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SRLP Comments on Agender Ruling in Oregon

  A handful of organizations serving transgender, gender-nonconforming and intersex people told NBC News that no U.S. court has ever granted a legally genderless status before. SRLP’s Director of Self-Determination, Kyle Rapiñan, comments on the ruling. “This is the first time that Sylvia Rivera Law Project has heard about this, and we applaud the court […]

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SRLP’s Sei Young Pyo Speaks to Complex Magazine on the Limits of DACA for TGNCI Immigrants

SRLP’s Director of Immigrant Justice Project, Sei Young Pyo, explains how the benefits of DACA is beyond the reach of many TGNCI immigrants. “DACA is not at all a program that helps what I would say are the most vulnerable of the very vulnerable population of undocumented youth,” explained Sei Young Pyo, who provides legal […]

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SRLP Speaks to CNN on the Large Number of Trans People Who Have Updated Their Birth Certificates Since the Rule Change in 2015

SRLP’s Prisoner Justice Project Director Mik Kinkead and Client Services Director Stefanie Rivera are quoted in CNN’s piece on the hundreds of trans people who have been able to obtain affirming birth certificates in New York since 2015. Since our founding in 2002, SRLP had worked to remove the rule that required trans people to […]

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SRLP Mourns for the Lives Lost in a Recent Wave of Anti-Trans Violence, Calls for More Support for Trans People of Color

Sylvia Rivera Law Project member Kimberly and Membership Director Sasha Alexander speak to Think Progress about the latest wave of anti-trans violence and how it disproportionately affect trans women of color. They also talk about the response of the larger LGBT movement to these tragedies and what supports trans communities of color need at this […]

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SRLP’s Kyle Rapinan Speaks to Courthouse News on Surge of TGNCI Folks Seeking Name Changes

Kyle Rapinan, SRLP Survival and Self-Determination Project Director, talks to Courthouse News on trans people rushing to change their name and/or gender marker before the Trump administration and the difficulties and discrimination often faced during that process. Read more about this here.

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