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Small Works for Big Change: Weapons of Destruction

Kerry Downey with Marina Ancona of Ten Grand Press “Weapons of Destruction” Year: 2011 Materials: Monotype Measurement: 18″ x 24″ Minimum Bid: $100 Value: $700 Kerry Downey is an interdisciplinary artist and teacher who makes videos, installations, prints, and books.  She also participates in collaborative shenanigans and site-specific adventures.  Her work wrestles with the relationship between private […]

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Sylvia Rivera Law Project Year End Greetings!

For 10 years, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) has been working to make gender self-determination a reality for all people. We are grateful for all the clients, community members, activists, artists, donors and volunteers like YOU who continue to enrich and sustain this organization. As 2012 draws to a close, we invite you to help make another ten […]

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Thank you for supporting SRLP on our 10th Anniversary!

Hey community! You helped SRLP raise nearly $46,000 through our 10th anniversary celebration!! This is the most we’ve ever raised at an event and it also exceeded our initial fundraising goal by $20K. We are truly grateful for your love and support over the and look forward to growing our beautiful and vibrant movement over […]

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Meet Lorena Borjas, SRLP 10 Honoree

By Stephen Ira   Lorena Borjas has years of work trailing behind her like the train of a gown.  Work in Queens, in her neighborhood of Jackson Heights, work with the trans folks she calls her chicas, who follow her into Sylvia Rivera Law Project’s intake sessions on Thursdays. I’m often the youngest person in […]

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Sponsor SRLP 10!

SRLP’s 10th Anniversary Celebration is an exciting event where SRLP can celebrate our history, honor community advocates whose efforts increase the political leadership of low-income and people of color who are trans, gender nonconforming or intersex, as well as bring members of the LGBT communities, including activists, attorneys, advocates from other LGBT and civil rights […]

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