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In Solidarity 2013 FINAL

In Solidarity

In Solidarity In Solidarity is a collaborative newsletter created by members of SRLP’s Prisoner Advisory Committee, who are involuntarily locked away, SRLP staff & volunteers.  Together our words & collective efforts work against injustice for low-income and/or people of color who are trans, intersex & gender non-conforming both inside and out of the prison industrial […]

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Know Your Rights: Protect Yourself at Work

Transgender Employees in New York Discrimination against transgender people in employment is still widespread, making it harder for us to keep jobs and have enough money to live. Laws now protect people from this kind of discrimination in New York. The details of the laws are here. Some examples of acts that can be discrimination […]

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Pronoun Etiquette

(written by Dean Spade, and for more on making classrooms welcoming for trans students, see here) People often wonder how to be polite when it comes to problems of misidentifying another person’s pronoun. Here are some general tips: If you make a mistake, correct yourself. Going on as if it did not happen is actually less […]

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Hate Crimes Legislation References

Please see SRLP’s statement re: non-support of GENDA 1) ALEXANDER LEE, NOWHERE TO GO BUT OUT: THE COLLISION BETWEEN TRANSGENDER & GENDER-VARIANT PRISONERS AND THE GENDER BINARY IN AMERICA’S PRISONS (2003) 2)AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE, IN A TIME OF BROKEN BONES: A CALL TO DIALOGUE ABOUT HATE CRIMES AND THE LIMITATIONS OF HATE CRIMES LEGISLATION (AN AFSC JUSTICE VISIONS WORKING […]

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It’s War in Here

SRLP PUBLICATION A Report on the Treatment of Transgender and Intersex People in NYS Men’s Prisons ‘It’s War in Here’: A Report on the Treatment of Transgender and Intersex People in New York State Men’s Prisons, one of the first to address this issue, draws on interviews with imprisoned transgender people and their advocates to document […]

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