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Trans Forums Coalition: From Struggles to Solutions: How We Got Here

In July 2015, the Anti-Violence Project, Make the Road New York, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, the Audre Lorde Project, the LGBT Center, and GMHC (along with local Bronx-based LGBT organizations and allies) with support from then City Council Speaker, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council member Ritchie Torres, and the LGBT caucus of the City Council held […]

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“What’s Up with Trans Healthcare” Town Hall

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is re-launching our Trans Health Campaign to address the many problems, concerns, and issues that trans, gender non-conforming, and intersex (TGNCI) New Yorkers have had to face. Our goal is continue to mobilize, educate, and support our communities in putting pressure on the institutions and policymakers who are impacting our […]

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Volunteer for Small Works for Big Change!

As you might have heard, SRLP’s biggest event of the year, Small Works for Big Change is happening on Saturday, October 21 @ 5p, being held at Participant Inc. 253 E Houston St # 1, New York, NY 10002. Volunteer shifts are available from Thursday 10/19 to Sunday 10/22. Sign up here for a volunteer shift and attend […]

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Call for art submissions!

Art submission is closed as of 9/3. Due to the limited size of our venue, we could not take additional art pieces if you have not submitted an artwork by the deadline. Stay in tune for next year’s Small Works for Big Change!   ***Art submission form is due on Sunday, September 3rd, 2017 – see […]

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Thursday 2/5/15: Join SRLP at the Digital Strategy Institute at Creating Change

Will you be at Creating Change in Denver? SRLP’s Juana Peralta and Avi Cummings and GLAAD’s Dani Heffernan will be sharing history and lessons learned in developing a media organizing strategy in our trans healthcare campaign. Join us for our session, “#transhealthcarenow: How We Ended Medicaid Exclusions for Trans Healthcare in New York” on Thursday 2/5 from 2:45-3:30. […]

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1/27 Snow Day! SRLP office is closed, member orientation postponed

SRLP will be closed on 1/27/15. Tomorrow’s new member orientation is canceled. Our regular membership events will resume next Tuesday, February 2 and the next new member orientation will be held on Tuesday, February 24. To stay connected with our upcoming events, visit or check out the list below. We hope to see you this Friday, January […]

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SRLP membership meeting Tuesday 1/13, plus a new NYC municipal ID resource!

Tomorrow, January 13, from 6-8 PM, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project is holding our first membership meeting of the new year, and we want to see you! We have exciting changes to share and successes to celebrate, including the launching of our new series “Everyday Abolition,” updates about our trans healthcare and Medicaid campaigng, and […]

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We need you. The criminalization and violence against low-income/trans/communities of color like the murders of Eric Garner, Akai Gurley, Mike Brown, and Gizzy Fowler are felt by our communities on the inside. The brutality of state and police harassment is directly connected to the prison industrial complex and its expansion. Please READ and SIGN Jails Action Coalition’s […]

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Thank you for supporting SRLP last night!

On behalf of all of us in the Sylvia Rivera Law Project Collective, thank you to everyone who supported our vital work and future at the Attorneys and Advocates Awards. We will post the photos to our Facebook page soon, so stay tuned! Congrats to ALP transjustice member Tanya Walker for her award from @SRLP !!! […]

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