Archive for the ‘News’ Category

  • Candlelight Vigil Remembering Chanel Larkin – October 7, 2010

    • Date: October 5th, 2010
    • Subjects: News

    October 7, 2010 @ 8:00pm Garfield and 23rd Milwaukee, WI Family and friends of the late Chanel Larkin will be joined by community supporters at an 8:00 p.m. Candlelight Vigil on the 5-month anniversary of her murder, Thursday, October 7, 2010, at the site where she died: the corner of Garfield and 23rd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. […]

  • PrideFest 2010 was a success!

    • Date: June 19th, 2010
    • Subjects: News

    Over 30 energetic individuals volunteered with FORGE at PrideFest last weekend (June 11-13, 2010).  Volunteers helped attendees to FORGE’s booth in the Health and Wellness Area create nearly 1000 armbands, headbands, ascots, sashes, and tails.  4000 coveted Free Hugs stickers were handed out, and close to 2000 buttons were selected and proudly worn. 

  • Passport changes

    • Date: June 9th, 2010
    • Subjects: News

    New policy on gender change in passports announced “The U.S. Department of State is pleased to use the occasion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month to announce its new policy guidelines regarding gender change in passports and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad. Beginning June 10, when a passport applicant presents a certification from an […]

  • Murder of Dana (Chanel) Larkin

    • Date: May 14th, 2010
    • Subjects: News

    May 7, 2010 FORGE is deeply saddened to report the death of Dana A. Larkin (also known as Dade and Chanel), 26, of Milwaukee.  Larkin was killed on Friday, May 7, 2010, in part because of anti-transgender hate bias.  While we are grateful that the suspected killer has been caught, we urge the District Attorney […]

  • Murder of Dana (Chanel) Larkin

    • Date: May 10th, 2010
    • Subjects: News

    May 7, 2010 FORGE is deeply saddened to report the death of Dana A. Larkin (also known as Dade and Chanel), 26, of Milwaukee.  Larkin was killed on Friday, May 7, 2010, in part because of anti-transgender hate bias. While we are grateful that the suspected killer has been caught, we urge the District Attorney […]

  • Volunteer @ PrideFest 2010

    • Date: May 4th, 2010
    • Subjects: News

    VOLUNTEER WITH FORGE TODAY! Get Involved. Stay Connected. Make a Difference. (…and get in FREE!) FORGE is eager to hear from you! Once again, FORGE is a co-sponsor of the Health and Wellness area at PrideFest. We are excited to play a key role in the wellbeing of our WHOLE LGB&T community. You can help […]