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Democracy Now! Autostraddle cover #transhealthcareNOW

There has been some truly great coverage of yesterday’s #transhealthcareNOW action at the HX Refactored conference, including Democracy Now! featuring the action in their headlines this morning and Autostraddle writing a brilliant analysis on the hypocrisy of New York’s Department of Health excluding transgender people from healthcare coverage while on their own website talking about […]

SRLP and Friends holding the Trans Healthcare Now Banner created by Liz Bishop, Aleksei Wagner and Reina Gossett


One hour ago, with other members of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project I participated in a direct action at HX Refactored, a health care conference in New York City, attended by the new NY State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker. We went to stop business as usual at the Department of Health. 16 years of transgender […]

Where's the Love, Shah? Trans people need healthcare now!

Tomorrow! Where’s the love, Shah?

  Join me, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project as we take to the streets to demand comprehensive, safe, and affordable Medicaid for Trans and Gender Non Conforming New Yorkers! We demand that Commissioner Shah repeal regulations that exclude Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People from accessing life saving care! […]

Trans People Need Safe and Affordable Healthcare Stop Discriminating Commissioner Shah!

Despite Medicaid ban on transgender healthcare, NY Health Commissioner says he’s “working hard” on transgender issues

Yesterday, GLAAD published a great article recapping the direct action I participated in with the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and our allies in order to bring attention to the healthcare campaign SRLP has launched. GLAAD calls out NY State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah for announcing that he is working hard on transgender issues, all the […]

Al Jazeera America covers SRLP healthcare campaign

Since SRLP launched our campaign for safe and affordable healthcare in New York nearly 2,000 people have signed the petition calling on Governor Cuomo and NYS Health Com. Shah to repeal Medicaid’s discriminatory regulation that prevents trans and gender non conforming people from accessing healthcare.  Thank you for your support! This past week Al Jazeera America interviewed […]