Trainings & Events

  • March 9, 2011

    Community Cares next meeting

    The LGBTQI community has suffered multiple losses over the past several months — both in Wisconsin and across the nation. Join us at the next Community Cares meeting to discuss how many components (dots) are connected, and what we as a community can do to start erasing the lines and creating new, healthier options for […]

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  • March 26, 2011

    Street violence, safety and dealing with the police

    7:30 – 9:00pm Guest speaker: Attorney Laura Sette Anti-transgender violence — occurring on the street, at home, at work, or anywhere else — is more prevalent than most of us like to acknowledge.  We will briefly address general street safety for trans+ and SOFFA individuals (always keeping in mind that our actions are not to […]

    Start: March 26, 2011 @ 7:30 pm
    End: March 26, 2011 @ 9:00 pm
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    WI United States
  • February 26, 2011

    Working While Trans

    The National Center on Transgender Equality (NCTE) in conjunction with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), just release “Injustice at every turn: A report of the national transgender discrimination survey.”  In this detailed and compelling report, they cover employment discrimination, as well as many other forms of discrimination transgender individuals and loved ones […]

    Start: February 26, 2011 @ 7:30 pm
    End: February 26, 2011 @ 9:00 pm
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    WI United States
  • January 15, 2011

    It’s a new year – goals and aspirations

    It’s a new year, and many of us take advantage of that “fresh start” to set goals and make changes.  At January’s meeting, we’ll give everyone an opportunity to reflect and share on the previous year and talk about their hopes, dreams, goals, and aspirations for 2011.  Your goals/resolutions might be small or large, simple […]

    Start: January 15, 2011 @ 7:00 pm
    End: January 15, 2011 @ 9:00 pm
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    WI United States
  • April 23, 2011

    “As the Spirit Moves you…”

     7:30 – 9:00pm Guest speaker: Shai Wise Guest speaker – and former regular FORGE attendee – Shai Wise is back from Minnesota and will rally discussion around spiritual practices and connections (or not) to religious communities.   Shai is an out FTM/intersex pastor, who comes from a complex spiritual background and embraces a wide range of […]

    Start: April 23, 2011 @ 7:30 pm
    End: April 23, 2011 @ 9:00 pm
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    WI United States
  • April 13, 2011

    Reaching OUT 2011 LGBTQ National Conference

    Michael Munson will be presenting two workshops at the ReachingOut conference. 1. Services Outside the Box: Helping Your Clients Navigate Sex-Segregated Services (4/14/2011 – Thursday 1:00 – 3:00pm) 2. Transgender Survivors: Statistics, Stories, Strategies (4/14/2011 Thursday 3:30 – 5:00pm)

    Start: April 13, 2011
    End: April 15, 2011
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    Miami Beach, FL United States
  • April 30, 2011

    Transgender Lives Conference (CT)

    Fifth Annual Transgender Lives: The Intersection of Health and Law Conference  (April 30, 2011 – CT) Workshop title: Anti-Transgender Hate Crimes and Sexual Assaults: Compounding Variables and Best Practices for Community/Professional Response Workshop description: Anti-transgender hate violence, particularly when it is coupled with sexual assault, presents complex and compounded challenges for both victims and services […]

    Start: April 30, 2011 @ 10:45 am
    End: April 30, 2011 @ 11:45 am
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    CT United States
  • May 26, 2011

    SART Conference (TX)

    Sixth National SART Training Conference (May 25 – 27, 2011 – Austin, TX) Workshop Title: Compounding Variables: Anti- LGBTQ Hate Crimes and Sexual Assaults Workshop Description: Anti-LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) hate violence, particularly when it is coupled with sexual assault, presents complex and compounded challenges for both victims and services providers.  Hate violence sends […]

    Start: May 26, 2011 @ 1:30 pm
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  • May 28, 2011

    Choosing love

    7:30 – 9:00pm Choosing Love Join us for a discussion about choosing love in your life.  An interactive game will kick of the meeting, serving as a jumping off point for further discussion about how and where to meet people; considerations about if/how/when to disclose trans identity or history; what kinds of things weaken the […]

    Start: May 28, 2011 @ 7:30 pm
    End: May 28, 2011 @ 9:00 pm
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  • June 11, 2011

    PrideFest

    Have you enjoyed coming to PrideFest in previous years?  Are you looking for a way to cut costs and still be able to attend, connect with your friends, and contribute to a thriving Trans/LGBQ community? Once again, FORGE is a co-sponsor of PrideFest’s Health and Wellness area.  We are looking for volunteers to help onsite, […]

    Start: June 11, 2011
    End: June 12, 2011
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  • June 25, 2011

    Ramping up, slowing down

    Ramping up, slowing down: taking charge of your emotions “Emotional regulation” – not only may the term itself seem a little strange, but the skills it entails may be strangers to us, as well.  Many of us learned to fear emotions or act them out rather than “regulate” them.  At June’s meeting, we will learn […]

    Start: June 25, 2011 @ 7:30 pm
    End: June 25, 2011 @ 9:00 pm
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  • August 27, 2011

    August Meeting Canceled

    MEETING CANCELED! The August 27 meeting has been canceled.  Please join us in September.  

