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  • Time’s Up! Trans-Specific Resources

    30% That’s how many trans and non-binary employees experienced problems or discrimination at work last year.* Many of these cases could be remedied by existing federal law – and FORGE can help you find a lawyer to help. FORGE has been funded by the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund™ to help trans/non-binary workers find free […]

  • CARS Transgender Trainings

    FORGE is offering six trainings in conjunction with the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division, Community Access to Recovery Services (CARS).  All trainings are customized for CARS staff and other mental health / substance use professionals Space is limited and CARS staff and allied agencies will be given first priority. Please click the link under each […]

  • Day 30 – Practice micro-inclusions all year long

    #30DaysOfAction . It’s the last day of our #30DaysOfAction series. We are grateful to everyone who read these posts and took actions to support (other) trans and non-binary individuals and our families. To close this year’s series, we would like to talk about micro-inclusions. You may have heard of micro-aggressions. They can be defined as […]

  • Day 29 – Visibly and materially support trans actions

    #30DaysOfAction . How easy is it to promote trans/non-binary rights and awareness just by walking through the world? Extremely!  You can wear t-shirts, buttons, hats, bracelets, ribbons, and even dress your dog in a t-shirt – all with pro-trans statements or at least the trans flag colors. You can also buy ‘congratulations on your transition’ […]

  • Day 28 – Remember to recognize the beauty of trans and non-binary people

    #30DaysOfAction . When FORGE first started training non-trans service professionals, we included pictures of trans people in our presentations because many people said they “don’t know what a trans person looks like.” The world has changed a lot since those days. Trans people have been on television, the cover of Time and other magazines, and […]