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SRLP’s Prisoner Justice Project Assists in Keeping #EyesOnRikers

The Prisoner Justice Project (PJP) at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) has a long history of providing legal and supportive services to our transgender, gender non-conforming, and intersex communities in state prison, and we have recently been able to focus even more of our efforts on our communities held in New York City jails. […]

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Black trans love is revolutionary: SRLP’s Sasha Alexander and their wife Olympia Perez speaks on NBC News

Love is indeed a revolutionary act when you are black and transgender. In this powerful and healing clip on NBC News titled Living Color: Love is Revolutionary When You’re Black and Transgender, SRLP’s Sasha Alexander and their wife and SRLP movement organizer Olympia Perez speak about loving and finding strength in each other amidst a […]

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SRLP’s new Prisoner Justice Project Director, Mik Kinkead

It is an honor and a privilege to say hello to you as SRLP’s new Prisoner Justice Project Director. Since I first became involved in 2008, working with SRLP collective members, staff, and clients has helped me deepen my understanding that liberation is a process powerfully led by members of our community who are most […]

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SRLP’s Sasha Alexander at NY LGBT Health Month Press Conference

This week, Sasha Alexander, SRLP Director of Membership, joined the Empire State Pride Agenda for the kickoff of LGBT Health Month focusing on healthcare access issues for LGBT New Yorkers, and the new options available under the Affordable Care Act. Sasha represented SRLP at the LGBT Health Month press conference. Read SRLP’s statement below:  The […]

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Tell the Dept. of Health we need trans healthcare for ALL

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project, TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project, and GLOBE: The LGBTQ Justice Organization of Make the Road New York are celebrating New York State’s proposed Medicaid regulation as an important step towards safe and affirming healthcare for all trans people. But we still have work to do. We need to push for real access to […]

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SRLP is hiring: Director of Development and Director of Finance and Operations

After over ten years as a collective member, over eight years on staff, and immeasurable contributions to our community, our Director of Finance and Development Daniel McGee will be transitioning off staff at the end of February. We are looking for two new staff members to join our staff team of Sasha, Juana, Rage, Mik, […]

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Medicaid programs will now cover transgender healthcare following SRLP’s twelve-year campaign

Yesterday, Governor Cuomo and the New York State Department of Health announced that our Medicaid programs will now cover transgender healthcare. This is a momentous victory for SRLP community members and all transgender New Yorkers. The proposed regulation will allow transgender people to access hormones and surgeries under Medicaid. Introduced on December 17th, the regulation […]

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SRLP is hiring: Director of Survival and Self-Determination Project/Staff Attorney

SRLP is hiring a staff attorney to be the Director of the Survival and Self-Determination Project. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. Please see our jobs page for more information on jobs and internships at SRLP. Director of Survival & Self-Determination Project, Staff Attorney The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) is hiring a […]

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