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SRLP Testimonies on NYS and NYC healthcare: TGNC People in Prisons and Jails Should Not Be Left out of the Healthcare Conversation

Since the memo from federal Health and Human Services was leaked last month to the New York Times the issues affecting healthcare for transgender and gender non-conforming people (TGNC people) have been constantly featured in media outlets. What has consistently not been covered, however, are the many ways in which healthcare fails to adequately cover our TGNCI […]

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NYC City Council Passes Changes to NYC Birth Certificate Regulation

This summer, New York City has joined the growing number of states and cities that are creating a third gender marker for individuals who do not identify as either male or female. The proposed law, which passed the subcommittee on September 9, 2018, would create a third non-binary gender marker—an “X”—for New York City birth […]

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How your donation to SRLP will continue our struggle for trans healthcare

Thank you for all the ways you keep our work strong against tremendous odds. In the last year, you have learned with us, strategized with us, marched with us, volunteered your time, made generous donations, and in countless other ways strengthened our work to end the trans-exclusionary Medicaid healthcare regulation. And we won. As 2014 comes […]

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Medicaid programs will now cover transgender healthcare following SRLP’s twelve-year campaign

Yesterday, Governor Cuomo and the New York State Department of Health announced that our Medicaid programs will now cover transgender healthcare. This is a momentous victory for SRLP community members and all transgender New Yorkers. The proposed regulation will allow transgender people to access hormones and surgeries under Medicaid. Introduced on December 17th, the regulation […]

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Tonight: SRLP Attorneys and Advocates Awards 2014!

Tonight, November 18, 2014, we will celebrate a group of incredible organizers and attorneys. For more information and to register, visit http://srlp.org/awards2014. Honoring Judith Goldiner, Belkys Garcia, Kim Forte, Sumani Lanka, and Rebecca Novick – The Legal Aid Society Mary Eaton – Willkie Farr and Gallagher LLP & Megan Hogan – Medicaid Advocate Elliott Fukui & Tanya […]

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Trans Healthcare Now

SRLP Fall 2014 Newsletter!

Transgender Healthcare is Good for New York! SRLP demands transition-related healthcare coverage for low-income New Yorkers On June 19, SRLP, the Legal Aid Society, and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP filed a federal class action lawsuit against the NY State Department of Health to overturn the Medicaid regulation barring transition-related healthcare on the grounds that […]

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SRLPandGLAAD Medicaid infographic

NEW: Trans Healthcare Infographic from SRLP and GLAAD!

For the past ten years, SRLP’s has worked to end the Department of Health’s discriminatory ban on transition-related care, and build a movement of support for trans healthcare. We couldn’t have done it without the support of organizations like GLAAD, our collaborator on this infographic and many others in our public education campaign to end the Medicaid […]

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