On July 7th, SRLP supporters, staff, and community members joined together for Happy Birthday, Sylvia and Marsha to celebrate the lives of Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson. Organized by SRLP’s Movement Building Team (MBT), the lively event featured dinner, performances, impromptu speeches, an awards ceremony, and, of course, birthday cake. From Patti Labelle to Madonna, the […]
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SRLP Members Discuss Housing, Employment Discrimination at Commission on Human Rights Workshop
On Tuesday night, Daryl Cochrane of the Commission on Human Rights led a Know Your Rights workshop for a packed room of SRLP members and staff. The workshop provided an overview of New York City’s Human Rights Laws and how they apply when it comes to housing, employment, and public accommodations. The meeting also […]
Last chance to make noise for trans healthcare to the Feds!
This is a call to action to support trans health! Tonight, comments are due at 11:59 pm on a new proposed rule from the federal housing agency, HUD (Housing and Urban Development) for a change in regulations regarding “Equal Access to Housing in HUD Programs Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity (Equal Access Rule)“. Our communities […]
SRLP spoke up against solitary confinement and limitation on visitation rules at BOC hearing
On Friday, October 16, SRLP staff and members, including India, Natalia, Olympia and Xena, along with our allies such as the Jails Action Coalition, attended a Board of Corrections hearing to speak up against the Department of Correction’s attempt to increase the use of solitary confinement to over 30 days and its attempt to curtail visitation […]