    Start: August 27, 2011 @ 7:30 pm
    End: August 27, 2011 @ 9:00 pm
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  • June 2, 2011

    Trans Health Conference

    Philadelphia, PA Trans Health Conference Services Outside the Box: Helping Your Clients Navigate Sex-Segregated Services In an ideal world, every client would have access to ANY medical and mental health service they need.  Unfortunately, many services are sex-segregated, which creates additional barriers to clients (and providers).  This didactic and interactive workshop will examine how to creatively […]

    Start: June 2, 2011
    End: June 4, 2011
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  • June 20, 2011

    National Center for Victims of Crime Conference

    Washington, DC Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims: Transgender 101 Faced with a crime victim who is visibly gender variant or who describes themselves as transgender, many professionals feel confused, curious, or worried, and consequently alienate and/or offend the victim by asking inappropriate or offensive questions.  This workshop is designed to:  1) Demystify who is under […]

    Start: June 20, 2011
    End: June 22, 2011
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  • August 5, 2011

    Trans Ohio Conference

    August 5, 2011 Transgender Survivors: Statistics, Stories and Strategies for Providers (1.5 – 2hours) This interactive and fast-paced workshop will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender sexual assault, domestic violence, and/or hate violence survivors.  Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact […]

    Start: August 5, 2011
    End: August 7, 2011
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  • September 14, 2011

    National Sexual Assault Conference

    Baltimore, Maryland Services Outside the Box: Helping Your (Transgender) Clients Navigate Sex-Segregated Services In an ideal world, every client would have access to ANY medical/ mental health service.  Unfortunately, many services are sex-segregated, which creates barriers for clients (and providers) who are seeking the care and services they deserve. This workshop will examine how to […]

    Start: September 14, 2011
    End: September 16, 2011
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  • July 20, 2011

    SASP National Forum

    Sexual Assault Services Program National Forum (SASP Forum), sponsored by the Resource Sharing Project.  This forum will provide an exciting opportunity for state and territorial coalitions along with two local rape crisis center/ sexual assault service programs from each state and territory to share and showcase sexual assault service practices from across the country! Title: […]

    Start: July 20, 2011
    End: July 21, 2011
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    Alexandria, VA United States
  • June 30, 2011

    SAFEta Webinar Series: Transgender Survivors

    Transgender Survivors: Statistics, Stories, Strategies for Providers June 30th, 2011 at  2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET FREE!  Register today!  https://m360.iafn.org/event.aspx?eventID=27520 The National Protocol for Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations is based on the concept of delivering high quality, victim centered care for all sexual assault victims.  Transgendered Survivors of sexual violence have their own unique […]

    Start: June 30, 2011
    End: June 30, 2011
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    Cost: FREE
  • July 23, 2011

    Grab bag

    July’s meeting will be a laid back, participant-driven, discussion.  Each attendee will be given the opportunity to propose topics that are of interest to them — either because they would like to talk more about it, or because they’d like to hear what others have to say about a particular subject.   The meeting will be […]

    Start: July 23, 2011 @ 7:30 pm
    End: July 23, 2011 @ 9:00 pm
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    252 E. Highland Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 52302 United States
    Cost: FREE
  • October 21, 2011

    STILL AROUND (film)

    (The HIV Story Project, Jörg Fockele and Marc Smolowitz, producers; 82min., 2011) A video quilt that weaves together a diverse array of stories – of men and women, young and old; gay, straight and transgender – all living with HIV. Still Around shares artful testimonials brought together to mark the 30th anniversary of one of […]

    Start: October 21, 2011 @ 5:00 pm
    End: October 21, 2011 @ 6:25 pm
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    2200 East Kenwood Boulevard
    Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
    Cost: FREE
  • September 26, 2011

    WPATH – Trans Sexual Violence

    Trans Sexual Violence This interactive and fast-paced workshop will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender sexual assault, domestic violence, and/or hate violence survivors.  Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact with and serve transgender survivors and loved ones.  Topics will include […]

    Start: September 26, 2011
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    Atlanta, GA United States
  • September 28, 2011

    WPATH – Sex-Segregated Services

    Services Outside the Box: Helping Your (Transgender) Clients Navigate Sex-Segregated Services In an ideal world, every client would have access to ANY medical/ mental health service.  Unfortunately, many services are sex-segregated, which creates barriers for clients (and providers) who are seeking the care and services they deserve. This workshop will examine how to creatively advocate […]

    Start: September 28, 2011
    End: September 28, 2011
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    Atlanta, GA United States
  • October 3, 2011

    National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training

    National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training — Iowa City, Iowa Topics covered in the training curricula include: Culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults Why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services Best practices, policy and practice areas for increasing inclusiveness and safety for LGBT older adults […]

    Start: October 3, 2011
    End: October 3, 2011
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    Iowa City, IA United States
  • October 5, 2011

    National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training

    National Resource Center on LGBT Aging Providers’ Training – Des Moines, Iowa Topics covered in the training curricula include: Culture, needs, and concerns of LGBT older adults Why LGBT older adults are less likely to access health and social services Best practices, policy and practice areas for increasing inclusiveness and safety for LGBT older adults […]

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  • September 24, 2011

    TransHistory

    Guest speakers: Brice Smith, Michael Doylen, and Max Yela    Description:  Join Brice Smith (trans historian), Michael Doylen (head of the UWM Archives Department) and Max Yela (head of the Special Collections at the UWM Archives) for a unique opportunity to learn more about the LGBT special collection and view highlighted transgender selections.  Brice Smith […]

    Start: September 24, 2011 @ 6:00 pm
    End: September 25, 2011 @ 7:30 pm
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    2311 East Hartford Ave.
    Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
    Cost: FREE
  • October 19, 2011

    New Beginnings Initiative

    Fall 2011 Membership Meeting.

