a blog and resources for trans survivors and loved ones

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The pandemic and “shelter at home” orders have upended nearly everyone’s lives, resulting in widespread anxiety, fear, and depression. Trans and non-binary people – especially those of us who also have experienced trauma – may be particularly stressed. To help you learn simple self-help techniques for this difficult time, FORGE is creating a series of short how-to videos.

Want an excuse to touch your face again? Wash your hands thoroughly and then use this simple how-to video to learn tapping. Tapping is a self-help technique people use to cope with stress, anxiety, and physical and emotional pain. Try it!