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SIXTH ANNUAL “SMALL WORKS FOR BIG CHANGE” BENEFIT FOR THE SYLVIA RIVERA LAW PROJECT AUCTION INCLUDES WORKS BY ARTISTS DAPHNE FITZPATRICK, ZOE LEONARD, IVAN MONFORTE, EMILY ROYSDON, KIKI SMITH, AND GINGER BROOKS TAKAHASHI

SIXTH ANNUAL “SMALL WORKS FOR BIG CHANGE” BENEFIT FOR THE SYLVIA RIVERA LAW PROJECT AUCTION INCLUDES WORKS BY ARTISTS DAPHNE FITZPATRICK, ZOE LEONARD, IVAN MONFORTE, EMILY ROYSDON, KIKI SMITH, AND GINGER BROOKS TAKAHASHI December 15, 2010 Contact Information: Rachel Churner: rachel.churner@gmail.com 917-825-8859 Communications Consultant Doyin Ola: doyin@srlp.org (212) 337-8550, ext. 300 Director of Grassroots Fundraising NEW YORK […]

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Stonewall Foundation Honors SRLP Attorney Pooja Gehi

The Stonewall Foundation is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by honoring 20 extraordinary women, including SRLP Attorney Pooja Gehi, for contributions to the LGBT community. The 7th Annual Stonewall Honors will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at the Highline Ballroom. 2010 honorees include: Chagmion Antoine, Virginia Apuzzo, Rose Arce, Kate Barnhart, Terry Boggis, Marsha R. Bonner, Rabbi […]

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JOINT HOUSEWARMING CELEBRATION FOR THE AUDRE LORDE PROJECT, FIERCE, QUEERS FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE, AND THE SYLVIA RIVERA LAW PROJECT

JOINT HOUSEWARMING CELEBRATION FOR THE AUDRE LORDE PROJECT, FIERCE, QUEERS FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE, AND THE SYLVIA RIVERA LAW PROJECT September 14, 2010 Contact Information: Naomi Clark, naomi@srlp.org, 212.337.8550 Ellen “Manny” Vaz, ellen@fiercenyc.org, 646.336.6789 x209 New York, NY On Thursday, September 16, 2010, the Audre Lorde Project (ALP), FIERCE, Queers for Economic Justice (QEJ) and the Sylvia Rivera Law […]

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STATE DEPARTMENT REMOVES SURGERY REQUIREMENT FOR CHANGING GENDER MARKERS ON U.S. PASSPORTS !!!!!

Big News!!! The State Department has removed the surgery requirement for passport gender marker changes. Starting June 10, “when a passport applicant presents a certification from an attending medical physician that the applicant has undergone appropriate clinical treatment for gender transition, the passport will reflect the new gender.” (see the full announcement here) SRLP has […]

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SRLP Partners With Damelo Todo

Damelo Todo , a hybrid documentary/narrative depicting Latina transgender women who build community with queer performance artists at downtown Los Angeles bar the SILVER PLATTER, announces its first official partnership – with SRLP! Trailer online at http://damelotodofilm.com/trailer.html

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SRLP Fights To Stop Sexual Assault In Detention

On May 10, 2010, SRLP submitted comments supporting regulations that would implement the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).  We also urge the Attorney General to make certain important changes  in the regulations to protect the rights of trans, intersex, and gender nonconforming people in terms of searches, placement, discipline, and release. SRLP and SRLP’s Prisoner […]

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Condolences To The Family And Friends Of Amanda Gonzalez-Andujar

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is sad to share the news that a trans woman named Amanda Gonzalez-Andujar was found dead in her Glendale Queens apartment on Tuesday. She had not been heard from since last Friday. Police are investigating the murder, including reviewing surveillance video taken from inside the building. The Sylvia Rivera Law […]

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