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Author Archive | Kimberly Mckenzie, Director of Outreach and Community Engagement

Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere

We at SRLP are saddened, outraged and disappointed with recent protocols of rescinding and rollbacks to removing gender identification on trans and queer folks documentation across states. This is a prime example of transphobia and how threatened state officials are by gender identity recognition. Gender Identity recognition is not only critical in protecting and self […]

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Celebrating the Release of “In Solidarity”!

With much excitement, SRLP presents the digital release of “In Solidarity”! “In Solidarity” is SRLP’s bi-annual newsletter that is created and informed by our Prison Advisory Committee. A collection of artwork, poems, and writings, it is one of the many ways SRLP continues to uplift the voices of TGNC communities and our incarcerated members to […]

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Housing Recommendations from the Manhattan Trans Forum

On April 27, 2017, trans and gender non-conforming (TGNC) community members, partners, and allies came together at GMHC to address the needs of the TGNC community. Among the many disparities faced by TGNC people, housing has always been a system that our community has struggled with. Broken systems and non-acceptance from our own people and […]

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Building Movement Power at the #LawStrikesBack Rally

Last week on the 17th of February, I, as a member of the Movement Building Team of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, along with members of legal agencies, activists, and social service communities, gathered to resist President Donald Trump and his racist policies at the #F17 Law Strikes Back rally in Foley Square. Along with […]

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SRLP’s Kyle Rapinan Speaks to Courthouse News on Surge of TGNCI Folks Seeking Name Changes

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.

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