Reina Gossett on HuffPost Live

Gender-Affirming ID, Medicaid Coverage, & More with SRLP’s Reina Gossett on HuffPost Live

Last week, SRLP’s Reina Gossett was joined by Mara Keisling, Patricia Harrington, Noah Lewis, and Kye Campbell-Fox on Huffington Post Live to discuss the obstacles transgender people face when trying to obtain gender-affirming identity documents.   SRLP works to push state and city agencies to allow transgender people to change their documents to accurately reflect their name […]

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Meet Maria Elena Covarrubias, SRLP Summer Intern!

Learn some fun facts about one of our summer interns and check back soon to meet the others! To apply for an SRLP internship visit: http://srlp.org/get-involved/jobs-internships Name, Position and Team at SRLP: Maria Elena Covarrubias, SRLP Direct Service Intern and Red Umbrella Project Intern- Alternative to Incarceration Project Pronouns: They/Them What do you do to […]

From someone currently incarcerated in the prison system: The Prison Rape Elimination Act is not working as it should.

Warning: The following letter includes topics of  sexual  mistreatment or abuse. If you may be triggered by these topics, proceed with caution. In her last letter, Lennea shared with us an incident of sexual harassment and her attempts at seeking basic protective measures, and the resulting injustice she received at the hands of the prison […]

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PHOTOS: SRLP at Bushwick Pride!

Check out photos from this year’s Bushwick Pride with Grand Marshals SRLP Director of Membership, Reina Gossett, and comrade and community member Lourdes Ashley Hunter! Thanks to all of the trans and queer people of color, low-income, and allies who came out to demand Medicaid coverage of transition-related healthcare! And thank you to our coalition […]

Meet Kelly Herrmann, SRLP Intern!

Learn some fun facts about one of our summer interns and check back soon to meet the others! To apply for an SRLP internship visit: http://srlp.org/get-involved/jobs-internships Name, Pronouns, Position and Team at SRLP Kelly Herrmann, they/them/theirs, SRLP Prisoner Justice Project Legal Intern   What do you do to relax / have fun? Talk/decompress with friends […]

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How difficult (or unsafe) can it be to work out or to buy lotion in prison?

In a letter following her introduction posted a few weeks ago, Lennea gives us a a few updates from this past March. Topics include the nuances of obtaining transition-related materials and procedures in prison, and her difficulties with the administration around issues of sexual harassment and alleged sexual conduct. Warning: The following letter includes topics […]

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Tomorrow 7/10 is Drop In Day at SRLP!

SRLP has free drop-in clinics EVERY THURSDAY from 1-5 PM where you can meet with one of our staff attorneys (Elana Redfield and Pooja Gehi pictured above).  Our clinics run from FEBRUARY to OCTOBER and we offer Spanish interpretation. Come by tomorrow and say hi to our Front Desk Angel, Julie! Our office is located at 147 […]