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How to be an Ally to Transgender Older Adults

How to be an Ally to Transgender Older Adults

Most people, trans or not, will ask for advice if they want it. More often, we simply want someone to share with or “witness” what is happening in our lives. Most of us can also use a friend who is positive and hopeful, who reassures us that we can handle the things...
Cómo ser aliado de las personas mayores transgénero

Cómo ser aliado de las personas mayores transgénero

La mayoría de las personas—transgénero o no— le pedirán un consejo si así lo desean. A menudo simplemente deseamos que alguien comparta con nosotros o “sea testigo” de lo que está sucediendo en nuestras vidas. Muchos sólo necesitamos un amigo positivo y optimista que...
Supporting Trans Victims of Crime (compiled)

Supporting Trans Victims of Crime (compiled)

Resources for friends, loved ones, and community members Trans and non-binary people experience high rates of violence and victimization (including bullying, sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, and hate-motivated bias). We all lean on loved ones, friends,...
Healing From Trauma (compiled)

Healing From Trauma (compiled)

The vast majority of trans and non-binary individuals have experienced violence, abuse, or crime in their lifetime.  These kinds of traumas can leave scars that may last a long time.  It is never too late to begin or continue healing. Remember: It wasn’t your fault...
Bathrooms Resources (compiled)

Bathrooms Resources (compiled)

All people deserve the right to use the bathroom that aligns with their gender.  Unfortunately, all too often, trans and non-binary people are denied access to public restrooms through legislation or by individuals who decide to police entry. These unjust practices...
MKE TDOR 2020 Recording

MKE TDOR 2020 Recording

Milwaukee, WI’s community gathered virtually on November 20, 2020 to mark the Transgender Day of Remembrance. 14 beautiful speakers, 3 faith leaders, a few musicians, and several public officials were woven together to GROUND. SPEAK. REMEMBER. And CONNECT. The...
PrEP, Sex, and Hooking Up in the Age of COVID

PrEP, Sex, and Hooking Up in the Age of COVID

Sex is a vitally important part of life for many of us. The COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t stop the interest in connecting with people sexually. Dr. Petroll will share trans-specific information about PrEP (how it might differ in its effectiveness and use for trans folks),...
Trans+ Advocacy and Activism

Trans+ Advocacy and Activism

In a recent FORGE survey, 97% of respondents said they were interested in working to increase trans rights. In this Ask The Experts, FORGE staffers Shelley Gregory and Loree Cook-Daniels, both long-time T/LGBQ activists, will address how you can join those who are...