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SRLP Wishes Sylvia Rivera a Happy Birthday!

Trans warrior and SRLP’s namesake Sylvia Rivera would have been 63 years old today! I am moved and inspired by the life and length of time Sylvia Rivera dedicated to fermenting revolutionary change and generating self determination. She did this before, during and after the Stonewall rebellion. She co-created Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR) after […]

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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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TONIGHT: SRLP’s Reina Gossett and Dean Spade with Cece McDonald

Check out this interview with SRLP’s Reina Gossett and join her tonight with Dean Spade and Cece McDonald! Read “NO ONE IS DISPOSABLE: Artist and activist Reina Gossett talks CeCe McDonald, trans liberation, and prison abolition” by Chris Lee at http://www.fvckthemedia.com/issue33/no-one-is Tonight “I Use My Love to Guide Me”: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Impossible Situations A […]

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CeCe McDonald visits Sylvia Rivera Law Project and introduces the newest edition of our Prisoner Advisory Committee publication In Solidarity!

  During CeCe’s recent media tour in New York City she stopped by the office and celebrated the latest version of SRLP’s In Solidarity publication written with and for incarcerated community members here in New York State. This issue features writing by Janet Mock, a 1970 interview between Sylvia Rivera and a trans person incarcerated […]

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