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Victoria En La Lucha Por El Acceso A Los Beneficios Publicos Para Las Comunidades Transgenero!

¡Después de años de presión de la comunidad general para poner fin a la discriminación contra las personas transgénero intentar acceder a los beneficios públicos en Nueva York, estamos encantados de anunciar que la Administración de Recursos Humanos (HRA) ha adoptado nuevos procedimientos para trabajar con l@s transexuales y l@s clientes no conformes al género! […]

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FIFTH ANNUAL “SMALL WORKS FOR BIG CHANGE” BENEFIT FOR THE SYLVIA RIVERA LAW PROJECT TO AUCTION WORKS BY ARTISTS NICOLE EISENMAN, TONY FEHER, K8 HARDY, MATT KEEGAN, EMILY ROYSDON, AMY SILLMAN AND OTHERS

January 12, 2010 Contact Information: Kira Garcia: kiralaen@gmail.com (646) 286-3037 Communications Consultant Emily Nepon: emily@srlp.org (212) 337-8550, ext. 111 Grassroots Fundraising Coordinator NEW YORK Also Featuring Live Performance by Dynasty Handbag; Films by Chitra Ganesh and Rashaad Newsome Small Works for Big Change, the 5th annual benefit supporting the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP), will be held […]

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A Valentine For SRLP

Calling all fashionistas and fans of Antony’s music — an exciting new way to support Sylvia Rivera Law and spread the word about our work! SRLP has received a fabulous valentine from Antony and the Johnsons’ singer Antony Hegarty and YOOX.com, joining together for an innovative collaboration that will benefit SRLP! Antony has designed a gorgeous dress, handmade […]

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SRLP Annouces Our Legal Clinic In The Bronx!

In a collaborative effort with the Bronx Community Pride Center, SRLP will hold legal clinics in the Bronx every third Monday of each month. The clinics will be held between 6pm-8pm at the Bronx Community Pride Center, which is located at 448 east 149th street. Take the 2 or 5 train to the 149th street/3rd […]

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SRLP Collaborates With An International Law Firm To Help Trans And Gender Non Conforming Prisoners In Need Of Name Changes

August 2008- The Sylvia Rivera Law Project has announced an innovative name change clinic that will serve trans and gender non conforming prisoners in need of acquiring legal name changes. The clinic will the be the first of its kind and will be a joint venture with Orrick, Herrington, and Sutcliffe L.L.P, an international law firm that […]

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SRLP June 2009 Newsletter

SRLP’s latest news from 2009: *40 Years After Stonewall: Honoring Sylvia Rivera *Community Forum on Proposed Changes to NYPD Policy *Updates on Pen Pal Project, Bronx Clinic, Know Your Rights Trainings *New Trans Legal Clinics in LA, Boston *Queer/Trans Seattlites Fight to Stop New Jail newsjune09

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The Administration For Children’s Services Changes Their Policy For Transgender Youth In Foster Care

New York – On June 20th, 2008 The Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) Commissioner John Mattingly signed a new non-discrimination policy that specifically prohibits ACS staff and contract agencies from discriminating on the basis of gender identity. The policy applies both to youth in care and to prospective foster or adoptive parents, and is intended […]

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SRLP Comments On Proposed Changes To DC’s Anti-Discrimination Law

The DC Office of Human Rights is attempting to make an exception to anti-discrimiantion law for the Department of Corrections. The DC Trans Coalition is organizing around this issue, more can be learned at their website, here or www.dctc.squarespace.com Sylvia Rivera Law Project has issued a statement on the proposed changes which  reads in part that “We are […]

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SRLP VICTORY! NEW YORK COURTS CAN’T DENY TRANS PEOPLE’S RIGHT TO NAME CHANGES!

SRLP VICTORY! NEW YORK COURTS CAN’T DENY TRANS PEOPLE’S RIGHT TO NAME CHANGES! December 2, 2008 Contact Information: June Brown (212) 337-8550 Extension 303 june@srlp.org After a year long struggle, New York courts have upheld a transgender woman’s right to change her name, reversing an earlier denial of her legal name change related to lack of […]

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