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Trans Folks, Survivors, and Partners Practicing Sexual Consent

In intimate relationships, practicing consent means communicating about touching and boundaries. Consent is essential for a wide range of activities—holding hands, cuddling, oral sex. (As an aside, consent is also important in non-intimate contexts, like disclosing...

FORGE welcomes Anole Halper to our Team

FORGE welcomes Anole Halper to our Team May 21, 2019 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...

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“I spent 30 years as man; 25 as a woman and now gender bores me…No one is 100 percent comfortable with the gender roles put on them."—Holly Boswell

Holly Boswell was an influential transgender activist, writer, leader, and the creator the trans symbol in 1993. For #TransPride, we’re celebrating leaders like Holly. You can read more about Holly’s life here on the Logo blog: www.newnownext.com/holly-boswell-creator-of-transgender-symbol-obituary/08/2017/

[Image: Photo of Holly Boswell, a trans person with long curly hair and their cheek painted with a sun.]
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“I spent 30 years as man; 25 as a woman and now gender bores me…No one is 100 percent comfortable with the gender roles put on them.—Holly Boswell

Holly Boswell was an influential transgender activist, writer, leader, and the creator the trans symbol in 1993. For #TransPride, we’re celebrating leaders like Holly. You can read more about Holly’s life here on the Logo blog: http://www.newnownext.com/holly-boswell-creator-of-transgender-symbol-obituary/08/2017/  

[Image: Photo of Holly Boswell, a trans person with long curly hair and their cheek painted with a sun.]