Mik Kinkead, SRLP Prisoner Justice Project, talks to AlterNet about the role of legal professionals and organizations in the mass strike against the Trump Administration and the broader movement for social justice. Read more about it here.
Chelsea Manning will be released from prison in 95 days, on May 17, 2017. For so many people who are allies and supporters of Chelsea, her release marks an important end to the trauma she underwent for the past three and a half years in a military prison that refused to recognize her basic humanity. […]
Dear Community, I want to recognize how hard this week has been, how hard the weeks have been for you. I want to recognize how much the news has been hurting, how fear and doubt and confusion has affected your sense of belonging in the United States as an immigrant. As someone who was able […]
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In the past month, the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation announced a “roundtable” on the Americans with Disabilities Act that would focus on so-called “drive-by ADA lawsuits.” The American Bar Association is one of the largest membership organizations for lawyers in the United States and claims to be committed to “defending liberty, […]
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is committed to growing the ability of trans, gender non-conforming, and intersex community members who are people of color and low-income to advocate for themselves and better navigate state systems that are designed to marginalize and divide us. To assist our folks and their allies, we are pleased to release […]
“It’s revolutionary to connect with love” – Reina Gossett Today is Trans Prisoner Day of Action and Solidarity. For the past 10 years, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project’s (SRLP) movement building work has been fortified by our Prisoner Advisory Committee (PAC), a group of over 100 formerly and currently incarcerated trans, gender non-conforming, and intersex […]
Order your 2017 calendar today! SRLP’s beautiful 12-month calendar showcases the artwork of SRLP Prisoner Advisory Committee members who are locked away in New York state detention facilities. Even while existing under some of the most violent and isolating conditions, our PAC members continue to find ways to survive, resist, and break down physical barriers created to […]
Kyle Rapinan, SRLP Survival and Self-Determination Project Director, talks to Courthouse News on trans people rushing to change their name and/or gender marker before the Trump administration and the difficulties and discrimination often faced during that process. Read more about this here.
“This year I want to see the whole city be powerful together” – Sheneeneh Smith, SRLP Movement Building Team member The urgency for continued resistance this New Year has a lot of us thinking, dreaming, and fearing what’s next. In the last year, our struggle to support the rights, leadership, and lives of trans, gender […]