The Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence. Learn more about SRLP.
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination or violence. Read more »
SRLP 147 W 24th Street, 5th Floor New York, NY 10011
Be sure to mark your calendar for this upcoming (iced) Coffee Talk event!
Coffee Talk is a FREE ongoing discussion series that centers the lives and experiences of low income trans, intersex, gender non conforming people as well as trans, intersex and gender non conforming people of color. Allies welcome! Read more »
Legal interns at SRLP work on a range of issues affecting low-income transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming people of color, including prisoners' rights, name changes and identity documentation, discrimination in sex-segregated facilities, immigration, Medicaid, and more.
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project seeks legal interns. We require a minimum 10 hr / week commitment and will support you in getting school credit !
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is seeking development interns.
Development interns and volunteers at SRLP work primarily with the Fundraising and Finance team. Projects include working on our grassroots fundraising campaign in the areas of fundraising house parties and events, benefit concerts, and our major donor project; and working on our institutional fundraising campaign in the areas of grant writing and research. Interns and volunteers often also work on our biannual newsletter and our biannual direct mailings. You will also learn how to maintain our various databases and use applications such as Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, Microsoft Office, Drupal, CiviCRM, and more.
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.
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”
Detailed instructions for completing a legal name change in New York City, including copies of some court papers you'll need to submit, how to change your name with the DMV and Social Security Administration, and how to change the gender marker on your NY drivers's license.
Union Square, NY – On May 1st, 2012, organizations of the Miss Major/Jay Toole Building on West 24th Street, the Audre Lorde Project, FIERCE, Queers for Economic Justice, Streetwise and Safe, and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, came together to commemorate May Day, or International Labor Day. Read more »