    Start: October 19, 2011
    End: October 21, 2011
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    Washington, DC United States
  • January 25, 2012

    Creating Change

    Start: January 25, 2012
    End: January 29, 2012
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    MD United States
  • March 30, 2012

    American Society on Aging: Resilience and Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults

    The Health Report: Resilience and Disparities Among LGBT Older Adults and Caregivers Friday March 30, 2012: 8:00 AM  – 9:30 AM Description This session will provide critical knowledge on health and aging of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults and caregivers. Based on the first ever national project funded by NIH/NIA, findings reveal […]

    Start: March 30, 2012 @ 8:00 am
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    Washington, DC United States
  • May 31, 2012

    Philadelphia Trans Health Conference

    Translating Trauma: A user-friendly guide to understanding and healing Session description: Trans* and gender non-conforming people experience bullying, harassment, abuse, assault and hate violence at alarmingly high rates.  Trans* people whose identities intersect with race, age, class, incarceration history, dis/ability, and others, often experience the highest rates of violence.  Living through trauma doesn’t mean people […]

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  • August 22, 2012

    National Sexual Assault Conference

    Opening the Doors to Transgender Victims of Crime At least 50% of transgender individuals are survivors of sexual assault: does your agency know how to reach and serve them?  FORGE staff will present data from a 2011 study of 1052 transgender respondents on their barriers to accessing crime victim services, beliefs and fears about seeking […]

    Start: August 22, 2012
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    Chicago, IL United States
  • November 15, 2012

    Male Survivor Conference: A world of Healing

    13th International Male Survivor Conference www.malesurvivor.org   Friday, November 16,  3:30 am – 5:00 pm Workshop Title: Soothing the soul through words, images, and experiential learning (Survivors and Loved Ones) Workshop Description: Soothing the Soul is a dynamic, experiential and reflective writing-based workshop that encourages and allows participants to transform feelings about past abuse, assault […]

    Start: November 15, 2012
    End: November 17, 2012
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  • November 26, 2011

    Living Long Term (support meeting)

    Description: Join us for a moderated panel discussion of individuals who are living long term.  There will be ample time for attendees to ask panelists specific questions and begin a dialogue that will continue later in the evening when we break into our usual roundtable discussion format.    Topics that may emerge include: implications of […]

    Start: November 26, 2011
    End: November 26, 2011
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    252 E. Highland Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 52302 United States
  • March 24, 2012

    Social Support: What is Community?

    Topic: What is Community Details: Many people talk about the “trans community,” but what does that phrase really mean?  Are we a community by default – based on a shared identity, a set of lived experiences, or association to other people?  Or do we consciously, deliberately create the community we wish to be part of? […]

    Start: March 24, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
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  • April 28, 2012

    Social Support

    Topic: FILM: Genderf*kation: A Gender Emancipation Time: 7:30 – 9:00pm April’s meeting will screen the film Genderf*kation: A Gender Emancipation. We are proud to be bringing the film to Milwaukee for the first time. Please spread the word and join us for this new opportunity to see a thought-provoking, engaging film. Genderf*kation: A Gender Emancipation […]

    Start: April 28, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
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  • May 26, 2012

    Social Support

    Topic Discussion begins at 7:30 – 9:00pm Decisions, decisions, decisions! We all have many choices to make about how we live our lives.  There are literally thousands of choices around how we express our gender, change (or don’t change) our bodies, make changes to our legal documents (or not), and how we interact with others […]

    Start: May 26, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
    End: May 26, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
    Cost: Free
  • March 1, 2012

    Professional Workshop past FPO

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    Start: March 1, 2012 @ 8:00 am
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  • March 8, 2012

    Trans Workshop Past FPO

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    Start: March 8, 2012 @ 8:00 am
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  • June 14, 2012

    Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims

    Archived Recording: [Recorded June 14, 2012] Quick reference – files mentioned or used during the webinar: Trans101 Quiz (pre-webinar) Choices and options worksheet (pre-webinar) Printable flyer: Givens, Choices, Un-Choices, 5-Keys Pronoun conjugation chart Questions and Answers: This 23 page Q&A groups questions into the following areas: Logistics and information related to FORGE (7 questions) Language (6 […]

    Start: June 14, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
    End: June 14, 2012 @ 3:30 pm
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    Cost: FREE
  • September 13, 2012

    Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims: Transgender 101

    Archived Recording: [Recorded September 13, 2012]   Description: This fast-paced webinar is designed to assist victim service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence.  Many providers are committed to serving transgender clients, but seek additional information in order to provide more competent and sensitive services.  This webinar will […]

    Start: September 13, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
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  • December 13, 2012

    Transgender 101 for Victim Service Providers

    Archived Recording Description: This fast-paced webinar is designed to assist victim service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence.  Many providers are committed to serving transgender clients, but seek additional information in order to provide more competent and sensitive services.  This webinar will primarily focus on basic transgender […]

    Start: December 13, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
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  • March 14, 2013

