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Meet Kelly Herrmann, SRLP Intern!

Learn some fun facts about one of our summer interns and check back soon to meet the others! To apply for an SRLP internship visit: http://srlp.org/get-involved/jobs-internships Name, Pronouns, Position and Team at SRLP Kelly Herrmann, they/them/theirs, SRLP Prisoner Justice Project Legal Intern   What do you do to relax / have fun? Talk/decompress with friends […]

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Meet Emily Juneau, SRLP Intern!

Learn some fun facts about one of our summer interns and check back soon to meet the others! To apply for an SRLP internship visit: http://srlp.org/get-involved/jobs-internships Name, Pronouns, Position and Team at SRLP Emily Juneau, she/her/hers, Legal Intern, Direct Services Team Spring and Summer 2014 What do you do to relax / have fun? I pretend […]

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SRLP Honors 45 Years of Resistance and Revolution!

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the night Sylvia Rivera and hundreds of other trans and queer people fought back against the police raid at Stonewall. To honor their legacy, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to end the discrimination and violence that low-income trans people and trans people of color continue to face at the at […]

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TODAY: SRLP’s Pooja Gehi and Angie Cruz interviewed on Democracy Now!

Today, Democracy Now! interviewed SRLP’s Pooja Gehi and Angie Cruz on Medicaid, trans healthcare, the history of the Stonewall riots, Sylvia Rivera’s legacy, and more! Check it out here:  http://www.democracynow.org/2014/6/25/trans_healthcare_now_lawsuit_seeks_end Angie and Pooja are in the studio getting ready! SRLP staff attorneys Elana Redfield and Pooja Gehi with Angie Cruz, an SRLP community member and one […]

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Check Out the 2013 SRLP Annual Report!

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 […]

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SRLP Demands #JusticeForJane Because No One Is Disposable!

(This post is cross-posted from Reina’s blog http://www.reinagossett.com/demand-justiceforjane-one-disposable/) Today marks the 51st day that Jane Doe, a 16 year old trans girl of color, has been incarcerated in an adult prison in Connecticut even though she has not been convicted of any crime and has no criminal charges against her.  She has spent most of […]

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PHOTOS: Building Community with ALP, FIERCE, SAS, & SRLP

Check out these beautiful photos from last week’s Give OUT Day happy hour with ALP, FIERCE, SAS, and SRLP by FIERCE member Tiph Brown, Nerdscarf Photography! And view more of Tiph’s work at http://nerdscarf.com Thank you all for your support, for donating money to support all of our organizations and our movement’s commitment to queer and […]

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The Brazen Saddles: A Pit Stop Fundraiser for SRLP

Erin Hansen, Nora Hirozawa, Jesse Montgomery, and Max Rivlin-Nadler, otherwise known as the Brazen Saddles, are riding their bikes across the country to raise money for SRLP. A couple weeks ago, they pulled into a truck stop for a much needed water break after several hours of pedaling down Florida’s sun-baked roads. A truck pulled up next […]

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We Raised Over $6,000 for SRLP from People Like You!

We did it! Together, we raised $6,378 for trans liberation, prison abolition, and safe, affordable, and accessible healthcare for all! From the nearly 200 people who donated to the countless others who helped us spread the word by sending out emails, posting on Facebook, and tweeting calls for support, we couldn’t have done this without you! THANK […]

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SRLP Direct Action Featured on Democracy Now!

Watch this Democracy Now! segment on SRLP’s direct action at Hx Refactored! Listen as SRLP’s Reina Gossett speaks powerfully to the new Department of Health Commissioner Howard Zucker and a crowd of health industry techies to demand an end to NY State’s Medicaid regulation that bars transgender people from accessing basic healthcare. Keep tweeting, signing the petition, and […]

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