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  • Sheltering Transgender Survivors (TN Coalition)

    • Date: May 2nd, 2017
    • Subjects: Featured

    A workshop at the Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence’s 2017 Annual Conference Abstract: Every survivor has a unique story. Yet, victim service agencies often know little about transgender survivors’ or their stories. This workshop will share qualitative survivor and provider experiences, as well as provide quantitative data about the barriers, needs, successes, […]

  • Transgender Domestic Violence: Developing New Strategies to Assist Survivors (panel)

    • Date: May 2nd, 2017
    • Subjects: Featured

    Since the rise of the Battered Women’s Movement in the 1970s, the United States has been at the forefront of providing legal protection and services to survivors of domestic violence. Unfortunately, transgender communities remain largely ignored by this movement. Research indicates that, despite experiencing similar or higher rates of domestic violence as compared to the […]

  • Moving Trans-Inclusive Theory into Action: Practical Skills for Supporting Trans Survivors

    • Date: May 2nd, 2017
    • Subjects: Featured

    OAITH Provincial Training Day. A day of training in Toronto, Ontario sponsored by the Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses.   Training outline: Creating a solid foundation Trans/non-binary: Identifying who we are including Foundational frameworks Setting the stage with data 3 broad barriers Language Spaces (Curious) Questions Safety planning and harm reduction Trans-specific considerations […]

  • Research and Policy Symposium on LGBTQ Aging

    • Date: May 2nd, 2017
    • Subjects: Featured

    The LGBT Social Science & Public Policy Center presents a research and policy symposium on LGBTQ aging which will bring together experts in the fields of LGBTQ aging and policy to lay the groundwork for policymakers, service providers, and researchers to better understand the relevant issues affecting LGBT older adults. There are an estimated 2.7 […]

  • Monthly Milwaukee Meeting — Rights, Realities, and Resilience in the age of Trump

    • Date: May 2nd, 2017
    • Subjects: Featured

    Description: What are the rights of trans / non-binary people when stopped by police? What should I do if my ID doesn’t match my gender (when an officer stops me or in other situations)? Can I use the bathroom that aligns with my gender? What are the legal implications? “Walking While Trans” really is a […]