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A Valentine For SRLP

Calling all fashionistas and fans of Antony’s music — an exciting new way to support Sylvia Rivera Law and spread the word about our work! SRLP has received a fabulous valentine from Antony and the Johnsons’ singer Antony Hegarty and YOOX.com, joining together for an innovative collaboration that will benefit SRLP! Antony has designed a gorgeous dress, handmade […]

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SRLP Collaborates With An International Law Firm To Help Trans And Gender Non Conforming Prisoners In Need Of Name Changes

August 2008- The Sylvia Rivera Law Project has announced an innovative name change clinic that will serve trans and gender non conforming prisoners in need of acquiring legal name changes. The clinic will the be the first of its kind and will be a joint venture with Orrick, Herrington, and Sutcliffe L.L.P, an international law firm that […]

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SRLP June 2009 Newsletter

SRLP’s latest news from 2009: *40 Years After Stonewall: Honoring Sylvia Rivera *Community Forum on Proposed Changes to NYPD Policy *Updates on Pen Pal Project, Bronx Clinic, Know Your Rights Trainings *New Trans Legal Clinics in LA, Boston *Queer/Trans Seattlites Fight to Stop New Jail newsjune09

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The Administration For Children’s Services Changes Their Policy For Transgender Youth In Foster Care

New York – On June 20th, 2008 The Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Commissioner John Mattingly signed a new non-discrimination policy that specifically prohibits ACS staff and contract agencies from discriminating on the basis of gender identity. The policy applies both to youth in care and to prospective foster or adoptive parents, and is intended […]

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Hate Crimes Legislation References

Please see SRLP’s statement re: non-support of GENDA 1) ALEXANDER LEE, NOWHERE TO GO BUT OUT: THE COLLISION BETWEEN TRANSGENDER & GENDER-VARIANT PRISONERS AND THE GENDER BINARY IN AMERICA’S PRISONS (2003) 2)AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE, IN A TIME OF BROKEN BONES: A CALL TO DIALOGUE ABOUT HATE CRIMES AND THE LIMITATIONS OF HATE CRIMES LEGISLATION (AN AFSC JUSTICE VISIONS WORKING […]

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SRLP Announces Non-Support of The Gender Employment Non-Discrimination Act

In a recent letter sent to the GENDA coalition, SRLP, FIERCE, ALP, The Peter Cicchino Youth Project, and Queers for Economic Justice have jointly expressed our concerns with the problematic hate crimes legislation that has been attached to the Gender Employment Non-Discrimination Act. April 6, 2009 Dear members of the GENDA coalition and all allies […]

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END TRANSPHOBIA AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION NOW!

END TRANSPHOBIA AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION NOW! Sign the Petition! http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/endtransphobianow/index.html Since 2006, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) communities in New York City have been urging the Human Resources Administration (HRA) to address the rampant Transphobia discrimination and harassment that TGNC people in New York City face when seeking to access welfare/public assistance. As a concerned […]

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