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SRLP Congratulates Chelsea Manning on Her Name Change!

Today, a judge in Kansas granted Chelsea Manning’s name change! Congratulations, Chelsea! We are inspired by Chelsea and other incarcerated community members who are standing up to militarism and state violence and working to make our lives more possible. You can read Chelsea’s statement here: http://www.chelseamanning.org/featured/chelsea-mannings-statement-on-her-legal-name-change Read SRLP Prisoner Advisory Committee members letters in support of Chelsea: http://srlp.org/pac-members-show-support-for-chelsea-manning/ Do […]

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SRLP Stands in Solidarity with May Day

As organizations that prioritize work within our communities and with individuals who are living at the intersections of heightened policing, violence, and oppression, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, the Audre Lorde Project, Streetwise and Safe, FIERCE, and the Queer Detainee Empowerment Project’s stand in solidarity with May Day. We believe that a true immigrant and worker rights movement is […]

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Now Filming at SRLP: Alisha Williams and Laverne Cox in “FREE CeCe: A Documentary”

After an incredible talk with CeCe McDonald, Reina Gossett, and Dean Spade last night, SRLP’s Alisha Williams and Laverne Cox are doing an interview for “FREE CeCe: A Documentary.” Alisha and Laverne will discuss the dangerous and violent realities that trans people, particularly trans women of color, face in prison. Alisha and Laverne will also […]

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TONIGHT: SRLP’s Reina Gossett and Dean Spade with Cece McDonald

Check out this interview with SRLP’s Reina Gossett and join her tonight with Dean Spade and Cece McDonald! Read “NO ONE IS DISPOSABLE: Artist and activist Reina Gossett talks CeCe McDonald, trans liberation, and prison abolition” by Chris Lee at http://www.fvckthemedia.com/issue33/no-one-is Tonight “I Use My Love to Guide Me”: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Impossible Situations A […]

Shakespeare as a controversial force of good behind bars

While serving a life sentence, trans woman of color (and first-time blogger) Dana “Gee” Gibson is always looking for ways to stay positive, and recently took up playwriting as an outlet for creativity and activism after a controversial prison-production of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” sparked her interest in the craft.   “Shakespeare Under Lock and Key,” by […]

SRLP Celebrates Philly Activists’ Work to Stop Deportations and End Criminalization

Today in Philadelphia, Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order that limits cooperation between the Philadelphia Police Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The law prevents Philadelphia police from being able to detain immigrants for transfer to federal facilities without a court warrant. Congratulations to the Philadelphia Family Unity Network (PFUN), a coalition of immigrants, activists, and […]

Immigrations is an LGBTQ Issue: Stop the Deportations

Join SRLP in the #Not1More Campaign to Stop Deportations!

Sign this petition to call on President Obama to sign an Executive Order to stop deportations! http://transgenderlawcenter.org/archives/10129 Join SRLP, Southerners on New Ground, and the Transgender Law Center to fight back against mass deportations! Come to SRLP for a Know Your Rights workshop on immigration tomorrow night from 7-8:30 PM at the SRLP office! Click here […]

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Jueves 4/17: Orientación para miembros nuevos seguido por un taller “Conoce Tus Derechos”!

¿Lo sabías? El N.Y.P.D. le envia huellas digitales al Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas. Significa que comunidades de inmigrantes, que ya son vulnerables a vigilancia policial, ahora son aún más susceptibles a estar puestos en autos de deportación. Aprendemos junt@s para resistir junt@s! Aprende tus derechos para proteger tus familias, tus comunidades, y […]

We Stand With Monica Jones

SRLP Stands With Monica Jones: Stop Police Profiling and End the Criminalization of Survival

At this weekend’s GLAAD Media Awards ceremony in L.A., Laverne Cox spoke out about the fact that trans and gender nonconforming low-income people and people of color are commonly profiled by the police for expressing our gender identity or participating in criminalized economies in order to survive. She spoke about our comrade Monica Jones, a trans […]