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Bathrooms Resources (compiled)

Bathrooms Resources (compiled)

All people deserve the right to use the bathroom that aligns with their gender.  Unfortunately, all too often, trans and non-binary people are denied access to public restrooms through legislation or by individuals who decide to police entry. These unjust practices...
Stalking and Harassment of Trans People

Stalking and Harassment of Trans People

Stalking can be committed by anyone—it’s often someone that the victim knows, but we are seeing an increasing amount of stalking and online harassment that is specifically targeting someone because of their trans identity, or relationship to a trans/nonbinary person....
Trans Survivor Toolkit Listening Session Reportback

Trans Survivor Toolkit Listening Session Reportback

FORGE has been conducting Listening Sessions with trans/nonbinary survivors, community members, service providers, and allied professionals to inform a comprehensive, culturally responsive Toolkit. In this reportback FORGE shares the process of coordinating over 25...
Dismantling the Gates: Informed Consent Models of Care

Dismantling the Gates: Informed Consent Models of Care

A substantial barrier to care for many trans and nonbinary people has been standards of care that put therapists in a position of “gatekeeping” for those pursuing hormones, surgery, or even name changes. More providers are adopting an informed consent model, that...
TDOR 2022: Dee Dee Watters

TDOR 2022: Dee Dee Watters

The greater Milwaukee community honored those who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender bias or violence on Friday, November 18, 2022. Guest speaker Dee Dee Watters focused on “This is why we’re here!” Description: We stand and fight in the trenches because we...