Archive for the ‘National Events’ Category

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • National Sexual Assault Conference

    Opening the Doors to Transgender Victims of Crime At least 50% of transgender individuals are survivors of sexual assault: does your agency know how to reach and serve them?  FORGE staff will present data from a 2011 study of 1052 transgender respondents on their barriers to accessing crime victim services, beliefs and fears about seeking […]

  • Philadelphia Trans Health Conference

    Translating Trauma: A user-friendly guide to understanding and healing Session description: Trans* and gender non-conforming people experience bullying, harassment, abuse, assault and hate violence at alarmingly high rates.  Trans* people whose identities intersect with race, age, class, incarceration history, dis/ability, and others, often experience the highest rates of violence.  Living through trauma doesn’t mean people […]

  • American Society on Aging: Resilience and Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults

    The Health Report: Resilience and Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults and Caregivers Friday March 30, 2012: 8:00 AM  – 9:30 AM Description This session will provide critical knowledge on health and aging of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults and caregivers. Based on the first ever national project funded by NIH/NIA, findings reveal […]

  • Creating Change

  • New Beginnings Initiative

    Fall 2011 Membership Meeting.

  • National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training

    National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training – Des Moines, Iowa Topics covered in the training curricula include: Culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults Why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services Best practices, policy and practice areas for increasing inclusiveness and safety for LGBT older adults […]

  • National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training

    National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training — Iowa City, Iowa Topics covered in the training curricula include: Culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults Why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services Best practices, policy and practice areas for increasing inclusiveness and safety for LGBT older adults […]