The Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence.

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Learn more about the Sylvia Rivera Law Project's programs and services, as well as how you can support our work

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  • Get Legal Help

    Get legal help with name changes, IDs, immigration and more. Learn about our office hours and how to contact us to get help.

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  • Prisoner Advisory Committee

    PAC is one way to overcome the enormous state-created barriers to communication and political participation for the people who are most affected by the prison industrial complex.

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    SRLP has a membership model, which supports more involvement from community members.

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Latest News from SRLP

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  • NEW: Trans Healthcare Infographic from SRLP and GLAAD!

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    For the past ten years, SRLP’s has worked to end the Department of Health’s discriminatory ban on transition-related care, and build a movement of support for trans healthcare. We couldn’t have done it without the support of organizations like GLAAD, our collaborator on this infographic and many others in our public education campaign to end the Medicaid […]

  • Photos & History: SRLP From 2002 to Today!

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    So much to do and so much to celebrate! Here is a brief history of our victories, not to mention all of the community events, daily legal services, and collaboration with our partners and allies! 2002 SRLP began as a one-person fellowship project at the Urban Justice Center. 2003 SRLP wins victory in Doe v. Bell, establishing […]

  • What is freedom? A poem by Synthia China Blast

    Read “Freedom,” an incarcerated transgender woman’s poetic encouragement for self-determination. “Freedom,” by Ms. Synthia China Blast   To see what we have never seen To be what we have never been To shed the chrysalis and fly Depart the earth—kiss the sky To be reborn becoming someone new Is this a dream or is it […]