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Victoria en la lucha por el acceso a los beneficios publicos para las comunidades Transgero!

 
  ¡Después de años de presión de la comunidad general para poner fin a la discriminación contra las personas transgénero intentar acceder a los beneficios públicos en Nueva York, estamos encantados de anunciar que la Administración de Recursos Humanos (HRA) ha adoptado nuevos procedimientos para trabajar con l@s transexuales y l@s clientes no conformes al género! Read more »

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Victory in fight for access to benefits for trans communities!

After years of widespread community pressure to end discrimination against transgender people trying to access public benefits in NYC, we are thrilled to announce that the Human Resources Administration (HRA) has adopted new procedures for working with transgender and gender nonconforming clients!  To learn more about the procedures, please see our fact sheet. Read more »

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SRLP Comments on Proposed Changes to DC's Anti-Discrimination Law

The DC Office of Human Rights is attempting to make an exception to anti-discrimiantion law for the Department of Corrections. The DC Trans Coalition is organizing around this issue, more can be learned at their website, here or www.dctc.squarespace.com Read more »

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SRLP announces our legal clinic in the Bronx!

In a collaborative effort with the Bronx Community Pride Center, SRLP will hold legal clinics in the Bronx every third Monday of each month. The clinics will be held between 6pm-8pm at the Bronx Community Pride Center, which is located at 448 east 149th street. Take the 2 or 5 train to the 149th street/3rd avenue stop. Clients will be seen on a first come, first serve basis. Read more »

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SRLP heading to Critical Resistance 10 Conference!

SRLP Collective and community members will be heading to the Critical Resistance 10 Conference in Oakland, CA from Sept 26th-28th. Read more »

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SRLP collaborates with an international law firm to help trans and gender non conforming prisoners in need of name changes

August 2008- The Sylvia Rivera Law Project has announced an innovative name change clinic that will serve trans and gender non conforming prisoners in need of acquiring legal name changes. Read more »

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OCFS announces a change in policy protecting LGBTQ youth in City wide OCFS facilities.

March 17, 2008- The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) is thrilled that after many months of work on the part of SRLP and other organizations, the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) has issued a new policy regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Read more »

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The Administration for Children's Services changes their policy for transgender youth in foster care

New York - On June 20th, 2008 The Administration for Children's Services (ACS) Commissioner John Mattingly signed a new non-discrimination policy that specifically prohibits ACS staff and contract agencies from discriminating on the basis of gender identity. Read more »

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A Valentine for SRLP

Dress by Antony

Calling all fashionistas and fans of Antony's music — an exciting new way to support Sylvia Rivera Law and spread the word about our work! Read more »