Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting — Therapist Panel

    Choosing a therapist can feel daunting. FORGE will try to make it easier by hosting a panel of local therapists with significant experience working with transgender and non-binary individuals and loved ones. Through a moderated discussion, each provider will talk about their approaches and experience, as well as answer participants’ questions. If you are in […]

  • Barriers to LGBTQ Empowerment: Dialogue to Action (Alverno)

    It takes brave people and open hearts to uncover and challenge the social systems prohibiting full inclusion. LGBTQ people (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) and allies face discriminatory obstacles every day, in terms of healthcare, legal services, family and adoption advocacy, housing and employment, and more. They face threats of violence where they live, work, […]

  • 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 meeting: Trans and Queer Zines

    Description: Trans and Queer Zines Workshop. Come explore trans* zines and DIY print media and learn to make your own. This hands-on workshop will focus on self-publishing our lives and experiences and making our own media as both artifact and resistance. [All materials will be provided.] Speaker/facilitator: Milo, co-founder of the Queer Zine Archive Project, […]

  • MFF: My Prairie Home

    Canada| 2013 | 77 MIN | DIR: Chelsea McMullan Friday, September 26 | 10:00 PM Landmark Oriental Sunday, September 28 | 10:00 PM Landmark Oriental Friday, October 03 | 4:30 PM Fox-Bay   Simultaneously a look into the life of transgender singer-songwriter Rae Spoon (who uses the gender-neutral pronoun “they”) as well as a celebration […]

  • Transgender Day of Remembrance

    Join FORGE and community partners in marking the Transgender Day of Remembrance. The greater Milwaukee community will be honoring those who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender hate and/or violence on Monday, November 22, 2013 at 6:30pm at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (1110. N Market Street, Second Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202). This is […]

  • Web Forum: Violence Against Trans* People

    Join Rebecca Waggoner (OutFront Minnesota Anti-Violence Project) and michael munson (FORGE) on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 (1:00-2:00pm Central) for an interactive web forum focused on violence against transgender individuals. The Forum, sponsored by the Office for Victims of Crime, offers professionals who work with victims of crime the opportunity to ask specific questions about the […]

  • Living Long Term (support meeting)

    Description: Join us for a moderated panel discussion of individuals who are living long term.  There will be ample time for attendees to ask panelists specific questions and begin a dialogue that will continue later in the evening when we break into our usual roundtable discussion format.    Topics that may emerge include: implications of […]

  • Transgender Day of Remembrance

  • Male Survivor Conference: A world of Healing

    13th International Male Survivor Conference www.malesurvivor.org   Friday, November 16,  3:30 am – 5:00 pm Workshop Title: Soothing the soul through words, images, and experiential learning (Survivors and Loved Ones) Workshop Description: Soothing the Soul is a dynamic, experiential and reflective writing-based workshop that encourages and allows participants to transform feelings about past abuse, assault […]