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October 2016

Parents of trans kids support group

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

MKE Parents of Trans Kids is a group of parents and caregivers supporting each other on our individual journeys of love, acceptance, and advocacy for our school-aged gender non-binary, transgender and non-conforming children. We meet monthly on the 3rd Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Supportive, gently facilitated meetings offer parents and adult family members the opportunity to share their successes, concerns, and stories of challenges and resilience. This space also provides a forum to learn from others, ask questions, seek…

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Violence and Trauma in the Trans Community: Practical Skills for Service Providers

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
VCU Student Commons,
907 Floyd Ave.
Richmond, VA 23284 United States
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(download PDF flyer) Description: This fast-paced, 3-hour, interactive workshop will encourage attendees to expand their existing framework associated with trans language, as well as theoretical concepts and approaches to working with transgender survivors. Trans-specific research will highlight the extent and kinds of violence and trauma transgender and non-binary people experience, exploring the long-term behavioral, cognitive, and service resistance consequences. Attendees will leave with concrete and practical skills that will easily translate into what they can do to help trans survivors…

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The Brain on Trauma: Understanding Violence’s Consequences on our Mind, Body, and Community

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
VCU Student Commons,
907 Floyd Ave.
Richmond, VA 23284 United States
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Description: Trans and non-binary people experience bullying, harassment, abuse, assault and hate violence at alarmingly high rates.  Living through traumatic experiences doesn't mean people have an understanding of how these experiences impact daily life. This workshop will translate the characteristics and complexity of short and long term traumatic responses into user-friendly language, allowing attendees to recognize the signs of trauma in their own life and in others'.  Tools, skills, and interactive exercises will allow participants to identify where (and how)…

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Experiencing Peace

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
VCU Student Commons,
907 Floyd Ave.
Richmond, VA 23284 United States
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Description: This experiential workshop will gently guide participants through a selection of trauma-informed exercises designed to promote well-being. Some exercises will be done solo, while others will be more interactive. Everyone can choose to participate or just witness at all times. Treat yourself to kindness, community, and creativity!

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Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: No formal meeting

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Milwaukee LGBT Community Center,
1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
Milwaukee, WI United States
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October is the month of the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival.  We encourage you to attend films, engage in conversation about them, and connect with friends and other film-goers. Check back for more info.     What’s the purpose of FORGE’s Milwaukee Monthly Meetings? Share information on pre-selected subjects. [Ideas for discussions, speakers, books, films, and panels are initiated by group recommendations and facilitator suggestions. With only 12 monthly meetings per year, these topics only touch a small number of areas…

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November 2016

Parents of trans kids support group

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

MKE Parents of Trans Kids is a group of parents and caregivers supporting each other on our individual journeys of love, acceptance, and advocacy for our school-aged gender non-binary, transgender and non-conforming children. We meet monthly on the 3rd Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Supportive, gently facilitated meetings offer parents and adult family members the opportunity to share their successes, concerns, and stories of challenges and resilience. This space also provides a forum to learn from others, ask questions, seek…

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Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: TBA

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Milwaukee LGBT Community Center,
1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
Milwaukee, WI United States
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Check back for more info.   What’s the purpose of FORGE’s Milwaukee Monthly Meetings? Share information on pre-selected subjects. Provide support for people who attend. [All people who are interested in trans and…

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December 2016

Parents of trans kids support group

December 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

MKE Parents of Trans Kids is a group of parents and caregivers supporting each other on our individual journeys of love, acceptance, and advocacy for our school-aged gender non-binary, transgender and non-conforming children. We meet monthly on the 3rd Sunday from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Supportive, gently facilitated meetings offer parents and adult family members the opportunity to share their successes, concerns, and stories of challenges and resilience. This space also provides a forum to learn from others, ask questions, seek…

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Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: No formal meeting

December 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Milwaukee LGBT Community Center,
1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
Milwaukee, WI United States
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We encourage you to connect with friends, family (of origin or chosen) during this busy month. There are opportunities within the LGBTQ community and around Milwaukee (and other cities) for connection.

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