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May 2020

[ASK the advocate] Staying true to yourself while staying safe

May 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for an opportunity to ask questions and engage with professionals serving the trans/non-binary community. Topic: Staying true to yourself while staying safe: Gender expression in the age of COVID-19 In our world of social distancing, face masks, working from home, and other shifts in our day-to-day lives, trans and non-binary people are often struggling with how to stay safe AND how to continue to present our gender…

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[ASK the physician] “My job is considered essential — how can i stay safer?”

May 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for an opportunity to ask questions and engage with professionals serving the trans/non-binary community. Topic: "My job is considered essential -- how can i stay safer?" Not everyone is working from home or unemployed.  It is not always clear what needs to be done to stay safe(r) while working with others, which may include not being able to adhere to social distancing recommendations.  Learn how to minimize…

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[ASK the provider] Low or no health insurance? You still deserve healthcare!

May 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for an opportunity to ask questions and engage with professionals serving the trans/non-binary community. Topic: Low or no health insurance?  You still deserve healthcare! We all deserve physical and mental health care.  This session will explore getting the care you need with or without insurance.  We’ll  discuss how to access affordable health insurance (possibly at no cost to you).  We’ll share where you can seek care without…

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[ASK the Advocate] Maintaining your housing during COVID-19

May 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for an opportunity to ask questions and engage with professionals serving the trans/non-binary community.   Topic: Maintaining your housing during COVID-19  Having trouble finding or affording your housing? Learn about how to use assistance programs that can help with rent, mortgage, utility expenses, and more. We’ll also talk about new protections during the COVID-19 period.   Zoom link https://forge-forward.zoom.us/j/97483353236 Use computer audio or dial in: +1 312…

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June 2020

[ASK] Who in the world is…!? Sharing about FORGE and Inclusion Health Clinic’s services

June 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for an opportunity to ask questions and engage with professionals serving the trans/non-binary community.   Who in the world…!? Sharing about FORGE and Inclusion Health Clinic’s services Do you wonder what services are available at FORGE?  Or from Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin’s, Inclusion Health Clinic?  This session will share brief overviews of what you can access (and how), and leave plenty of time for…

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[ASK] The ins and outs of Wisconsin name & gender change

June 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for an opportunity to ask questions and engage with professionals serving the trans/non-binary community. The ins and outs of name & gender change From state IDs, birth certificates, social security and passports to . . . health insurance, bank accounts and more. Come learn more about the process of changing your identity documents in Wisconsin. We’ll discuss court-ordered changes, government-issued IDs, and insurance and other records of…

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[ASK] Smoke, Eat, Move: A harm reduction approach to real people in real bodies

June 16, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for an opportunity to ask questions and engage with professionals serving the trans/non-binary community. TOPIC: Smoke, Eat, Move: A harm reduction approach to real people in real bodies Description: In the middle of a pandemic, is now the time to stop smoking and start exercising? This session will share information about how to navigate making health-related changes and lowering health risks. A focus will be on promoting health…

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[ASK] Staying Active during Quarantine, Staying Active Indoors and Outdoors

June 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for an opportunity to ask questions and engage with professionals serving the trans/non-binary community. Staying Active during Quarantine, Staying Active Indoors and Outdoors Description: Join us for an informational conversation with Caleb Weinhardt from FORGE. Physical activity comes in all forms, and we can all find different ways to incorporate enjoyable movement into our lives! We will talk about strategies for staying active safely during our current…

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[ASK] Healthy at every size

June 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for an opportunity to ask questions and engage with professionals serving the trans/non-binary community. Healthy at every size Description: Sometimes healthcare providers focus more on numbers than on an individuals’ overall wellbeing and health. Sometimes a provider will link medical conditions to a need for a client to lose weight. (We’ll talk about why some providers put so much emphasis on these numbers and the impact it…

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[ASK] “Can My Health History Help Solve the COVID crisis?”

June 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for an opportunity to ask questions and engage with professionals serving the trans/non-binary community. “Can My Health History Help Solve the COVID crisis?” “Can My Health History Help Solve the COVID crisis?”  The answer is YES! Two large national longitudinal health studies are actively recruiting LGBTQ participants.  Mahri Bahati of PRIDEnet and Dr. Jeff Whittle representing the All of Us study will present how their studies have…

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