The weather is heating up and so are the Sylvia Rivera Law Project’s campaigns for trans liberation! SRLP is excited to share updates on our work to ensure trans, gender non-conforming, and intersex (TGNCI) people have access to healthcare, safety, and freedom from violence. Healthcare Coverage Victory for Non-Binary People Through the work of SRLP […]
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In Vocativ, SRLP’s Director of Survival and Self-Determination Kyle Rapiñan comments on Nevada’s new name change bill, which does not not force trans people to publicize their legal name changes in a newspaper. Advocates, such as Kyle Rapiñan, director of the Survival and Self-Determination Project with the Sylvia Rivera Law Project in New York, hoped that the […]
In Elite Daily, SRLP Membership Director Sasha Alexander discusses the recent wave of increased violence against trans women of color and what folks, particularly the media, can do to respect the worth of trans people. Read the full article here.
SRLP’s Prisoner Justice Project Director Mik Kinkead and Client Services Director Stefanie Rivera are quoted in CNN’s piece on the hundreds of trans people who have been able to obtain affirming birth certificates in New York since 2015. Since our founding in 2002, SRLP had worked to remove the rule that required trans people to […]
Sylvia Rivera Law Project member Kimberly and Membership Director Sasha Alexander speak to Think Progress about the latest wave of anti-trans violence and how it disproportionately affect trans women of color. They also talk about the response of the larger LGBT movement to these tragedies and what supports trans communities of color need at this […]
SRLP Collective Member Gabriel Arkles examines the recently rescinded Title IX guidance on sex-segregated facilities, the effect it will have on trans students, and what protections still remain for TGNCI youth in schools. Read more here.
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.
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