    #Trans101 Twitter Chat

    It’s time… to tweet about it! Join us for #Trans101 Twitter Chat Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:00 – 3:00pm Central  (noon-1:00 Pacific, 1-2:00pm Mountain, 2-3:00pm Central, 3-4:00pm Eastern) Description: Trans101 webinars are great, but so are opportunities to ask any and all the questions you have about transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and issues.  Join […]

    Start: March 14, 2013 @ 2:00 pm
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  • July 12, 2012

    Transgender Survivors: Statistics, Stories, Strategies

    Archived Recording: [Recorded July 12, 2012]   Description: This fast-paced webinar will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender sexual assault survivors.  Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact with and serve transgender survivors and loved ones.  Topics will include prevalence rates, […]

    Start: July 12, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
    End: July 12, 2012 @ 3:30 pm
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  • August 9, 2012

    Sex segregated services: Finding resources for transgender clients

    Archived Recording: [Recorded August 9, 2012]   Feedback: We welcome your feedback.  After you’ve viewed the recorded webinar (above), please take a minute to respond to a brief evaluation survey.   Description: In an ideal world, every client would have access to ANY medical/ mental health service.  Unfortunately, many services are sex-segregated, which creates barriers […]

    Start: August 9, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
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  • October 11, 2012

    Transgender Day of Remembrance: When violence becomes deadly

    Archived Recording [Recorded October 22, 2012] NOTE: Due to unexpected technical challenges, the first 2.25 minutes are silent.  Please feel free to scroll forward to the 2:25 mark.   Description: Each year, communities across the world gather on November 20th to honor and remember transgender individuals and SOFFAs (Significant Others, Friends, Family, and Allies) who […]

    Start: October 11, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
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  • November 29, 2012

    The intersections of sex work and violence

    Archived Recording [Recorded November 29, 2012] Description: A high percentage of transgender people – especially African-American transgender women – have survived through sex work, an occupation that vastly increases one’s risk of experiencing multiple forms of violence.  This webinar will discuss why sex work is so common among transgender people and outline the additional barriers […]

    Start: November 29, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
    End: November 29, 2012 @ 3:30 pm
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    Cost: Free
  • January 10, 2013

    Safety planning with transgender clients

    Archived Recording: [Recorded January 10, 2013 @ 2:00 – 3:30pm Central.]   Description: Individuals who are in an abusive relationship benefit from the support of professionals who can help them create a safety plan.  Providers and advocates who are aware of the unique concerns and challenges that transgender and gender non-conforming individuals may experience will […]

    Start: January 10, 2013 @ 2:00 pm
    End: January 10, 2013 @ 3:30 pm
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  • February 14, 2013

    Creating a trans-welcoming environment

    Archived Recording: [Recorded on February 14, 2013 @ 2:00 – 3:30pm Central]     Description: Creating a trans-welcoming environment involves more than an agency checking off boxes on a cultural competency checklist. This webinar will review key transgender-specific 2011 research data highlighting why transgender victims/survivors are hesitant to access services and how victim service agencies […]

    Start: February 14, 2013 @ 2:00 pm
    End: February 14, 2013 @ 3:30 pm
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  • April 11, 2013

    Power and control tactics specific to trans people

    Archived Recording: [Recorded on April 11, 2013 @ 2:00 – 3:30pm Central]   Description: Power and control tactics are often a central framework for discussing intimate partner violence.  This webinar will guide participants through detailed trans-specific power and control tactics both used against transgender/gender non-conforming individuals, as well as those that trans* people use against […]

    Start: April 11, 2013 @ 2:00 pm
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  • December 16, 2010

    Transgender Youth Survivors: Understanding, Serving, Celebrating

    This webinar was presented for the the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs on December 16, 2010.  A recording of this webinar can be viewed/heard at http://www.wcsap.org/transgender-youth-survivors-understanding-serving-celebrating # Description: This interactive and fast-paced webinar will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s).  Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact […]

    Start: December 16, 2010 @ 12:00 pm
    End: December 16, 2010 @ 1:30 pm
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  • June 30, 2011

    Transgender Sexual Violence – SAFEta

    This webinar was presented for SAFEta on June 30, 2011.  An archived recording can be accessed at http://safeta.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=86 # “The National Protocol for Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations encourages a victim centered approach to caring for  patients who have experienced sexual violence.  Transgendered persons offer unique challenges in offering victim centered care.    Don’t miss your opportunity […]

    Start: June 30, 2011 @ 2:00 pm
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  • March 6, 2012

    Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims: Transgender 101 – VSDVAA

    This webinar was presented for the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance.  It was not recorded. # Faced with a crime victim who is visibly gender variant or who describes themselves as transgender, many professionals feel confused, curious, or worried, and consequently alienate and/or offend the victim by asking inappropriate or offensive questions.  This […]

    Start: March 6, 2012 @ 10:00 am
    End: March 6, 2012 @ 11:00 pm
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  • February 7, 2012

    LGBTQ Language – PCAR

    This webinar was hosted by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape.  It was not recorded. # LGBTQ Language: A Discussion Amongst Those in the Field Presenters: michael munson (FORGE), Louis Marven (LGBT Center Coalition), and Terri Hamrick (Survivors, Inc.) This open forum webinar addressed the following questions (and more): 1. Share your thoughts on the importance […]

    Start: February 7, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
    End: February 7, 2012 @ 3:30 pm
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  • September 23, 2011

    Transgender 101 for LGBT Aging Professionals – NRCLA

    FORGE’s Transgender Aging Network is a partner in the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging.  This webinar was recorded to help support LGBT aging professionals have a base knowledge about transgender issues. [Formerly available at http://cc.readytalk.com/play?id=9rv07c]  

    Start: September 23, 2011 @ 8:00 am
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  • November 2, 2011

    How Obama is Changing Growing Old LGBT

    FORGE’s Transgender Aging Network has just made available a free recorded webinar on many of the policy changes made by the current Administration that are positively affecting current and future LGBT elders.     The 33-minute webinar is available at http://forge-forward.org/2011/11/obama-lgbt-aging/.

