Author Archives: Susan Forrest

About Susan Forrest

LearningTrans.org, co-founder Los Angeles, County HIV Drug & Alcohol Task Force, chair Los Angeles, County HIV Mental Health Task Force, secretary

04/25/15: South L.A. Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Community Forum: Centering Trans* Voices to Lead Change | Foro Comunitario Para la Comunidad Transgénero de Sur L.A.

St. John’s Well Child and Family Center’s Transgender Health Advisory Board proudly presents the South Los Angeles Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Community Forum: Centering Trans* Voices to Lead Change. This open community forum will generate valuable input to create policy … Continue reading

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04/10/15: video of Michelle Enfield discussing TashaFaye Johnson’s death & info on her memorial service

Originally posted on Los Angeles County HIV Drug & Alcohol Task Force:
Michelle Enfield addresses the L.A. Commission on HIV https://vimeo.com/124638799 | video of Michelle Enfield addressing the Commission on HIV yesterday about the situation surrounding Tashe’s death, and here…

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04/18/15: 1er. Dia Internacional de Sobrevivientes Transgenero

¡Saludos a tod@s! (English below) De parte del LA LGBT Center, CHIRLA, CARECEN, y Bienestar, estamos emocionados en anunciar un evento enfocado en sanar, empoderar, crear comunidad, marchar, y celebrar. Que:  1er Día Internacional de Sobrevivientes Transgénero Cuando:  18 de … Continue reading

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04/18/15: 1st International Day of Transgender Survivors

Hello All! On behalf of the LGBT Center, CHIRLA, CARECEN, and BIENESTAR, we are excited to announce an amazing upcoming event focused on healing, empowerment, community, and celebration. What:   The First International Day of Transgender Survivors When:  April 18th, 1 … Continue reading

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03/20 /15 “spring into love” #translivesmatter demonstration in Los Angeles VIDEO

03/20 /15 “spring into love” #translivesmatter demonstration in Los Angeles Spring Into Love #translivesmatter demonstration from Susan Forrest on Vimeo.

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02/06/15: Katya De La Riva service & vigil

Here is info for the services for Katya De La Riva The Vigil will be Friday Feb 6th, 2015 from 5:30 PM –  8:00 PM Funeraria Latino Americana 355  W Cerritos Ave Anaheim, CA 92805 The Mass will be Saturday … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, Volume 3 Issue 1 | Trans/Feminisms

Please circulate widely! Call for Papers TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, Volume 3 Issue 1 Trans/Feminisms  TSQ CFP 3 1- Special Issue on Trans Feminisms In Trans/Feminisms, a special double-issue of TSQ, we will explore feminist work taking place within trans … Continue reading

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For better or worse

Originally posted on Jane the Obscure:
“We are not idealized wild things. We are imperfect mortal beings, aware of that mortality even as we push it away, failed by our very complication, so weird that when we mourn our losses…

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Remembering Alexis on her Birthday

Originally posted on Jane the Obscure:
Sister You laid there fighting and courting death to the end It wouldn’t come for you, but finally the wings you Carried on your back Carried you home. You were the first to speak,…

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My Treasure

newest article by Jane the Obscure My Treasure My treasure is the smile on my face. The lessons of my mistakes  and the nature of my emotions that blow all which way breaking me like a branch in the wind, … Continue reading

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