SRLP sends HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to Laverne Cox on her Emmy nomination for her performance in “Orange Is The New Black”! Thank you, Laverne, for all of your powerful work to lift up the voices and experiences of trans women of color! We are so grateful to be in this movement with you!
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SRLP is thrilled to launch our community-led video series featuring work by trans and gender nonconforming people in prison and readings by community members on the outside. Take a look at our first video, with a powerful reading by the enormously talented singer and media producer, KOKUMO, who lends her voice to the words of Stephen […]
Dear Community, It’s been an exciting year for the Sylvia Rivera Law Project! Our Prisoner Advisory Committee, made up of transgender people in prison, collaborated with SRLP staff and volunteers to launch Blogging from the Inside: Writings by Transgender People in Prison. In collaboration with partner organizations, we also launched a public education, media, and […]
SRLP wants to wish Laverne Cox a happy birthday, and congratulations on your Time Magazine cover! Thank you for inspiring us and working tirelessly to amplify the voices and experiences of trans women of color and trans people in prison. We are so grateful to be in a movement for trans liberation and prison abolition with you. […]
After an incredible talk with CeCe McDonald, Reina Gossett, and Dean Spade last night, SRLP’s Alisha Williams and Laverne Cox are doing an interview for “FREE CeCe: A Documentary.” Alisha and Laverne will discuss the dangerous and violent realities that trans people, particularly trans women of color, face in prison. Alisha and Laverne will also […]
This morning SRLP’s Director of Prisoner Justice Alisha Williams joined CeCe McDonald, and Laverne Cox on Democracy Now! to talk about CeCe’s case and the work our communities are doing to end criminalization and create trans liberation! Watch below!
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 […]