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 […]
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 […]
In Elite Daily, SRLP Membership Director Sasha Alexander discusses the recent wave of increased violence against trans women of color and what folks, particularly the media, can do to respect the worth of trans people. Read the full article here.
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 […]
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 […]
SRLP Collective Member Gabriel Arkles examines the recently rescinded Title IX guidance on sex-segregated facilities, the effect it will have on trans students, and what protections still remain for TGNCI youth in schools. Read more here.
Mik Kinkead, SRLP Prisoner Justice Project, talks to AlterNet about the role of legal professionals and organizations in the mass strike against the Trump Administration and the broader movement for social justice. Read more about it here.
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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.