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June 2020

[CONNECT] Fermented Soda!

June 24, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for a fun structured time of learning and exploration. Fermented Soda! Description: Interested in finding a new quarantine hobby? Join us for a relaxed info session and hangout where FORGE’s Caleb Weinhardt will demo making fermented soda from ginger bug (the starter) to finished drinks! Fermented soda is a simple homemade drink made with ginger and sugar that can be flavored with all kinds of fruits and…

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[CONNECT] Coloring and chatting

June 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for supportive social connection. Coloring and chatting Description As Pride month nears its end, but the work of social justice and progress continues, we’ll use this time to literally color and chat!  Find your favorite coloring book or sketch pad, or download a coloring page from the web.  As we color, we talk about whatever moves us – and share the results of our beautiful coloring at…

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[CONNECT] Game day

June 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for supportive social connection. Game day Come chill and join in some fun online games with old and new friends.   Zoom link https://forge-forward.zoom.us/j/91233659529 Use computer audio or dial in: +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) Meeting ID: 912 3365 9529   All groups are trans and queer led. The facilitator for this event is Matthew Lewis, a Black Queer poet,…

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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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July 2020

[CONNECT] What Does the U.S. Supreme Court Decision Really Mean for Trans Folks?

July 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for supportive social connection. The U.S. Supreme Court recently declared that discrimination at work because of gender identity or sexual orientation is discrimination “because of . . . sex.” How courts interpret those words – “because of sex” – directly impacts the everyday lives of trans and non-binary individuals. Come learn about the Supreme Court cases that gay and trans plaintiffs won, what their victory means for…

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[CONNECT] Sparkle, Pop, Boom: Staying Grounded Amid Fireworks and Festivities

July 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for supportive social connection. Description: Some of us look forward to July 4.  Some of us dread it.  We’ll chat about the range of emotions people have with the 4th of July.  Many trans and non-binary folks (and other!) live with trauma in their past, may be neurodivergent, or have other memories from prior holidays that impact how they interact with this holiday.  We’ll talk about some…

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[CONNECT] Writing it OUT Workshop

July 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for: Topic: Writing it OUT Workshop Description: Feelings are running high these days.  Many of us are frustrated, angry, sad. Some of us are tapped into feelings of hopelessness and unrest with the state of the world.  (Some of us might also be able to take moments where we can experience the beauty of the early summer.)  Where ever you are — whatever you are feeling —…

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Scavenger Hunt: Explore Your Neighborhood

July 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for a structured discussion and connection. Topic: Scavenger Hunt: Explore Your Neighborhood Description: As we’re all finding our new routines in this time, it can be helpful to take some time to step out of our homes and explore the familiar or unfamiliar world around us. We’re encouraging folks to take a mindful walk through your neighborhood, or any space accessible to you, and look for some…

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[CONNECT] Game day

July 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for supportive connection. Description: Come chill and join in some fun online games with old and new friends. Zoom link https://forge-forward.zoom.us/j/92338767586 Use computer audio or dial in: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) Meeting ID: 923 3876 7586   The facilitator for this event is Matthew Lewis, a Black Queer poet, community health promoter, and unapologetic Aquarius.  He has a…

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Fabulous Cooking with Denise

July 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Join FORGE and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Inclusion Health Clinic for supportive social connection. Description: Denise Cawley and son Aidan are going to whip up some great, simple, easy-to-prepare foods.  You’ll see some basic cooking techniques, as well as how to modify recipes to match your taste preferences, dietary needs, and what’s in your kitchen.   Zoom link https://forge-forward.zoom.us/j/96733395697 Use computer audio or dial in: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 312 626 6799 US…

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