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  • Trans-Police Relations Webinar

    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 […]

  • Welcome Katie Taylor!

      FORGE is excited to have Katie Taylor on board. In just a few weeks we have been bolstered by her energy, passion, and commitment to trans* and non-binary survivors and loved ones. Katie Taylor has worked in the anti-sexual and domestic violence movements as well as ecofeminist and LGBTQ rights movements for over fifteen […]

  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    To raise awareness about domestic violence within transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary populations, FORGE will be posting helpful resources for victim service providers who work with domestic violence survivors.  Transgender- and DV-specific posts on Twitter or Facebook will provide information on archived webinars, publications, fact sheets, and relevant statistics. Stay current with hashtags: #DVAM #trans

  • New article: Sheltering Transgender Women

    Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services FORGE welcomed another opportunity to work with the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence in creating this new Technical Assistance Guidance document: Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services¬†(September 2014). This Technical Assistance Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on the knowledge that most shelter […]

  • September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month

    The largest transgender survey to date, published in 2011 under the name Injustice at Every Turn, finally put a number to a reality many in the trans* community already knew too well: 41% of trans individuals have at some time attempted suicide. Obviously, many factors can lead to suicide attempts and completions. Statistics show clearly […]