    Start: November 2, 2011 @ 8:00 am
    End: November 2, 2011 @ 9:00 am
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  • March 30, 2012

    American Society on Aging: Sex-Segregated Services

    Navigating Sex-Segregated Services for Transgender and Non-Transgender Elders Friday March 30, 2012: 11:30 AM  – 12:30 PM Description   This workshop will help participants think through the options they can offer their clients–transgender and non-transgender–when faced with sex- or gender- segregated services. The workshop will include experiential exercises, a decision tree/flow-chart, and a schema that […]

    Start: March 30, 2012 @ 11:30 am
    End: March 30, 2012 @ 12:30 pm
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    Washington, DC United States
  • March 30, 2012

    American Society on Aging: Transgender Aging: Results of the Latest Studies

    Transgender Aging: Results of the Latest Studies Friday March 30, 2012: 2:30 PM  – 3:30 PM Description This workshop will review key results from transgender older participants in at least four national studies. Besides sharing key results, the researcher-panelists will discuss sampling limitations and the implications of how the questions are written. Panelists will also […]

    Start: March 30, 2012 @ 2:30 pm
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    Washington, DC United States
  • April 10, 2012

    Healthy sexuality & gender norms — Twitter Chat

    It’s time… to tweet about it!  Join NSVRC (the National Sexual Violence Resource Center) for #TweetAboutIt Tuesdays. Healthy sexuality & gender norms Tuesday, April 10 @ 2pm EST Hosted by michael munson (@tgwarrior), advocate for the rights and lives of transgender individuals and executive director of FORGE.   Tweet about it! Tuesdays are healthy sexuality […]

    Start: April 10, 2012 @ 1:00 pm
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  • April 25, 2012

    Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims

    Did you miss the April 25, 2012 webinar? Sign up for the next Transgender 101 webinar – June 14, 2012 (2:00pm Central)   Listen to the archived recording!     Description: This fast-paced webinar is designed to assist victim service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence. Many […]

    Start: April 25, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
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    Cost: free
  • April 30, 2012

    Transgender Survivors: Statistics, Stories, Strategies

    Archived Recording: [Recorded April 30, 2012] Description: This fast-paced webinar will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender sexual assault survivors. Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact with and serve transgender survivors and loved ones. Topics will include prevalence rates, barriers […]

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  • September 19, 2012

    National Center for Victims of Crime Conference

    Transgender Survivors: Statistics, Stories, Strategies This interactive and fast-paced workshop will encourage participants to expand their transgender vocabulary and conceptual framework(s), specifically in how they apply to transgender sexual assault, domestic violence, and/or hate violence survivors.  Attendees will increase their ability to fluidly and respectfully interact with and serve transgender survivors and loved ones.  Topics […]

    Start: September 19, 2012 @ 9:45 am
    End: September 19, 2012 @ 11:15 am
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    New Orleans, LA United States
  • October 31, 2012

    Bridging the Gap: Creating a Community of Support for Survivors with Disabilities

    Transgender Survivors: Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations Transgender and gender non-conforming individuals experience extremely high rates violence, as well as live with higher-than-average rates of physical and mental health conditions.  This interactive workshop will dynamically engage participants with core information and statistics about who transgender people are, the types and magnitude of violence […]

    Start: October 31, 2012 @ 8:00 am
    End: November 1, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
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    Louisville, KY United States
  • June 23, 2012

    Social Support: Pride

    Topic Discussion begins at 7:30 – 9:00pm Topic: Pride June is LGBT Pride month.  For many in the LGBT community, Pride is a very important time of the year, where people gather at PrideFest, companies have LGBT Pride days or events, and even the President makes proclamations and hosts celebratory parties at the White House.  […]

    Start: June 23, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
    End: June 23, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • July 28, 2012

    Social Support: Family Matters

    Topic Discussion begins at 7:30 – 9:00pm Topic: Family Matters Mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, children, cousins, chosen kin…family, by any other name.  What happens to family relationships when a person comes out as transgender or gender non-conforming?  What is it that family members want to know?  What are they concerned about?  What do trans people […]

    Start: July 28, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
    End: July 28, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • August 25, 2012

    Social Support: Second Life and beyond

    Topic Discussion begins at 7:30 – 9:00pm Topic: Second Life and beyond Description: Guest presenter Raine will lead August’s meeting focused on the transgender resources and social interactions in virtual worlds, primarily Second Life.  Second Life is a online virtual world in which a highly diverse global population can interact in real time from almost […]

    Start: August 25, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
    End: August 25, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • June 6, 2012

    OVC Web Forum: Violence Against Transgender Individuals

    The information below is provided by the Office for Victims of Crime. Online Discussion on Understanding Violence Against Transgender Individuals: June 6 As an Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded grantee who works with victims of crime or on related projects, you are specifically invited to participate in the next live Guest Host Session of […]

