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November 2014

Male Survivor Conference 2014 – Writing to Heal

November 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Writing to Heal: Soothing the soul through words and images Description: Writing to Heal is a dynamic, experiential and reflective writing-based workshop that encourages and allows participants to transform feelings about past abuse, assault or violence into empowered hope. Participants will use writing, art, and movement exercises, leaving with a sense of hope and connection.  All materials provided. Objectives: Explore new ways to process emotions. Gain tools to more effectively navigate traumatic memories. Increase personal empowerment.

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Male Survivor Conference 2014 – Culturally Responsive SA Services

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Supporting Transgender Survivors in Accessing Culturally Responsive Sexual Assault Services Workshop Description: This workshop will provide a base transgender framework, prevalence rates of sexual violence, barriers to accessing services, and unique issues facing transgender survivors. Providers will learn practical steps that will assist them in modifying existing policies and procedures, identifying and lowering barriers to service, improving effective services to transgender survivors. Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Expand transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework 2. Deepen understanding of…

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Strategies for Improving Trans-Police Relations

November 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Registration Open! https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/604406031 Please note your time zone:  (noon-1:30 Pacific, 1-2:30pm Mountain, 2-3:30pm Central, 3-4:30pm Eastern)   Description: In this webinar we’ll look at the ingredients needed for improving and transforming the relationship between trans communities and police departments, and help you map your path to getting there. Using examples from cities that have made progress in this area, you’ll have the chance to better understand your local situation, and what steps you might need to take to advance your…

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Milwaukee LGBT Community Center,
1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor, Milwaukee, WI United States
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Save the date:  More details and partners listed soon. Join FORGE and community partners in marking the Transgender Day of Remembrance. The greater Milwaukee community will be honoring those who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender hate and/or violence on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 6:30pm at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (1110. N Market Street, Second Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202). This is a COMMUNITY event — for the community, of the community, by the community. Part of joining…

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Monthly meeting: Dylan Scholinski

November 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Milwaukee LGBT Community Center,
1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor, Milwaukee, WI United States
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A Day (and evening) with Dylan Scholinski Distinguished artist, author, and public speaker. Recently his award winning book (The Last Time I Wore a Dress: A Memoir – Penguin/Putnam) was listed in the Top 10 Must Reads in Out Magazines first transgender issue. His work not only portrays the anguish of his forced years of hospitalization for being an “inappropriate female,” but also his ultimate triumph. Dylan is the founder/witness for the Sent(a)Mental Project: A Memorial to Suicide. He spends…

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December 2014

Monthly meeting

December 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Milwaukee LGBT Community Center,
1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor, Milwaukee, WI United States
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Save the date! 2014 schedule will be posted soon! Topic: TBA Description: Available soon   Open discussion is from 6:00 – 6:45pm Open discussion is the time to connect connection with fellow Trans+ and SOFFA individuals. This gently facilitated time is especially devoted to exploring the issues you bring in – sharing your experiences and stories, asking questions, seeking referrals, gathering resources. We’ll assure this time will stay focused on your needs, and the discussion you generate.

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