Archive for the ‘News’ Category

  • Making the Connection

    • Date: June 24th, 2011
    • Subjects: News

    Building Stronger Relationships Between Sexual Assault Service Providers and Transgender Survivors. With support from the Office of Victims for Crime (OVC), FORGE is offering a unique opportunity for sexual assault service providers and transgender community members to work together to 1) evaluate what barriers in your community might be keeping transgender survivors from accessing services; […]

  • Injustice at Every Turn – Fact Sheets

    • Date: April 15th, 2011
    • Subjects: News

    In February 2011, the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) released the largest‐ever survey of transgender and gender non‐conforming people, Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (available at http://transequality.org/PDFs/NTDS_Report.pdf). FORGE has been compiling data from their >200 page report into […]

  • Thank you for remembering

    • Date: October 8th, 2010
    • Subjects: News

        Chanel Larkin: Thank you for remembering – together – all 75+ of us.

  • 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 […]