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  • Serving Transgender Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence

    Hosted by the Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Register today! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8637252443190465537   Date: August 19, 2015.  10:00 – 11:30am Central. Description: This fast-paced training will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender and gender non-conforming survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. […]

  • CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: HOME: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY

    CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: HOME: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY Edited by michael munson and Loree Cook-Daniels Due: October 31, 2015 More than one-quarter of couples with one or more trans partners – indeed, one-quarter of all U.S. couples – experience intimate partner violence (physical, emotional, financial, and/or sexual abuse by one or both partners […]

  • New Guide for Transgender Survivors Accessing Therapy

    In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, FORGE is proud to announce the online publication of Let’s Talk About It! A Transgender Survivor’s Guide to Accessing Therapy, available at https://forge-forward.org/wp-content/docs/Lets-Talk-Therapist-Guide.pdf. This 107-page document is a groundbreaking guide aimed specifically at transgender survivors of sexual assault (50-66% of all trans people have experienced sexual assault) but […]

  • #EspavoSAAM 2015

    Join FORGE in acknowledging April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Participate in our #EspavoSAAM campaign by contributing photographs showing trans, gender non-conforming, gender non-binary sexual assault survivors, loved ones and/or supporters. If you’d like some inspiration, here are each week’s themes: [April 6 – 12, 2015 – Spring / Nature  |  April 13 – […]

  • Soothing the soul – Milwaukee, WI

    Soothing the soul through words, images, and action April 25, 2015’s meeting will be a dynamic, interactive, experiential, and reflective space that encourages and allows participants to transform feelings about personal or global loss, trauma, or life-hardships into empowered hope.  Attendees – in a structured, safe, creative setting – will use writing, art, and movement […]