Trainings & Events

  • August 31

    National Sexual Assault Conference

    FORGE is pleased to be tabling at the National Sexual Assault Conference again this year! Find us in the vendor area to make FREE buttons that express your feelings, identity, and creativity. We look forward to speaking with you and sharing a wide array of resources with you to bring back to your agency and […]

    Start: August 31
    End: September 2
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    Washington, DC United States
  • August 31

    NSAC mini-track: Support for Males Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse or Assault

    1in6, Inc., in partnership with FORGE, is co-sponsoring a mini-track – “Support for Males Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse or Assault” – at the upcoming 2016 National Sexual Assault Conference, August 31 – September 2 in Washington, DC. Each of the four workshops on the track will provide a valuable perspective and tools to help […]

    Start: August 31
    End: September 2
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  • August 31

    Complex Communities, Simple Solutions: Making a difference for transgender survivors (NSAC)

    Description: This fast-paced training will stimulate attendees to expand their conceptual framework(s) about transgender survivors of sexual violence. Trans-specific research will highlight barriers to accessing services, as well as some of the unique challenges trans survivors face. Data will also guide discussion on how providers and systems can lower barriers and integrate effective strategies to […]

    Start: August 31 @ 9:00 am
    End: August 31 @ 10:30 am
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    Washington, DC, United States
  • August 31

    Transgender Sexual Health: An Advocate’s Guide to Disclosure, Exposure and Consent – NSAC

    Description: For transgender and gender non-conforming survivors of sexual assault, negotiating their trans history, survivor status, consent and other needs can be daunting. In this highly interactive workshop, facilitators will guide advocates through activities that explore these topics so they may build the skills necessary to better serve the transgender community. Presenters: Katie Taylor michael […]

    Start: August 31 @ 2:45 pm
    End: August 31 @ 4:15 pm
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    Washington, DC, United States
  • September 2

    Working with Trans Men: Unique Challenges and Opportunities for Healing (NSAC)

    Description: An interactive workshop focusing on the unique service implications of working with transgender men who have experienced childhood or adult sexual abuse/assault.  This workshop will focus on mental health services (acute and long term, both one-on-one therapy and groups, traditional and non-traditional healing modalities), acute post-assault care (forensic exams and other medical interventions), and […]

    Start: September 2 @ 11:00 am
    End: September 2 @ 12:30 pm
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    Washington, DC, United States
  • September 18

    Parents of trans kids support group

    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 […]

    Start: September 18 @ 2:00 pm
    End: September 18 @ 3:30 pm
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  • September 24

    Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: TBA

    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 with plenty of […]

    Start: September 24 @ 7:00 pm
    End: September 24 @ 9:00 pm
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    Address:
    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • October 16

    Parents of trans kids support group

    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 […]

    Start: October 16 @ 2:00 pm
    End: October 16 @ 3:30 pm
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  • October 22

    Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: No formal meeting

    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 […]

    Start: October 22 @ 7:00 pm
    End: October 22 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • November 20

    Parents of trans kids support group

    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 […]

    Start: November 20 @ 2:00 pm
    End: November 20 @ 3:30 pm
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  • November 26

    Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: TBA

    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 with plenty of room […]

    Start: November 26 @ 7:00 pm
    End: November 26 @ 9:00 pm
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    Address:
    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • December 18

    Parents of trans kids support group

    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 […]

    Start: December 18 @ 2:00 pm
    End: December 18 @ 3:30 pm
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  • December 24

    Monthly Milwaukee Meeting: No formal meeting

    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.

    Start: December 24 @ 7:00 pm
    End: December 24 @ 9:00 pm
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    Address:
    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States