Archive for the ‘News’ Category

  • 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 […]

  • Two Milwaukee Trainings for Victim Service Providers

    Two free trainings for victim service providers and allied professionals.  Attend one or both! Register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VOCA-Trainings Download printable flyer: Victim Service Provider Trainings (MKE) September 13-14, 2018 – FLYER 1.  Improving Long-Term Services to Transgender and Non-Binary Victims of Crime Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018 Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm (lunch on your own) This full day […]

  • TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund to Support Transgender Survivors

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, August 14, 2018   CONTACT: Kendra Barkoff, kbarkoff [at] skdknick [dot] com, 202-464-9531 michael munson, tgwarrior [at] forge-forward [dot] org, 414-559-2123   FORGE Awarded Grant from TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund to Support Transgender and Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Harassment and Related Retaliation in the Workplace Milwaukee, WI – Today, the TIME’S UP […]

  • 2018 #SAAM Coloring Design Contest Winners

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#SAAM). Every year, FORGE (a national transgender anti-violence organization), focuses our social media efforts on raising public awareness about sexual violence specific to transgender, gender-diverse, and non-binary individuals, loved ones, and communities. We are excited to announce the 2018 #SAAM Coloring Design Contest winners. We encourage you to color […]

  • #SAAM2018 #TransToo Coloring Page Design Contest

      Download a printable flyer: SAAM coloring contest 2018 About #SAAM April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#SAAM).  Every year, FORGE (a national transgender anti-violence organization), focuses our social media efforts on raising public awareness about sexual violence specific to transgender, gender-diverse, and non-binary individuals, loved ones, and communities. We know that: Victim service providers benefit […]

  • Gender Expression Donation Project

    At FORGE we know that many trans/non-binary folks unfortunately face disproportionately higher rates of discrimination, victimization, and often as a result, incarceration.  In addition to overcoming their emotional trauma, survivors routinely face the costly task of having to rebuild many of the basic necessities of their lives. We are asking folks to please consider purchasing […]

  • #GivingTuesday 2017

    ABOUT FORGE Transgender and non-binary individuals and loved ones all too often need help healing from violence and trauma. FORGE is the nation’s leading transgender anti-violence organization. Since 1994 we have provided free and accessible self-help materials, connected survivors to resources in their area, and worked to empower individuals and communities. You can help us […]