    Start: June 6, 2012 @ 1:00 pm
    End: June 6, 2012 @ 2:00 pm
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    United States
    Cost: Free
  • July 13, 2012

    LGBTQ Anti-Violence Project training

    This invite-only training will help support the formation of an Anti-Violence Project in the Fox Vally and Oshkosh areas of Wisconsin. Goodwill Industries of NCW, Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services, Harbor House Domestic Abuse Services, Reach Counseling and The Sexual Assault Crisis Center have joined together to help form the Fox Valley LGBTQ Anti-Violence Project […]

    Start: July 13, 2012 @ 1:30 pm
    End: July 13, 2012 @ 3:30 pm
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    Appleton, WI United States
  • July 18, 2012

    Making the Connection (Maine)

    This invitation-only event is part of a demonstration project to help connect, unite, and empower sexual assault service providers and the transgender community(ies) to work together to reduce barriers for trans* sexual assault survivors who want or need to access services. For more information about this project, please see http://forge-forward.org/anti-violence/providersurvivor-coalitions/    

    Start: July 18, 2012 @ 9:00 am
    End: July 18, 2012 @ 4:00 pm
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    Portland, ME United States
  • August 2, 2012

    NCAVP Roundtable

    The NCAVP Roundtable is for member organizations.  It is a time for networking, knowledge-sharing, and honing in on specific issues related to LGBTQ anti-violence with people who share a similar background in serving LGBTQ survivors.

    Start: August 2, 2012
    End: August 3, 2012
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    Richmond, VA United States
  • June 19, 2012

    NCAVP Training Academy

    The NCAVP Regional Training Academy will be held in Richmond, Virginia. Gather with LGBTQ folks, sexual and domestic violence agency advocates, allied professionals interested in the prevention of and response to violence in LGBTQ communities for a day of learning, networking, and community building. Please download the NCAVP Regional Training Academy 2012 Flyer for more information. […]

    Start: June 19, 2012 @ 8:00 am
    End: June 19, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
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    Richmond, VA United States
  • August 25, 2012

    A Comprehensive Look at TransAging Issues

    A workshop led by Loree Cook-Daniels for providers.   SouthEastern Transgender Health Summit Providing Access, Promoting Wellness Asheville, NC The overarching goal of the SouthEastern Transgender Health Summit (SETHS) is to increase the awareness of need, and to improve the quality and accessibility of culturally competent care for those who identify as transgender. The IOM […]

    Start: August 25, 2012 @ 8:30 am
    End: August 25, 2012 @ 10:00 am
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    Ashville, NC Select a Country:
  • August 25, 2012

    Support for SOFFAS (Significant Others, Family, Friends, and Allies)

    A workshop led by Loree Cook-Daniels for community members.   SouthEastern Transgender Health Summit Providing Access, Promoting Wellness Asheville, NC The overarching goal of the SouthEastern Transgender Health Summit (SETHS) is to increase the awareness of need, and to improve the quality and accessibility of culturally competent care for those who identify as transgender. The […]

    Start: August 25, 2012 @ 10:15 am
    End: August 25, 2012 @ 11:45 am
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    Ashville, NC Select a Country:
  • September 22, 2012

    Social Support: Addiction and Obsession

    September’s meeting topic: Addiction and Obsession Many people struggle with addiction (alcohol, drugs, cutting, food, sex, TV +) and/or obsession (body image, facebook, negative thoughts, gender presentation, opinions of others, +).  This meeting will look at small and large ways addiction/obsession may impact our own lives, as well as the lives of our loved ones […]

    Start: September 22, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
    End: September 22, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • October 27, 2012

    Social Support: On Hold: Between Decision and Action

    October social support meeting: Topic: On Hold: Between Decision and Action At times all of us have had to wait for something we really, really wanted.  Some of us are still waiting!  This often happens with regard to gender-related changes, but there are many other things that can be put “on-hold.” For some, the “hold” […]

    Start: October 27, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
    End: October 27, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • November 24, 2012

    Social Support: Exploring, Creating, and Recreating Self-Concept

    November’s Social Support meeting Topic: Narratives: Exploring, Creating, and Recreating Self-Concept Many of us spend hundreds of hours contemplating our gender and consciously (or unconsciously) creating narratives that explain our past, current, and future gendered reality.  When narratives are shared with others, they can become immutable, resulting in a quandary of how we can change […]

    Start: November 24, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
    End: November 24, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • December 22, 2012

    Social Support

    December’s “meeting” = Holiday party Join FORGE members on December 22, 2012 for a holiday social event.  In place of our regular talk-focused meeting, we will share food, casual conversation, music, and games. Please bring food or non-alcoholic beverages to share.  If you have music you would enjoy listening to, please also bring CDs, MP3 […]

    Start: December 22, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
    End: December 22, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • September 19, 2012

    National Center for Victims of Crime – Poster Session

    Transgender Victims of Crime: Barriers to Service Abstract: Transgender and gender non-conforming individuals experience extremely high rates of victimization.  Data from two FORGE 2011 national studies (transgender individuals, n=1005; victim service providers, n = 310) — approved by the Morehouse School of Medicine Institutional Review Board — confirm that the majority of transgender individuals who […]

