening Session

    • Date: January 25th, 2017
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    Life has changed, there’s no doubt about it. In our new and rapidly evolving political and social world, what is it that trans and non-binary people and SOFFAs (Significant Others, Friends, Family and Allies) need now? For 23 years now FORGE has offered monthly meetings, arranged additional special events, and cooperated in numerous LGBT community […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: “Being ‘Crazy’ versus Being Oppressed”

    • Date: January 25th, 2017
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    “Being ‘Crazy’ versus Being Oppressed: Why Trans People Experience Higher Rates of Mental Health Concerns and What You Can Do About It.” Description: Trans people are inundated with messages from others — including being called “crazy.”  Many internalize this charged word and fear its implications.  Others may internalize the stigma related to mental health. Trans […]

  • Sheltering Non-Binary Survivors

    • Date: January 8th, 2017
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    The latest numbers show that non-binary individuals – those who do not identify as either male or female – now comprise the majority of the transgender community. FORGE’s other two webinars in this series – Sheltering Trans Women and Sheltering Trans Men – will help guide you with placement into sex-segregated or gender integrated communal […]

  • Sheltering Trans Men

    • Date: January 8th, 2017
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    Whether your shelter is sex-segregated, gender-integrated, or not set up with a traditional communal-living model, sheltering trans men requires thinking in some new ways. This 90-minute webinar uses three case studies to illustrate how placement decisions can be made. Includes a section on preventing and confronting bias.