Archive for the ‘News’ Category

  • Dr. Kortney Ziegler: Still Black

    Kortney Ziegler’s award winning film “Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen” will be screened, followed by a talk back with the filmmaker on May 24, 2014 @ 7:00pm – Milwaukee, WI.  Learn more

  • Helen Boyd

    Join guest speaker and author Helen Boyd for a lively reading and discussion of her book “She’s Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband” on April 26, 2014. Learn more!

  • FORGE Applauds New Protections for Transgender, LGBQ Survivors of Violence

    April 9, 2014 Today the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) released its long-awaited FAQs on how it will be implementing the new law forbidding any Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)-funded entity from discriminating on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation. FORGE is extremely pleased with the guidance.  The following summarizes what we […]

  • Huffington Post Article Focuses on Transgender Sexual Violence

    FORGE’s Executive Director michael munson was published by the Huffington Post on April 8, as part of a Sexual Assault Awareness Month series coordinated by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.  The article, “Transgender Sexual Violence Survivors Are Slipping Through the System,” also features four portraits from the FORGE Espavo Project, which features photographs and […]

  • #SAAM Tweets

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Follow us on Twitter (@FORGEForward) to see highlighted FORGE resources, as well as re-tweets from other organizations related to transgender survivors and loved ones.

  • Syd Robinson named in #Trans100

    FORGE Fellow Syd Robinson Honored by Trans 100 FORGE is proud to announce that Syd Robinson, one of FORGE’s eight 2014 Fellows, was listed in this year’s Trans 100, an annual listing of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals from across the country who are actively working to improve the lives of people in the trans […]

  • Webinar: Forensic Exams

    Join us on April 10, 2014 for a free webinar: Medical and Forensic Considerations in Caring for Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors Navigating medical services and advocacy with transgender survivors may be uncharted territory for forensic nurses and advocates.  Transgender sexual assault victims may differ from other survivors in body configurations, high levels of polyvictimization, increased […]

  • Diagnosing Difference – Free Screening

    • Date: April 3rd, 2014
    • Subjects: News

    In conjunction with the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Transgender Health Symposium, FORGE will be sponsoring the screening of Diagnosing Difference on April 16, 2014. Filmmaker Annalise Ophelian’s Diagnosing Difference is a documentary featuring interviews with 13 diverse scholars, activists, and artists who identify on the trans spectrum (transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, and gender variant) about the […]

  • Kellan Baker – Trans Health Matters

    Mark your calendars!  Save the Date! Friday, April 18, 2014 @ 1:00 – 3:00pm Kellan Baker from the Center for American Progress will present trans-specific information about the Affordable Care Act with a focus on how trans health matters.  Come with your questions, concerns, and an open mind.  Tell your friends, your medical and mental […]

  • Free Book! “She’s Not the Man I Married” (Helen Boyd)

    We would call it March Madness but it’s carefully thought out:  Come to FORGE’s March 22nd meeting and you can receive Helen Boyd’s book She’s Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband.  Read it, share it, talk about it with your friends, and then join us at the April 26, 2014 […]