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Prayer for Pandemic BOTH/AND

In process theology, we stop viewing the world with a binary lens. Rather than life being dreadful or wonderful, evil or good, or the world existing in only binaries of male/female, or right or wrong, we look instead through the lens of BOTH/AND as opposed to...

Recouraging

A queer epic fantasy author I enjoy, KA Doore, recently asked on Twitter: Tired of being discouraged. How does one get recouraged?— K.A. Doore (@KA_Doore) March 31, 2020 They wrote from a place of radical vulnerability that gave me pause. It seems our feeds,...

Medication Routines video

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...

Moving video

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...

Tapping Video

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...

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Accessing mental health care shouldn't harm your mental health.

Yet that's the reality many transgender and nonbinary people face when they seek services from agencies that exclude their experience from intake forms, training, and programming. It’s Mental Health Awareness Month (#MHAM2019) and mental health services that are not trans-inclusive are a very real barrier for #TransMentalHealth.

Use this checklist to see if your agency is ready to serve trans and non-binary people without harming them: forge.tips/2YJJqdW.

[Image: A photo of a clipboard with a pen and paper on it that is titled “Intake Form.” Under the title, it says “are you…” with a checkbox for “male” and “female.” Large bold sans serif font above this image says “Accessing mental health care shouldn’t harm your mental health.” Along the bottom of the image is a translucent white banner that has in it the FORGE logo, “#TransMentalHealth,” and a small icon of a silhouetted head, with the trans colors (pink, blue, and white) inside in the shape of a brain.]
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Accessing mental health care shouldnt harm your mental health.  Yet thats the reality many transgender and nonbinary people face when they seek services from agencies that exclude their experience from intake forms, training, and programming. It’s Mental Health Awareness Month (#MHAM2019) and mental health services that are not trans-inclusive are a very real barrier for #TransMentalHealth.  Use this checklist to see if your agency is ready to serve trans and non-binary people without harming them: https://forge.tips/2YJJqdW.  [Image: A photo of a clipboard with a pen and paper on it that is titled “Intake Form.” Under the title, it says “are you…” with a checkbox for “male” and “female.” Large bold sans serif font above this image says “Accessing mental health care shouldn’t harm your mental health.” Along the bottom of the image is a translucent white banner that has in it the FORGE logo, “#TransMentalHealth,” and a small icon of a silhouetted head, with the trans colors (pink, blue, and white) inside in the shape of a brain.]
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