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Resourcing Our Communities is Resistance

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is committed to growing the ability of trans, gender non-conforming, and intersex community members who are people of color and low-income to advocate for themselves and better navigate state systems that are designed to marginalize and divide us. To assist our folks and their allies, we are pleased to release […]

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Order Your 2017 SRLP Prisoner Advisory Committee Calendar!

Order your 2017 calendar today! SRLP’s beautiful 12-month calendar showcases the artwork of SRLP Prisoner Advisory Committee members who are locked away in New York state detention facilities. Even while existing under some of the most violent and isolating conditions, our PAC members continue to find ways to survive, resist, and break down physical barriers created to […]

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Pre-Order Your 2017 SRLP Prisoner Advisory Committee Calendar!

SRLP announces our 2017 Prisoner Advisory Committee (PAC) Calendar! Pre-order yours today and get one for a friend while you’re at it! Click here to order yours today! SRLP’s calendar is one of the important outcomes of our Prisoner Justice Project work, envisioned and produced in collaboration with incarcerated trans and gender non-conforming community members […]

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SRLP Relaunches Updated ID and Name Change Guides!

  The Sylvia Rivera Law Project stands in solidarity with everyone moving quickly to get a name change and update their state and federal identification documents before the pending presidential administration change. To aid in our community’s self-advocacy during these difficult times, SRLP has updated our NYC Name Change Guide and our ID Replacement Guide for […]

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Know Your Rights in Extreme Weather

As this latest heat wave rolls across New York City, take the time now to access the latest SRLP pamphlet on knowing your rights in extreme weather. With a heat index of 102 degrees today, it’s important that you, your friends, and other community members know how to safely access shelter. Emergency rooms, NYC Senior […]

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Know Your Rights in this Winter Weather!

For many TGNCI people, especially low-income TGNCI people of color, access to housing is a road filled with oppressions and phobias, disproportionately leaving TGNCI people of color homeless or not stably housed. For those in our communities who are homeless or not housed in a consistent, stable way, this weekend may be very treacherous. SRLP […]

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SRLP’s legal team breaks down what the new Medicaid regulations mean

Many people – ourselves included – have expressed confusion, irritation, and disappointment at the lack of substantive change in the rules that govern Medicaid coverage for low-income trans people following our 10-year struggle to end the blanket ban on trans healthcare. Mik Kinkead and I, two of SRLP’s legal advocates, have gone through the regulation […]

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SRLP membership meeting Tuesday 1/13, plus a new NYC municipal ID resource!

Tomorrow, January 13, from 6-8 PM, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project is holding our first membership meeting of the new year, and we want to see you! We have exciting changes to share and successes to celebrate, including the launching of our new series “Everyday Abolition,” updates about our trans healthcare and Medicaid campaigng, and […]

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New SRLP Resource on Trans People and Municipal ID (IDNYC) in New York City

In 2014 it was announced that New York City would begin to offer IDNYC, a Municipal ID card, thanks to the collaborative work of SRLP, Make the Road, NYLAG, and the Urban Justice Center, among many other community-based organizations. Below are some questions and answers about the IDNYC Municipal ID program. Check out SRLP’s new IDNYC […]

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