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  • 2018 #SAAM Coloring Design Contest Winners

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#SAAM). Every year, FORGE (a national transgender anti-violence organization), focuses our social media efforts on raising public awareness about sexual violence specific to transgender, gender-diverse, and non-binary individuals, loved ones, and communities. We are excited to announce the 2018 #SAAM Coloring Design Contest winners. We encourage you to color […]

  • #SAAM2018 #TransToo Coloring Page Design Contest

      Download a printable flyer: SAAM coloring contest 2018 About #SAAM April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#SAAM).  Every year, FORGE (a national transgender anti-violence organization), focuses our social media efforts on raising public awareness about sexual violence specific to transgender, gender-diverse, and non-binary individuals, loved ones, and communities. We know that: Victim service providers benefit […]

  • Gender Expression Donation Project

    At FORGE we know that many trans/non-binary folks unfortunately face disproportionately higher rates of discrimination, victimization, and often as a result, incarceration.  In addition to overcoming their emotional trauma, survivors routinely face the costly task of having to rebuild many of the basic necessities of their lives. We are asking folks to please consider purchasing […]

  • #GivingTuesday 2017

    ABOUT FORGE Transgender and non-binary individuals and loved ones all too often need help healing from violence and trauma. FORGE is the nation’s leading transgender anti-violence organization. Since 1994 we have provided free and accessible self-help materials, connected survivors to resources in their area, and worked to empower individuals and communities. You can help us […]

  • Beyond the Letters: The ABCs of Working with LGBTQ Survivors (NCVC)

    A workshop at the 2017 National Center for Victims of Crime Conference https://victimsofcrime.org/ Description: We all have many identities and experiences that make us who we are. This is true for LGBTQ victims or crime, as well. This session will review core information about who LGBTQ survivors are, including prevalence and other victimization data. An […]

  • Bathrooms, Bullies, and Bystanders (NCVC)

    A workshop at the 2017 National Center for Victims of Crime Conference https://victimsofcrime.org/ Description: Restrictive legislation is limiting the basic right of transgender and non-binary individuals to use public bathrooms and locker rooms. Additionally, youth and adults, politicians and citizens, parents and teachers, atheists and people of faith, (and even some victim service providers) are […]

  • Serving Trans/Non-binary SA and IPV Survivors (PTHC)

    A workshop at the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference Workshop Description: More than half of transgender and non-binary individuals have survived sexual assault, and at least a third have experienced intimate partner violence. Trans and non-binary survivors thrive best when working with mental health providers who are able to use their existing clinical knowledge and tap […]

  • Serving Transgender Survivors: Exploring Deeper Solutions (Amarillo, TX)

    A 2 day training sponsored by the Family Support Services of Amarillo, TX [Learn about day 1 here] FREE!  Register today: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/core-skills-to-effectively-work-with-transgender-survivors-with-michael-munson-tickets-36615911176?aff=es2 Description: Building on day one (Core Skills to Effectively Work with Transgender Survivors), the curriculum will be geared more towards advocates, therapists, other staff working at sexual assault or domestic violence-focused agencies.  Participants […]

  • Core Skills to Effectively Work with Transgender Survivors (Amarillo, TX)

    A training sponsored by the Family Support Services of Amarillo, Texas [Learn about day 2 here] FREE!  Register today: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/core-skills-to-effectively-work-with-transgender-survivors-with-michael-munson-tickets-36615911176?aff=es2 Description: A fast-paced, interactive day focused on improving skills for law enforcement, medical and forensic staff, advocates, therapists, campus and other victim service staff in effectively working with transgender survivors. The day will cover core […]

  • PrideFest Health and Wellness

    FORGE is once against a co-sponsor of the Health and Wellness area at Milwaukee Pride. The “Exercising Pride: PrideFest Health & Wellness” area was created as a space to increase the visibility of LGBTQ non-profit organizations and programs and to showcase their robustness and viability. Each booth has fun and creative activities that engage participants […]