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Safer Sex, Monkeypox, and Trans Survivorship

Safer Sex, Monkeypox, and Trans Survivorship

You might be wondering, “What does monkeypox have to do with trans survivors?” Possibly a lot! In addition to Monkeypox being a public health crisis, some trans community members might be at higher risk for contracting the disease. Trans survivors may have additional...

Who Are You After Trauma?

Who Are You After Trauma?

You trust no one, see danger everywhere, and walk with a sense of powerlessness and worry even while at the same time you may develop an aggressiveness you don’t understand. Slowly you morph into a tight, controlled, rigid, restrictive, anxious, fearful, numb and...

Everything Leaves Its Wound

Everything Leaves Its Wound

Everything Leaves Its Wound A Review of Suture: Trauma and Trans Becoming   I was in my 60s and doing long-distance caregiving for both my widowed father and my mentally ill younger sister before I finally, finally, finally gave up hope that my father would ever...

Therapist Guide: PTSD and Symptoms

Therapist Guide: PTSD and Symptoms

Survivors of childhood abuse, sexual assault, and other violent assaults often experience post-traumatic stress. The way that individuals experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress may differ for each person. Being able to recognize these symptoms can be helpful in...

What does Independence Day mean in 2022?

What does Independence Day mean in 2022?

This week, the US celebrates Independence Day on July 4th. The messages we hear about freedom are in stark contrast with the recent Supreme Court ruling that limits a pregnant person’s right to bodily autonomy, anti-transgender legislation that restricts access to...

Trans & Nonbinary Reproductive Rights

Trans & Nonbinary Reproductive Rights

After news that the US Supreme Court will likely strike down Roe v. Wade, many people have been left with questions about how this will impact them. This decision may be especially concerning for trans and nonbinary people, who already face challenges in accessing...

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Transgender and nonbinary folks – last chance to learn more about the roundtables about how Trans & LGBQ+ victims/survivors and community members want the response to sexual violence to look in their communities. These roundtables are hosted by The Sexual Violence Justice Institute (of Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault) and #FORGE. We need your help! $40 compensation. Complete the pre-screening survey today! forge.tips/3PQkgC3 ... See MoreSee Less

Transgender and nonbinary folks – last chance to learn more about the roundtables about how Trans & LGBQ+ victims/survivors and community members want the response to sexual violence to look in their communities. These roundtables are hosted by The Sexual Violence Justice Institute (of Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault) and #FORGE. We need your help! $40 compensation. Complete the pre-screening survey today! https://forge.tips/3PQkgC3Image attachmentImage attachment