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Reina Gossett on HuffPost Live

Gender-Affirming ID, Medicaid Coverage, & More with SRLP’s Reina Gossett on HuffPost Live

Last week, SRLP’s Reina Gossett was joined by Mara Keisling, Patricia Harrington, Noah Lewis, and Kye Campbell-Fox on Huffington Post Live to discuss the obstacles transgender people face when trying to obtain gender-affirming identity documents.   SRLP works to push state and city agencies to allow transgender people to change their documents to accurately reflect their name […]

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PHOTOS: SRLP at Bushwick Pride!

Check out photos from this year’s Bushwick Pride with Grand Marshals SRLP Director of Membership, Reina Gossett, and comrade and community member Lourdes Ashley Hunter! Thanks to all of the trans and queer people of color, low-income, and allies who came out to demand Medicaid coverage of transition-related healthcare! And thank you to our coalition […]

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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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Tomorrow 7/10 is Drop In Day at SRLP!

SRLP has free drop-in clinics EVERY THURSDAY from 1-5 PM where you can meet with one of our staff attorneys (Elana Redfield and Pooja Gehi pictured above).  Our clinics run from FEBRUARY to OCTOBER and we offer Spanish interpretation. Come by tomorrow and say hi to our Front Desk Angel, Julie! Our office is located at 147 […]

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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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Medicaid Filing 6-19-14

BREAKING: SRLP Sues NY State DOH for Medicaid’s Exclusion of Transgender Healthcare

BREAKING: Yesterday, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, the Legal Aid Society, and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP filed a federal class action lawsuit against the New York State Department of Health on behalf of two trans women who have been denied medically necessary healthcare coverage because of New York State’s discriminatory and transphobic Medicaid exclusion. Read […]

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Thanks to Krissy, SRLP’s Bathrooms are Disability Accessibile!

Last week, Krissy Mahan came to our offices with a toolbag and supplies in hand. After a couple of hours of de-installing, installing, tweaking, and remodeling, SRLP’s bathroom is more accessible to people with disabilities. Krissy has a couple more plans up her sleeve, but check out what she’s already done! Now we have: A […]

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Build and Learn with SRLP at the Philly Trans Health Conference 2014!

Madness Mapping with Gabriel Arkles, SRLP Collective Member, and Ofelia del Corazón Thursday, June 12,  4:05-5:25, Room 107A This workshop is primarily by and for members of trans* and queer communities who consider themselves mad, psychiatric survivors, mental health consumers, people with psychiatric disabilities, or people who experience extreme states. In it, we will share ways […]

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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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