Trainings & Events

  • 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

    Violence and Trauma in the Trans Community: Practical Skills for Service Providers

    (download PDF flyer) Description: This fast-paced, 3-hour, interactive workshop will encourage attendees to expand their existing framework associated with trans language, as well as theoretical concepts and approaches to working with transgender survivors. Trans-specific research will highlight the extent and kinds of violence and trauma transgender and non-binary people experience, exploring the long-term behavioral, cognitive, […]

    Start: October 22 @ 9:00 am
    End: October 22 @ 12:00 pm
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    Address:
    907 Floyd Ave.
    Richmond, VA 23284 United States
  • October 22

    The Brain on Trauma: Understanding Violence’s Consequences on our Mind, Body, and Community

    Description: Trans and non-binary people experience bullying, harassment, abuse, assault and hate violence at alarmingly high rates.  Living through traumatic experiences doesn’t mean people have an understanding of how these experiences impact daily life. This workshop will translate the characteristics and complexity of short and long term traumatic responses into user-friendly language, allowing attendees to […]

    Start: October 22 @ 1:00 pm
    End: October 22 @ 2:00 pm
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    Address:
    907 Floyd Ave.
    Richmond, VA 23284 United States
  • October 22

    Experiencing Peace

    Description: This experiential workshop will gently guide participants through a selection of trauma-informed exercises designed to promote well-being. Some exercises will be done solo, while others will be more interactive. Everyone can choose to participate or just witness at all times. Treat yourself to kindness, community, and creativity!

    Start: October 22 @ 3:00 pm
    End: October 22 @ 5:00 pm
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    Address:
    907 Floyd Ave.
    Richmond, VA 23284 United States
  • 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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    Address:
    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