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Finding Gender Euphoria and Healing Through Riotous Hair Colors and Growling Clippers

A Guide for…
Facilitators of Transgender Community Groups: Supporting Sexual Violence Survivors

A Self-Help Guide to Healing and Understanding

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Oprah Talks Trauma

Oprah Talks Trauma

“Oprah says…” You may eagerly await what comes next, or you may immediately tune out. Even if you fall in the latter group, this time I urge you to pay attention. Oprah has co-authored, with neuroscientist and child psychiatrist Bruce D. Perry, a book currently on the...

Nonviolent Communication as a way to Connect with Feelings and Needs

Nonviolent Communication as a way to Connect with Feelings and Needs

Nonviolent communication (NVC) is a framework for communication that centers shared human feelings and needs, developed by Marshall Rosenberg beginning in the 1960s. In a PACT NOW workshop on July 28th, 2020, FORGE staff and participants practiced basic NVC skills to...

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Honoring grief, practicing compassionate storytelling, and choosing life and hope are all ways that survivors can be blessed by the memories of the people they have lost and treat them at last with the dignity they deserve through the actions survivors choose now. Read more in “The Gift of Traumatic Intrusions,” at forge.tips/3xgbR0E.

[Image: On a pink background, a line drawing of a tree. Text: “Storytelling in community is the healing magic that keeps survivors like me alive.” FORGE logo.]
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Honoring grief, practicing compassionate storytelling, and choosing life and hope are all ways that survivors can be blessed by the memories of the people they have lost and treat them at last with the dignity they deserve through the actions survivors choose now. Read more in “The Gift of Traumatic Intrusions,” at https://forge.tips/3xgbR0E.

[Image: On a pink background, a line drawing of a tree. Text: “Storytelling in community is the healing magic that keeps survivors like me alive.” FORGE logo.]
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