    Start: September 19, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
    End: September 19, 2012 @ 6:00 pm
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    New Orleans, LA United States
  • October 1, 2012

    LGBT Anti-Violence Training (UW-Parkside)

    Last minute cancelations have resulted in open seats in Monday’s (10/1/12) interactive LGBTQ anti-violence training for providers and allied professionals who work with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and hate violence. Date: Monday, October 1, 2012 Time:  3:00 – 5:30pm Location: UW-Parkside (Kenosha, Wisconsin) Cost: FREE! The training is being sponsored by Agents for […]

    Start: October 1, 2012 @ 3:00 pm
    End: October 1, 2012 @ 5:30 pm
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    Kenosha, WI United States
    Cost: FREE
  • November 19, 2012

    Transgender Day of Remembrance

    November 19, 2012 @ 7:30pm Join FORGE and community partners (see below) in marking the Transgender Day of Remembrance. The greater Milwaukee community will be honoring those who have lost their lives due to anti-transgender hate and/or violence on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 7:30pm in Room 191 of the UW-Milwaukee Union. This is a […]

    Start: November 19, 2012 @ 7:30 pm
    End: November 19, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
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    3347 N. Downer Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
  • October 20, 2012

    Film: Facing Mirrors

    Facing Mirrors (Negar Azarbayjani, Iran/Germany, in Farsi with English subtitles, 102min., 2011) The first narrative film from Iran to feature a transgender main character and a story of an unexpected friendship, one that defies class, oppressive social norms and religious beliefs. In her first feature, filmmaker Negar Azarbayjani pairs two unlikely allies. Edi, breezily rebellious […]

    Start: October 20, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
    End: October 20, 2012 @ 7:00 pm
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    2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
    Milwaukee, WI United States
    Cost: 7 – 9
  • October 21, 2012

    Film: An Evening of Trans Shorts

    At Last: An Evening of Trans* Shorts Co-Sponsor: Cream City Foundation Community Co-Presenters: FORGE, Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, PFLAG-Milwaukee Campus Partner: UWM LGBT Studies Certificate Program This evening’s shorts program explores and celebrates the struggles and joys and talents of a diverse group of Trans* people. Featured: families, established and in formation; love, new and […]

    Start: October 21, 2012 @ 5:00 pm
    End: October 21, 2012 @ 7:00 pm
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    2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
    Milwaukee, WI United States
    Cost: 7 – 9
  • October 19, 2012

    2nd Biennial Conference on Supporting Transgender & Gender Nonconforming Youth

    Compounding Variables: Anti-Transgender Hate Crimes and Sexual Assaults Workshop description:  Through a blend of didactic and experiential modalities, youth-focused national statistics on anti-trans hate violence will be presented, with a lens focused on the intersections of trans and other marginalized identities and experiences (race, disability, class, incarceration history, etc.)  [Presenter: michael munson]   Conference sponsored […]

    Start: October 19, 2012 @ 12:15 pm
    End: October 19, 2012 @ 1:30 pm
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    6000 American Family Parkway
    Madison, WI United States
  • January 26, 2013

    Social Support: The Aggressives (film)

    January’s social support meeting: “The Aggressives” (film) Description: The Aggressives, a 2005 film by Daniel Peddle, is a rarely explored documentary about six self-defined “aggressives” — primarily African-American individuals assigned female at birth who express themselves in uniquely masculine ways.  The film powerfully explores their lives and examines gender in ways that are not often […]

    Start: January 26, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
    End: January 26, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • February 23, 2013

    Social Support

    “Making the Most of My Time” Guest Speaker: Craig Bodoh Description: Guest presenter, Craig Bodoh, is a coach, seminar leader, and author who has presented to the LGBT community over the years, at the Creating Change Conference, the Leather Leadership Conference, QShares, and the Milwaukee LGBT Center. “Making the Most of My Time” is an […]

    Start: February 23, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
    End: February 23, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • March 23, 2013

    Social Support

    March’s social support meeting: Coming Out: Break Through Conversations We all come out at some point – about something. This dynamic meeting will highlight strategies for creating the most successful outcomes when sharing new information with people in your life.  Skills and discussion will be applicable to people coming out at work or school, to […]

    Start: March 23, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
    End: March 23, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • April 27, 2013

    Social Support

    April’s social support meeting: The Trans Policy presentation and discussion slated for April 27, 2013’s meeting has been canceled. Although the meeting is formerly canceled, several regular members will be at the Community Center (1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor, Milwaukee, WI) and will hold open discussion space for anyone who wants to drop by.  […]

    Start: April 27, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
    End: April 27, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • May 25, 2013

    Social Support

    May’s social support meeting: Trans* Pride June is LGBT Pride month.  For many in the LGBT community, Pride is a very important time of the year, where people gather at PrideFest, companies have LGBT Pride days or events, and even the President makes proclamations and hosts celebratory parties at the White House.  Some trans people […]

    Start: May 25, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
    End: May 25, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • January 26, 2013

    Improving the Lives of Transgender Older Adults

    A workshop at Creating Change Description: Transgender older adults are affected by a range of federal, state and local policy and program inequities, including lack of inclusion in federal data collection, lack of recognition in the Older Americans Act, lack of public funding for services and programs, discrimination, and more. This interactive worship will highlight […]

    Start: January 26, 2013 @ 3:00 pm
    End: January 26, 2013 @ 4:30 pm
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    Atlanta, GA,
  • January 27, 2013

