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  • Webinar: VAWA non-discrimination conditions: sexual orientation and gender identity

    An overview of the sexual orientation and gender identity non-discrimination conditions in the Reauthorized VAWA Registration now open! July 16, 2014 @ noon-1:30 Pacific, 1-2:30pm Mountain, 2-3:30pm Central, 3-4:30pm Eastern Click here to register: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/318448103   Description: The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 added a grant condition that prohibits discrimination on the basis […]

  • Writing to Heal begins July 7, 2014

    The next Writing to Heal course (online) is just around the corner, starting July 7, 2014. Please join us! Writing to Heal: Soothing the Soul (through words, images, and experiential activities) is a dynamic, experiential and reflective writing-based course that encourages and allows participants to transform feelings about past abuse, assault or violence into empowered […]

  • Trauma in the Lives of Transgender Older Adults Webinar

    Registration today! (noon-1:30 Pacific, 1-2:30pm Mountain, 2-3:30pm Central, 3-4:30pm Eastern) Click here to register: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/692135151   Description: Although the data about transgender elders and trauma is still limited, the research that does exist indicates both high levels of traumatic history and significant implications for health and wellness. Many transgender and gender non-conforming individuals experience higher […]

  • Toolkit: Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault

    In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, the Office for Victims of Crime  is pleased to announce the release of a new online guide, Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault (http://www.ovc.gov/pubs/forge/index.html), to help educate those who respond to transgender sexual assault victims. This toolkit was created in collaboration between FORGE and […]

  • OVC Web Forum – Save the Date!

    Online Discussion on Serving Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Sexual Assault Victims: June 25, 2014 11am-noon PT, noon-1pm MT, 1-2pm CT, 2-3pm ET Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Save the date for the 2nd Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Web Forum on Serving Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Sexual Assault Victims.  In commemoration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, […]