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Meet Kelly Herrmann, SRLP Intern!

Learn some fun facts about one of our summer interns and check back soon to meet the others! To apply for an SRLP internship visit: http://srlp.org/get-involved/jobs-internships Name, Pronouns, Position and Team at SRLP Kelly Herrmann, they/them/theirs, SRLP Prisoner Justice Project Legal Intern   What do you do to relax / have fun? Talk/decompress with friends […]

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Meet Emily Juneau, SRLP Intern!

Learn some fun facts about one of our summer interns and check back soon to meet the others! To apply for an SRLP internship visit: http://srlp.org/get-involved/jobs-internships Name, Pronouns, Position and Team at SRLP Emily Juneau, she/her/hers, Legal Intern, Direct Services Team Spring and Summer 2014 What do you do to relax / have fun? I pretend […]

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Know Your Rights: Protect Yourself at Work

Transgender Employees in New York Discrimination against transgender people in employment is still widespread, making it harder for us to keep jobs and have enough money to live. Laws now protect people from this kind of discrimination in New York. The details of the laws are here. Some examples of acts that can be discrimination […]

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SRLP Victory: Appellate Court Upholds the Right of Incarcerated Transgender People to Have Name Changed

May 31, 2012 After a two year legal struggle, New York courts uphold an incarcerated transgender woman’s right to change her name, reversing an earlier denial of her legal name change related to lack of medical evidence and the possibility of “confusion” ALBANY – The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, […]

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SRLP Victory: Incarcerated Transgender & Gender Non Conforming People & Allies Successfully Campaign For New Polices To End Prison Rape & Abuse

A culmination of 9 years of work, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project marks the release of the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Standards to Prevent, Detect and Respond to Prison Rape as a significant victory. The Department of Justice’s new standards come in response from recommendations from the Sylvia Rivera Law Project -including those of […]

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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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SRLP October 2007 Newsletter

This issue includes: SRLP Supports Immigrant Communities in Action to Oppose “Report to Deport” Bill Jersey 4: Young Black Lesbians to Jail for Self-Defense SRLP at the US Social Forum Police Violence at SRLP 5th Anniversary First SRLP Pro Bono Award October 2007 newsletter

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