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Piper Kerman author of Orange is the New Black highlights the work of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Last week at an LGBT funders gathering Piper Kerman addressed an audience of hundreds to urge LGBT funders to support incarcerated LGBT people by funding work that they are involved in or receive services from.  In addition to highlighting the work of the SRLP and our publication In Solidarity (read here!) Piper also spoke about […]

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SRLP Victory: Appellate Court Upholds the Right of Incarcerated Transgender People to Have Name Changed

May 31, 2012 After a two year legal struggle, New York courts uphold an incarcerated transgender woman’s right to change her name, reversing an earlier denial of her legal name change related to lack of medical evidence and the possibility of “confusion” ALBANY – The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, […]

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SRLP Victory: Incarcerated Transgender & Gender Non Conforming People & Allies Successfully Campaign For New Polices To End Prison Rape & Abuse

A culmination of 9 years of work, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project marks the release of the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Standards to Prevent, Detect and Respond to Prison Rape as a significant victory. The Department of Justice’s new standards come in response from recommendations from the Sylvia Rivera Law Project -including those of […]

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SRLP June 2009 Newsletter

SRLP’s latest news from 2009: *40 Years After Stonewall: Honoring Sylvia Rivera *Community Forum on Proposed Changes to NYPD Policy *Updates on Pen Pal Project, Bronx Clinic, Know Your Rights Trainings *New Trans Legal Clinics in LA, Boston *Queer/Trans Seattlites Fight to Stop New Jail newsjune09

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