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Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims

April 2012 | FORGE

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This webinar focuses on basic transgender concepts, and includes references and examples specific to victim service providers.  The components covered include:  1) discussing the diversity under the "transgender umbrella"; 2) exploring social, medical, legal, and other options transgender people may pursue;  3) stimulating thought about which components of a transgender person’s life might (or might not be) relevant to the roles crime victim professionals play; and 4) disseminating resources to support transgender crime victims and the professionals who serve them. Handouts that accompany this webinar are located here here and here.



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