Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

  • Transgender Domestic Violence: Developing New Strategies to Assist Survivors (panel)

    • Date: May 2nd, 2017
    • Subjects: Featured

    Since the rise of the Battered Women’s Movement in the 1970s, the United States has been at the forefront of providing legal protection and services to survivors of domestic violence. Unfortunately, transgender communities remain largely ignored by this movement. Research indicates that, despite experiencing similar or higher rates of domestic violence as compared to the […]

  • Moving Trans-Inclusive Theory into Action: Practical Skills for Supporting Trans Survivors

    • Date: May 2nd, 2017
    • Subjects: Featured

    OAITH Provincial Training Day. A day of training in Toronto, Ontario sponsored by the Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses.   Training outline: Creating a solid foundation Trans/non-binary: Identifying who we are including Foundational frameworks Setting the stage with data 3 broad barriers Language Spaces (Curious) Questions Safety planning and harm reduction Trans-specific considerations […]

  • Research and Policy Symposium on LGBTQ Aging

    • Date: May 2nd, 2017
    • Subjects: Featured

    The LGBT Social Science & Public Policy Center presents a research and policy symposium on LGBTQ aging which will bring together experts in the fields of LGBTQ aging and policy to lay the groundwork for policymakers, service providers, and researchers to better understand the relevant issues affecting LGBT older adults. There are an estimated 2.7 […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting — Rights, Realities, and Resilience in the age of Trump

    • Date: May 2nd, 2017
    • Subjects: Featured

    Description: What are the rights of trans / non-binary people when stopped by police? What should I do if my ID doesn’t match my gender (when an officer stops me or in other situations)? Can I use the bathroom that aligns with my gender? What are the legal implications? “Walking While Trans” really is a […]

  • SAAM Trans Lighthouse Coloring Pages

    Color! In March we held the second annual contest inviting artists to create a lighthouse-themed image that people could color during Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#SAAM). We are very pleased to share the top 4 submissions with you.  Choose whichever one(s) you like best, color, and upload your creation to social media during April. Please […]

  • 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 […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting — Coloring, Cookies, and Conversation

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and FORGE has a new coloring contest winner! Join us for a relaxing, low-key, restorative event where your job will simply be to color inside – and/or outside! – the lines. We’ll have cookies and at least two tables: a Quiet Table where people can color accompanied by only […]

  • 12 things you can do for Transgender Day of Visibility

    Download a poster with all 12 suggestions: TDOV 2017 poster The Transgender Day of Visibility (#TDOV) occurs every March 31st to celebrate and recognize trans and non-binary people, issues, and communities. Trans and non-binary people or loved ones don’t need disclose their transness in order to mark this day. It is a day for all […]

  • Working with Transgender Survivors: Core Information for Domestic Violence and Allied Professionals (webinar)

    A webinar with JWI.  Register today! Description: This fast-paced webinar is designed to assist domestic violence advocates and other victim service providers in better serving transgender survivors. Many providers are committed to serving transgender clients, but seek additional information in order to provide more competent and sensitive services. This webinar will primarily focus on […]

  • Integrating Transgender Survivors into Shelter and Support Groups (Webinar)

    A co-sponsored webinar with FORGE and JWI. This training is the second of two webinars. For information on the first webinar — Working with Transgender Survivors: Core Information for Domestic Violence and Allied Professionals — contact JWI. Register today! Description: This webinar will explore two common support services for domestic violence survivors that are […]