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  • Day 7 – Use “I’m Here for You” Cards

    #30DaysOfAction . Many trans and non-binary people have experienced trauma. If what you think when someone you know tells you they have experienced trauma is, “I don’t know what to say!” FORGE has a card that can help. Our free “I’m here for you!” cards list eight simple things anyone can do for and with […]

  • Day 6 – Take a buddy voting!

    #30DaysOfAction . This midterm election will have major implications for transgender and non-binary people. The current Administration has enacted and proposed many policy changes designed to make life harder and less protected for trans and non-binary children, youth, adults, and their families. If that is not the future you want, do not give up your […]

  • FORGE Announces Hire of Shelley Gregory

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Milwaukee, WI – To increase FORGE’s capacity to provide services and supports to Wisconsin’s transgender and non-binary communities, FORGE is pleased to announce the addition of Shelley Gregory to our staff. Gregory (pronouns: any or they/them/theirs) will fill the newly created position of Strategic Project Coordinator. Working in partnership with Ashley Altadonna, […]

  • Day 5 – Introduce yourself with your pronouns

    #30DaysOfAction . One of the more frequent and more painful things that often happens to trans and non-binary people is “misgendering.” Misgendering is when someone assumes someone else’s gender, and makes a mistake. Misgendering usually is signaled by the wrong choice of pronoun (he/she/they/another pronoun) and/or by using a gendered label for someone (lady, gentleman, […]

  • Day 4 – Support #HikeForHealing

    #30DaysOfAction . Our sibling organization, FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture, has designated November 4, 2018, as “for survivors.” They say: “#HikeForHealing is a national day of visibility for the healing journey of victim-survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence. Funds raised support the #MonumentQuilt blanketing the National Mall, May 31-June 2, 2019 with 3,000 survivor stories. […]

  • Day 3 – Remove guns from your (and others’) home(s)

    #30DaysOfAction . It is very tempting to believe that carrying a gun will protect you, but statistics are very, very clear that’s not true. A gun in the home is 22 times more likely to be used to shoot a family member or a friend than an intruder. People in possession of a gun are […]

  • Day 2 – Improve health care availability for trans people

    #30DaysOfAction . Are you or someone you know trans and uninsured? Did you know that the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare) still exists, despite many Republican efforts to repeal it? Not only that, but people can enroll in insurance until December 15. To enroll go to https://www.healthcare.gov/ Chances are good that you will qualify […]

  • Day 1 – Reach out to a trans person you know

    #30DaysOfAction . It’s been an ( &x^F#@…expletive deleted) year or two for many of us. That is especially true for those of us who are trans or non-binary. We’ve watched our rights be eroded, listened to elected officials denigrate us, and been presented as a danger to our neighbors. All of this has taken a […]

  • Funding Opportunity to Reach Underserved Victims of Crime/Oportunidad de financiamiento para el alcance a víctimas de crimen subatendidas  

    The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims/Centro Nacional de Recursos para el Alcance a Víctimas This is a bilingual message. The Spanish translation could be found at the end.  Este mensaje es bilingüe, la traducción en español se encuentra al final. Funding Opportunity to Reach Underserved Victims Solicitation Now Open Have you been searching for […]

  • NSAC QR

    1 You found us at #NSAC2018! Here’s more about where you connect with us during the conference 2 Find us on social media!   3  Trans survivors blog Do you know about our relatively new trans-survivors blog? Share this resource with the trans clients you work with. http://www.trans-survivors.com   4  Email list sign up! Want to […]