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Celebrating Changes

­­­­­Dear Beloved Community, It feels bittersweet to share that on March 9th I will be transitioning out of my role as a full-time staff member. After nearly four years as the Director of Outreach and Community Engagement at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, I will continue trans, economic, and gender justice in another form as […]

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Celebrating the Prisoner Justice Project’s Accomplishments in 2017

As with all of Sylvia Rivera Law Project’s (SRLP) legal work, the Prisoner Justice Project (PJP) seeks to address the immediate needs of our incarcerated community members and connect them with opportunities to engage more fully in our work. Most people initiate contact with PJP in a state of crisis, often reporting physical and sexual […]

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Building Together Towards Liberation: Tools & Resources for Resistance

I believe that we will win. I believe that we will continue to resist. We say it loud. We say it in whispers. We say it in the way we shout trans liberation in the streets. We say it in the way we move. We say it in the way we practice hope. We say it […]

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Trans Prisoner Day of Solidarity

“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 […]

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Order Your 2017 SRLP Prisoner Advisory Committee Calendar!

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 […]

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Meet the Newest SRLP Staff Members of 2016!

It’s hard to believe 2016 is almost coming to an end.  This year has been filled with many transitions and changes. As a collective, we continue to move and rise in solidarity with our community behind the wall, on the front lines, and all trans, gender non-conforming, and intersex (TGNCI) folks who are surviving, resisting, and […]

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Pre-Order Your 2017 SRLP Prisoner Advisory Committee Calendar!

SRLP announces our 2017 Prisoner Advisory Committee (PAC) Calendar! Pre-order yours today and get one for a friend while you’re at it! Click here to order yours today! SRLP’s calendar is one of the important outcomes of our Prisoner Justice Project work, envisioned and produced in collaboration with incarcerated trans and gender non-conforming community members […]

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Fight to Win!

“We’ve all been knocked down. Just don’t stay down. Get back up and fight. And if you can’t get up, then tag someone to jump in and fight in your place. Never give up. Never say quit. Never say die!” ­- Miss Major Griffin-Gacy, on the 2016 Election Dear Beloved Community, Last night, many of […]

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What #GivingTuesday has to do with gender self-determination

If you’re like me, you’ve already received a bunch of emails today asking you to donate for #GivingTuesday. Some organizations have paid to run commercials on TV, and some organizations are being promoted by their corporate sponsors. If you are considering participating in #GivingTuesday, I hope you will think about providing grassroots support to an organization […]

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