Press releases

  • Reaching Victims June Newsletter

    See the newsletter online here. This monthly newsletter is our opportunity to: Spotlight victim services organizations and their work Share promising practices & resources Engage more organizations in training/webinars/events Each month we will have a guest editor from our community to help us curate content around a theme or population. June is LGBTQ Pride Month, […]

  • FORGE welcomes Anole Halper to our Team

    FORGE is pleased to announce the addition of Anole Halper, MSW, MPH to our staff as Creative Content Coordinator, increasing our capacity to educate and engage the public. Anole (pronouns: they/them/theirs) will fill the newly created position of Creative Content Coordinator. Their responsibilities include innovating FORGE’s approach to social media, creating content for FORGE’s Trans-Survivors […]

  • FORGE welcomes Caleb Weinhardt to our Team

    To develop new programming for the transgender/non-binary community and assist with organization, FORGE is pleased to announce the addition of Caleb Weinhardt to our staff. Weinhardt (he/him/his) will organize and lead events through a new program called FORGE Outdoors. This program will offer free and inclusive summer activities for trans/non-binary people and their friends, family, […]

  • National Day of Action to Stop the Bans Statement

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today, the National Day of Action to Stop the Bans on Abortion, FORGE, the national transgender anti-violence organization, affirms that every human being has the right to have control over their own body. We are committed to upholding this right in our communities and in our country. Reproductive justice is deeply connected to […]

  • Self-Assessment Tool: “Is Your Agency Ready to Serve Transgender and Non-Binary Clients?”

    “Is Your Agency Ready to Serve Transgender and Non-Binary Clients?” is a self-assessment tool particularly useful for sexual assault and domestic violence agencies. This 14 page self-guided evaluation examines both tangible and intangible features within your organization.

  • #SAAM2019 #RadicalResilience Coloring Page Design Contest

    Download a printable flyer: 2019 #SAAM Coloring Contest – #RadicalResilience 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 […]

  • 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’ […]