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We are an agency with outpatient services, an emergency shelter and second step residential services for survivors of DV. How do you think it would be best to address homophobic, biphobic, and transphobic ...
Ashley Robert
06/26/2014
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What do you feel are the essential components to intake and screening paperwork in order to make our program LGBTQ inclusive and not exclusive?
Ashley Robert
06/26/2014
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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
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06/25/2014
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Can you please discuss or refer us to resources that talk about work with young transgender people who have faced homelessness and engaged in survival sex or other street economies?
kris360
06/25/2014
arrow icon Transgender youth experience disproportionately high rates o...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon The Center for American Progress has done quite a bit of wor...
Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
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I work in a DV shelter that only houses women and children; men are housed at a different location. I wonder how a gender-neutral/intersex individual would fare under such rules? Are there any noted instan...
Stacy Edwards
06/25/2014
arrow icon Thank you for all the info! I am definitely going to bring u...
Stacy Edwards
06/25/2014
arrow icon Great thank you so much for your input and suggestions!
Samantha
06/25/2014
arrow icon Re: making a women-only shelter more inclusive of trans peop...
Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
arrow icon pt 5bc. (continued OVW FAQ re sex-segregated services: http:...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon pt 5b. "[An agency] that operates a sex-segregated or sex-sp...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon pt 5a. The Frequently Asked Questions document: "Nondiscrimi...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon pt 4. From the FAQ from OVW (available online at: http://www...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon pt 3. If there is a choice of a gendered facility or all-gen...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon pt 2. The Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women has ...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon As a field we have not begun to address the looming issue of...
Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
arrow icon pt 1. This is a particularly challenging issue. When people...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon My question is somewhat similar. I also work in a DV/SA shel...
Samantha
06/25/2014
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Similar to the question regarding hospitals and SA advocacy for survivors- how can SA or DV advocates best serve survivors when interacting with the courts or law enforcement? And have you had any positive...
Michelle
06/25/2014
arrow icon The Department of Justice's Community Relations Service earl...
Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
arrow icon The newly released OVC toolkit -- which FORGE partnered with...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon It continues to be challenging to work with law enforcement,...
michael munson
06/25/2014
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If a person was sexually assaulted as a youth prior to even realizing that they are transgender or genderqueer/ gender nonconforming, how will that affect them as an adult? Are there ways to deal with this...
Shawn
06/25/2014
arrow icon This can pose some interesting challenges for *some* transge...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon Every survivor is going to have their own issues to deal wit...
Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
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Our agency has provided a women's-only sexual assault support group for the past 20 years (inclusive of transwomen) and only recently began also facilitating a mens sexual assault support group as well. D...
Kathy
06/25/2014
arrow icon FORGE focuses on how to create spaces that honor shared expe...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon Great job on being inclusive of trans women in your women-on...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon As a culture, we have unfortunately created a widespread bel...
Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
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I am interested in learning ways to educate my campus on the strengths and needs of the transgender community. I am at an institution in the south and there is a great deal of ignorance in general around ...
Carol Taylor
06/25/2014
arrow icon We have not but that is something we will certainly take int...
Carol Taylor
06/26/2014
arrow icon Re: getting trans students involved...have you tried marketi...
Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
arrow icon Thank you! We can use this as part of our programming for s...
Carol Taylor
06/25/2014
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michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon Our student orgs are struggling with getting transgender stu...
Carol Taylor
06/25/2014
arrow icon I agree with michael munson that the best way to approach th...
Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
arrow icon We have five different orgs for LGBTQ* students but even the...
Carol Taylor
06/25/2014
arrow icon Campus life seems to be a world of its own -- with some camp...
michael munson
06/25/2014
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Can you speak to how SA advocates can a) help advocate for trans survivors at the hospital (i.e. use of preferred pronouns, etc) and b) maintain collegial interactions with other professionals who may not ...
Jennifer
06/25/2014
arrow icon Thanks so much for your response! I will definitely take a ...
Jennifer
06/25/2014
arrow icon Webinars that might be of particular interest include : * ...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon One way we are encouraging staff with diverse backgrounds an...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon Pronouns -- as you clearly know -- are an essential piece of...
michael munson
06/25/2014
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What are the percentages for offender relationship to survivor for this population?
Ann Brazee
06/25/2014
arrow icon In 2004, FORGE's survey of transgender sexual violence survi...
Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
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It has been my experience that many times in correctional settings transgender and gender non-conforming residents are forced into pseudo-relationships in which they are sexually exploited and abused in e...
Mark Seymour
06/25/2014
arrow icon FORGE held a webinar on "Working with Trans Survivors of Sex...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon One of the things FORGE works hard to do is put trans experi...
Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
arrow icon Great question. Detention settings can pose many challenges...
michael munson
06/25/2014
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I am wondering what is the best practices in making your organization known as an LBGTQ safe organization? Also what are ways in which an advocate can let the LBGTQ community know that an advocate is avail...
Ebony
06/25/2014
arrow icon Intangible areas that are included are: organizational cultu...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon Tangible areas that are reviewed include: forms and paperwor...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon You may also be interested in a checklist FORGE created: "Is...
michael munson
06/25/2014
arrow icon Great question. Many organizations want to make their space...
michael munson
06/25/2014
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My organizations deal with missing and exploited children and youth. Could you please address the additional vulnerabilities of LGBTQ youth to grooming and luring via online interactions? Many times I thin...
Leo Reid
06/25/2014
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Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
arrow icon Pt 1 of 2: We do know that children who are seeking attenti...
Cook-Daniels
06/25/2014
arrow icon LGBTQ youth face many additional layers of vulnerability, in...
michael munson
06/25/2014
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