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  • 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 […]

  • Day 27 – Giving Tuesday: Set up a recurring donation to a trans organization

    #30DaysOfAction . November 27, 2018 is Giving Tuesday, an excellent time to set up a recurring small (or large!) donation to your favorite trans-focused organization. Here are some national ones to consider: FORGE is the nation’s leading transgender anti-violence organization. Go to our main website, https://forge-forward.org, and look for the donate button at top right […]