    From Trauma to Triumph: Making Good Meanings

    A workshop at Creating Change http://www.creatingchange.org/index.php Description: Our community experiences trauma in a myriad of ways, from higher child abuse rates to hate crimes, from having others vote away our rights to microaggressions. We’ll talk about how this trauma hampers organizing both individually and collectively, causing mental, physical, and interpersonal problems and creating cynicism, blaming, […]

    Start: January 27, 2013 @ 9:30 am
    End: January 27, 2013 @ 11:00 am
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    Atlanta, GA,
  • June 22, 2013

    Social Support

    June’s social support meeting: Where did binary sex come from, and where should it go? Guest Speaker: Cary Costello Description: In every world society, some people are born intersex, and some people don’t identify with the sex assigned to them at birth. Whether these people will have difficult or easy lives, be fully socially accepted […]

    Start: June 22, 2013 @ 7:25 pm
    End: June 22, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • July 27, 2013

    Social Support

    July’s social support meeting: Trans families / Parenting Panel Description: There are many ways people bring children into their lives.  Come meet a panel of trans families (or at least their parents!) who will share how they formed their family, how they have (or have not) navigated issues around disclosure, if their language and labels […]

    Start: July 27, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
    End: July 27, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • August 24, 2013

    Social Support

    August’s social support meeting: Street violence, safety and dealing with the police Guest speaker: Attorney Laura Sette Description: Attorney Laura Sette will discuss your rights when interacting with the police.  Trans*, gender non-conforming and all people might interact with the police at a traffic stop, when calling the police for help after a crime, or […]

    Start: August 24, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
    End: August 24, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • September 28, 2013

    Social Support

    September’s social support meeting: Trans Policy “Policy” can sound boring and irrelevant, but if you pee, access health care, drive, work, need housing, dream of gender-related surgery, or hope to grow old…it affects you!  Come to the September 28, 2013  meeting (7:30 for presentation) to hear about the phenomenal policy strides the trans community has […]

    Start: September 28, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
    End: September 28, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • October 26, 2013

    Social Support

    October’s social support meeting: Safe Dating (and relationships!) Check back for more information, but mark your calendar to attend meetings every 4th Saturday of the month.   Open rap is from 6:00 – 7:15pm Open rap is the time to connect connection with fellow Trans+ and SOFFA individuals. This gently facilitated time is especially devoted […]

    Start: October 26, 2013 @ 7:25 pm
    End: October 26, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • November 23, 2013

    Social Support

    November’s social support meeting Film: A Self-Made Man At a crucial turning point in his life, Tony Ferriaolo’s inner voice said, “Create yourself.” This credo once saved his life and now serves as a guiding principle as he educates gender non-conforming youth, as well as their parents. Lori Petchers’ moving A Self-Made Man interweaves the […]

    Start: November 23, 2013 @ 7:30 pm
    End: November 23, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • December 28, 2013

    Social Support

    December’s social support meeting: Holiday Party FORGE’s holiday party is an opportunity for new and old FORGE members and friends to simply hang out together for a relaxing evening of food, conversation, and games.  FORGE will provide Panera sandwiches and sides, as well as some beverages.  Please bring sweets, snacks, and/or other (non-alcoholic) drinks to […]

    Start: December 28, 2013 @ 6:00 pm
    End: December 28, 2013 @ 9:00 pm
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    1110 N. Market Street, 2nd floor
    Milwaukee, WI United States
  • March 5, 2013

    Anti-Transgender Hate Crimes and Sexual Assaults

    Workshop: Anti- Transgender Hate Crimes and Sexual Assaults: Compounding Variables and Best Practices for Community/Professional Response Description: Anti-transgender hate violence, particularly when it is coupled with sexual assault, presents complex and compounded challenges for both victims and services providers.  Hate violence often crumbles a community’s sense of safety and renders members powerless and vulnerable.  To be effective, […]

    Start: March 5, 2013 @ 8:30 am
    End: March 5, 2013 @ 10:00 am
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  • March 6, 2013

    Opening the Doors to Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors

    Workshop: Opening the Doors to Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors Description: At least 50% of transgender individuals are survivors of sexual assault: does your agency know how to reach and serve them?  FORGE staff will present data from a 2011 study of 1052 transgender respondents on their barriers to accessing sexual assault services, beliefs and fears […]

    Start: March 6, 2013 @ 8:30 am
    End: March 6, 2013 @ 10:00 am
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  • March 20, 2013

    Opening the Doors to Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors

    Workshop: Opening the Doors to Transgender Sexual Assault Survivors Description: At least 50% of transgender individuals are survivors of sexual assault: does your agency know how to reach and serve them? FORGE staff will present data from a 2011 study of 1052 transgender respondents on their barriers to accessing sexual assault services, beliefs and fears […]

    Start: March 20, 2013 @ 2:15 pm
    End: March 20, 2013 @ 3:15 pm
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  • March 20, 2013

    Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims

    Workshop: Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims Description: Faced with a crime victim who is visibly gender variant or who describes themselves as transgender, many professionals feel confused, curious, or worried, and consequently alienate and/or offend the victim by asking inappropriate or offensive questions.  This workshop is designed to:  1) Demystify who is under […]

    Start: March 20, 2013 @ 11:30 am
    End: March 20, 2013 @ 12:30 pm
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