Trainings & Events

  • June 8

    We ALL need support: Best practices for gender-integrated support groups (NSAC)

    A workshop at the National Sexual Assault Conference Men, boys, transgender men/boys, transgender women/girls, and non-binary individuals experience high rates of sexual abuse and assault.  Survivors of all genders can benefit from group support services, helping them recognize they are not alone, providing space to share their story with others in a safe environment, and […]

    Start: June 8 @ 10:30 am
    End: June 8 @ 12:00 pm
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    2201 N Stemmons Fwy
    Dallas, TX 75207 United States
  • June 8

    Survivors and Unsung Heroes: Advocating for Transgender People Behind Bars (NSAC)

    A workshop at the National Sexual Assault Conference Presented by Just Detention International Linda McFarlane, Deputy Executive Director, JDI Morgan Givens, Program Officer, JDI JDI Survivor Council Member Transgender Prisoner Advocate Transgender people are incarcerated at higher rates than other people, and once inside, face unacceptable risk of sexual abuse and harassment. Often forgotten and […]

    Start: June 8 @ 10:30 am
    End: June 8 @ 12:00 pm
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    2201 N Stemmons Fwy
    Dallas, TX 75207 United States
  • June 8

    Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bills: When Legislation Provokes Fear Not Safety (NSAC)

    A workshop at the National Sexual Assault Conference Increasing numbers of states and localities are proposing legislation to restrict or eliminate the right of transgender people to use public bathrooms or locker rooms. Sexual assault agencies across the country are asking what they can do to both support transgender communities and counter myths about sexual […]

    Start: June 8 @ 1:45 pm
    End: June 8 @ 3:15 pm
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    2201 N Stemmons Fwy
    Dallas, TX 75207 United States
  • June 8

    Together We Stand: Transgender Inclusion (NSAC)

    A workshop at the National Sexual Assault Conference Many organizations are committed to serving ALL survivors.  What that looks like and how agencies reach points of inclusion, confidence in serving, and maintaining their dedication to specific sub-populations of survivors may look different from one organization to the next.  This moderated panel discussion will bring together […]

    Start: June 8 @ 3:30 pm
    End: June 8 @ 5:00 pm
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    2201 N Stemmons Fwy
    Dallas, TX 75207 United States
  • June 9

    Outside the Boxes: Working with Gender Non-binary Survivors (NSAC)

    A workshop at the National Sexual Assault Conference We all know thinking outside of the box is critical for providers working with sexual assault survivors.  When survivors live and identify outside of the culturally defined male and female gender boxes, it is even more important for providers to be adaptive, creative, and knowledgeable about how […]

    Start: June 9 @ 8:00 am
    End: June 9 @ 9:30 am
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    2201 N Stemmons Fwy
    Dallas, TX 75207 United States
  • June 9

    PrideFest Health and Wellness

    FORGE is once against a co-sponsor of the Health and Wellness area at Milwaukee Pride. The “Exercising Pride: PrideFest Health & Wellness” area was created as a space to increase the visibility of LGBTQ non-profit organizations and programs and to showcase their robustness and viability. Each booth has fun and creative activities that engage participants […]

    Start: June 9 @ 12:00 pm
    End: June 11 @ 8:00 pm
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    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • June 17

    Monthly Milwaukee Meeting — Therapist Panel

    Choosing a therapist can feel daunting. FORGE will try to make it easier by hosting a panel of local therapists with significant experience working with transgender and non-binary individuals and loved ones. Through a moderated discussion, each provider will talk about their approaches and experience, as well as answer participants’ questions. If you are in […]

    Start: June 17 @ 2:00 pm
    End: June 17 @ 4:30 pm
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  • June 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: June 18 @ 2:00 pm
    End: June 18 @ 3:30 pm
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  • July 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: July 16 @ 2:00 pm
    End: July 16 @ 3:30 pm
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  • July 20

    Part of the Solution: Gender-Integrated Sexual Assault Support Groups (webinar)

    Sexual assault survivors derive many benefits from participating in support groups. Unfortunately, current widespread practices of holding only single-gender support groups deprive many transgender, non-binary, and male survivors of opportunities to benefit from these core services. FORGE surveyed and interviewed dozens of facilitators to identify concerns about all-gender groups and, most importantly, how experienced facilitators […]

    Start: July 20 @ 1:00 pm
    End: July 20 @ 2:30 pm
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  • August 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: August 20 @ 2:00 pm
    End: August 20 @ 3:30 pm
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  • September 6

    Practice Implications of Transgender Victimization Data (IN)

    A workshop at the first annual statewide conference focusing on campus sexual assault prevention and response, hosted by the ICESA Campus Consortium [ http://indianacesa.org/event/campus-consortium-conference/ ] About the conference: Mark your calendars now for this 1.5 day conference featuring nationally-renowned experts as well as experts from Indiana! Registration is now open! Register here. We encourage you […]

    Start: September 6
    End: September 6
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    11925 N Meridian
    St Carmel, IN 46032 United States
  • September 7

    Breathing in Love: Support and Kindness for Providers (IN)

    A workshop at the first annual statewide conference focusing on campus sexual assault prevention and response, hosted by the ICESA Campus Consortium [ http://indianacesa.org/event/campus-consortium-conference/ ] About the conference: Mark your calendars now for this 1.5 day conference featuring nationally-renowned experts as well as experts from Indiana! Registration is now open! Register here. We encourage you […]

    Start: September 7
    End: September 7
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    11925 N Meridian
    St Carmel, IN 46032 United States
  • September 8

    Experiencing Peace (PTHC)

    A workshop at the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference Workshop Description: This interactive workshop will lovingly guide participants through a selection of trauma-informed experiences designed to promote a sense of calm, respite from the often harsh world, and a deeper feeling of well-being. Some exercises will be reflective (solo), while others will be more interactive. Everyone […]

    Start: September 8 @ 10:15 am
    End: September 8 @ 11:15 am
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    Address:
    1101 Arch Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
  • September 17

    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 17 @ 2:00 pm
    End: September 17 @ 3:30 pm
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  • September 27

    Intersections of transgender rates of intimate violence and health disparities (Futures)

    Intersections of transgender rates of intimate violence and health disparities: A look at newly released national data A workshop at the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence Workshop description: A growing body of research highlights high rates of sexual and domestic violence within transgender populations. Coupled with these increased rates of singular- and poly-victimization […]

    Start: September 27
    End: September 27
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    Address:
    780 Mission St.
    San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
  • September 28

    Outside the Boxes: Working with Gender Non-binary Survivors (Futures)

    A workshop at the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence Workshop description: We all know thinking outside of the box is critical for providers working with survivors.  When survivors live and identify outside of the culturally defined male and female gender boxes, it is even more important for providers to be adaptive, creative, and […]

    Start: September 28
    End: September 28
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    Address:
    780 Mission St.
    San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
  • October 15

    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 15 @ 2:00 pm
    End: October 15 @ 3:30 pm
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  • November 19

    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 19 @ 2:00 pm
    End: November 19 @ 3:30 pm
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  • December 17

    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 17 @ 2:00 pm
    End: December 17 @ 3:30 pm
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