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Power and control tactics specific to trans people
April 11, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
[Recorded on April 11, 2013 @ 2:00 – 3:30pm Central]
Power and control tactics are often a central framework for discussing intimate partner violence. This webinar will guide participants through detailed trans-specific power and control tactics both used against transgender/gender non-conforming individuals, as well as those that trans* people use against their partners(s).
- Trans-Specific Power and Control Tactics (handout)
- Power and Privilege (article)
michael munson is the co-founder and Executive Director of FORGE, an organization focused on improving the lives of transgender individuals by building stronger connections, providing resources, and empowering growth through knowledge. His educational background is in psychology, with an emphasis in trauma. Munson’s work on violence against transgender and gender non-conforming individuals is groundbreaking, stressing the intersectionality between complex components of identity, experience, and societal constructs that can both spur violence, as well as catalyze healing for individuals and communities. He is passionate about engaging professionals to embrace these complexities and learn key skills to better serve their clients/constituents.
Loree Cook-Daniels has been training about and working on policy changes to better address the needs of members of the transgender community since 1995. Prior to that, she worked for more than a decade on elder abuse and domestic violence issues. The two came together in 2004, when FORGE founded its Transgender Sexual Violence Project.
This project was supported by Grant No. 2011-TA-AX-K121 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.