Dear Friends, Comrades, and Community, On Friday, August 15, after 8 incredible years together, I will be taking off my hat as the Director of Immigrant Justice at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project. It has been an honor to work with you, struggle with you, and learn with you in our movement for the liberation […]
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SRLP’s drop-in hours are cancelled for Thursday, June 5 (tomorrow). Our next open drop-in hours will be Thursday, June 12 from 1-5 with Spanish interpretation from 3-5. See you then! Our office is located at 147 WEST 24TH STREET, 5TH FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10011. Walk-ins are welcome, but please call ahead if you can! […]
On April 5, you marched and chanted with communities across the U.S. in a mass mobilization to end deportations. Our work to protect and build power with trans and gender nonconforming immigrants and our broader communities continues, and we need you to keep it going. On Thursday, April 17, we will have a New Member […]
Check out GLAAD’s great coverage of our medicaid direct action, NY Department of Health Commissioner Shah’s ongoing inaction and then join us in our campaign for safe and affordable healthcare for trans and gender non conforming people! Read GLAAD’s article here!
Please spread the word that SRLP will be CLOSED for drop in hours on 10/10/2013. Our next legal drop in hours will be the following Thursday 10/17/2013. Please note SRLP will be closing drop in hrs from 11/1/2013 until 2/1/2014
SRLP present with Judge Moulton and retired Judge Hepner about providing affirming legal services in the courts.
Thanks to Syd London for these wonderful photographs and to NGLTF and GLAAD for co-sponsoring the event ! Miss Major Jay Toole Building Dedication Click here to see the many wonderful photos of the event. The Miss Major Jay Toole Building for Social & Economic Justice Housing: The Audre Lorde Project, FIERCE, Queers for Economic […]
Happy Birthday Marsha “Pay It No Mind” Johnson! Guest Post by Reina Gossett Marsha “Pay It No Mind” Johnson A few months ago I took the PATH train to Hoboken with my artistic collaborator Sasha Wortzel to interview Randy Wicker for a film we are making about Sylvia Rivera. Randy is one of the […]
For the past ten years SRLP has worked tirelessly to urge local, state and federal government agencies to change their onerous gender marker policies. Just two weeks ago, SRLP participated in a groundbreaking meeting with the Social Security Administration about LGBT issues coordinated by the National Center for Transgender Equality, the Transgender Law Center, and […]