Since SRLP launched our campaign for safe and affordable healthcare in New York nearly 2,000 people have signed the petition calling on Governor Cuomo and NYS Health Com. Shah to repeal Medicaid’s discriminatory regulation that prevents trans and gender non conforming people from accessing healthcare. Thank you for your support! This past week Al Jazeera America interviewed […]
Buzzfeed’s Chris Geidner talks to Dean Spade about the campaign for transgender inclusion in the military: http://www.buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/meet-the-trans-scholar-fighting-against-the-campaign-for-out
Star of Orange Is The New Black Laverne Cox mentioned SRLP’s work on trans incareceration during her recent interview with The Nation. What some nonprofits that you support in terms of the transgender community? I’ve been lucky to be affiliated with a few organizations over the years. I’ve worked with the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund—they […]
Check out Buzzfeed’s article about SRLP’s namesake Sylvia Rivera, SRLP10 honoree Janet Mock & SRLP co-founder Dean Spade at: Buzzfeed’s 24 Americans who Changed The Way we Think About Transgender Rights. […]
The breakout star talks to Salon about her career path and the need for more portrayals of trans women on TV http://www.salon.com/2013/07/25/laverne_cox_on_her_orange_is_the_new_black_character_shes_a_survivor/
Both grassroots fundraising director Ola Osaze & membership director Reina Gossett made it into BuzzFeed last week. Ola’s studious subway reading was captured here and Reina was profiled about her blog, which you can read here!
Check out this amazing speech by Angela Davis, during which she names the importance of disability justice and trans activism in the prison abolition movement. She also holds up the work & lives of Miss Major Eric A Stanley, Cece McDonald, Beth Ritchie, and our very own Dean Spade! Brilliant!
Still a relevant resource! Toilet Training gets a shout out in Yahoo news! http://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/transgender-girl-s-parents-sue-for-her-right-to-use-the-bathroom-201415013.html And if you’re interested in purchasing your own copy, orders can be made here: http://srlp.org/get-involved/merchandise/
We wish to express deep gratitude to friend of Sylvia Rivera Law Project Antony Hegarty. Antony will donate the proceeds from a Ten Thousand Things jewelry auction to SRLP. The current issue of V Magazine features both a portrait of Antony taken by Inez and Vinoodh as well as the Ten Thousand Things ring, […]
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is pleased to announce that we were listed as among the top 19 national non profits “advancing the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals and supporting the issues that the LGBT community tackles—including discriminatory policies, violence against members of the community, and improving the health and […]