After two years of tireless work in the Prisoner Justice Project and growing SRLP’s disability justice work, staff attorney and Equal Justice Works fellow, Chase Strangio, will be leaving SRLP on September 28, 2012. Chase and Chase’s partner -and long time SRLP collective member- Nadia Qurashi (pictured) recently had a baby, Simrah Elijah Strangio Qurashi. […]
http://safe2pee.org Safe2Pee.org is a searchable database for single occupancy and gender neutral restrooms in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
MARCH FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS & WORKER SOLIDARITY! MAY DAY 2012 When: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 – 3:00pm Where: At Regal Movie Theater, 850 Broadway (at 13th St.) at 3pm May Day SRLP Contingent! The Audre Lorde Project, FIERCE, Queers for Economic Justice, Streetwise and Safe and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project have united to organize and form […]
HOUSING WORKS: ACTION ALERT! When: Monday, October 3, 2011 (All day) – Monday, October 31, 2011 (All day) TELL GOVERNOR CUOMO THAT ACCESS TO ALL HEALTH CARE IS A RIGHT, INCLUDING AND ESPECIALLY TRANS-RELATED HEALTH CARE! A RECENT TASK FORCE DETERMINED THAT THESE ASPECTS SHOULD BE COVERED AS MEDICAL NECESSITIES. IT IS UNCONSCIONABLE TO DENY NEW YORKERS […]
On June 25, 2010, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color and allies will take to the streets of NYC once again and demand justice to let the world know, that the rebellion is not over and we will continue fighting for justice, raising our voices until we are heard. We call on all […]
Read the testimony we offered to the City Council about NYPD abuse of transgender communities and the failure of the Civilian Complaint Review Board to provide meaningful accountability. SRLP NYPD CCRB council testimony
END TRANSPHOBIA AT THE HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION NOW! Sign the Petition! http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/endtransphobianow/index.html Since 2006, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) communities in New York City have been urging the Human Resources Administration (HRA) to address the rampant Transphobia discrimination and harassment that TGNC people in New York City face when seeking to access welfare/public assistance. As a concerned […]
Please read this powerful letter from Stefanie Rivera about the importance of reaching out to members of our trans communities behind bars during the holiday season. Coming Together for the Holidays By Stefanie Rivera Many of us have the privilege of being able to have loved ones close to us for the holidays and being able […]