Archive for the ‘News’ Category

  • 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! https://www.jwi.org/calendar/webinar-working-with-transgender-survivors 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! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7695612006358836483 Description: This webinar will explore two common support services for domestic violence survivors that are […]

  • #SAAM 2016 Umbrella Coloring Page Design Contest

    Download a printable flyer: 2017 #SAAM Lighthouse Coloring Competition About #SAAM April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#SAAM). Every year, FORGE[1] (a national transgender anti-violence organization), focuses our social media efforts on raising public awareness about sexual violence specific to transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary individuals, loved ones, and communities. We know that: Victim service […]

  • 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, […]

  • Making a Difference

    Since the election and inauguration of President Donald Trump, many Americans are realizing that they can no longer ignore their government’s actions: democracy demands involvement. If this describes you, here are some ways to learn more about what you can do to influence your elected officials, and how you can find others to work with […]

  • 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 […]