News and Updates

Thank You Micah Bazant!



We want to express our profound gratitude and appreciation for the creative vision and generosity of visual artist Micah Bazant for designing our Trans Day of Remembrance Poster this year. Micah also managed the selling and dissemination of this print donating all proceeds to the Audre Lorde Project. As a result of their tireless work, we were able to raise over $1,000 for our on the ground work for racial and gender justice.  Read more »

OFFICE IS CLOSED TODAY!

Due to Winter Storm Juno, ALP Offices will be closed today (January 27th, 2015).  We expect to be back to our regular schedule tomorrow.  We hope you are safe and warm!  

Applications for TransJustice Community School are now Open!

TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project is excited to announce the application is open for our 6th cohort of TransJustice Community School! Read more »

Remember Trans Power! Fight for Trans Lives!



A Friendly Reminder that you can purchase this year's Trans Day of Remembrance print by Micah Bizant and all proceeds go to our transjustice organizing work! Order here. 

Press Release: Audre Lorde Builds Collective Safety at 4th Annual Bed-Stuy Pride

Contact: Alok Vaid-Menon                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tel: 979-217-1197

Email: alokatalp [dot] org 

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A Decade of Resistance; Ten Year Anniversary Statement

10th Anniversary Statement Trans Day of Action!

TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project

Celebrating 10 Years of Trans Day of Action;

A Decade of Resistance, Resilience, and Revolution

By Elliott Fukui

TransJustice Coordinator Read more »

TransJustice Community School 2014 Applications are Open!

TransJustice is excited to open up our applications for the 5th Cycle of TransJustice Community School Read more »

Bed-Stuy Pride 2013 reflection

Bed-Stuy Pride. We came. We Celebrated.

From the incredible performances by cultural workers and artists alike to the amazingly supportive small business and organization vendors the 3rd Annual Bed-Stuy Pride was jam packed with beauty. I am so grateful to be surrounded by such a hard-working community dedicated to challenging homophobic and transphobic violence [all while lookin Brooklyn fly].

As I unpack boxes in the Brooklyn office I’m reminded of some of my favorite moments of the day... Read more »

Thank YOU for an amazing 9th Annual Trans Day of Action!

TransJustice and the Audre Lorde Project would like to thank you for making this year’s Trans Day of Action a fabulous success!

 

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Safety Begins & Ends with Us: A Collective Response to Violence

                                                                                                Friday, July 12, 2013

Dear New York City,

As pride month ends we want to remember and mourn the recent waves of hate violence and police violence across New York City, from the West Village to the 79th precinct in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn. With history as a guide, we expect hate violence against our communities to increase in response to the recent LGBT victories. The hate violence and police violence that has occurred raises the question: How are we creating mechanisms of response, safety, and accountability, within our communities that do not further criminalize or police our collective bodies? Increased policing does not create safety for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit, Transgender, Gender Non Conforming, and Queer (LGBTSTGNCQ) people, especially when Trans and Gender Non-Conforming people, Youth, and People of Color (POC) are among the communities often targeted and harassed by police. Read more »

3rd Space Support: Health & Wellness Collective Survey

Please help the 3rd Space Health and Wellness Collective begin to support our communities’ health by answering this anonymous short survey.   Thank you! Read more »

Introducing ALP's newest program 3rd Space Support!

After much visioning, input from our community and work the Audre Lorde Project (ALP) is proud to announce the launch of its newest program, 3rd Space Support.

The 3rd Space Support program is excited to launch its first events!

How can I get involved with the 3rd Space Support program? 

“We are powerful because we have survived, and that is what it is all about -- survival and growth."  ~ Audre Lorde

Click on this link to find out more!

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Updated Office Hours at The Audre Lorde Project

Updated office hours, contact information and directions for the Audre Lorde Project.

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ALP's New Green Home Provides Room to Grow, Better Accessibility!

New York, New York - May ­­18, 2010  - The Audre Lorde Project (ALP) has successfully concluded its Capital Campaign, A Space for Many Movements. In June 2010, ALP will open a new Manhattan office at 147 West 24th Street, which also houses grassroots organizations FIERCE!, Queers for Economic Justice and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project. The Audre Lorde Project is a community organizing center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming (LGBTSTGNC) People of Color in New York City. Read more »

Become an Audre Lorde Project Member

In direct response to our community the Audre Lorde Project (ALP) has created a membership structure that holds the needs of our organizing areas and commitment to community building, political education, skills building, holistic health and wellness. 

Our new membership structure provides multiple ways to be a part of The Audre Lorde Project, whether you have a lot of time or just a little.

Join our growing ALP Community to build power across identity and organize for Justice.   Read more »

Historic Victory: Welfare Procedure Approved to Address Discrimination Against Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People

 

MEDIA RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 5, 2010 Contact: Jen Roman, Kris Hayashi

E-Mail: jromanatalp [dot] org

Phone: 718-596-0342 x 32, 646-305-4177(cell)

HISTORIC VICTORY: WELFARE PROCEDURE APPROVED TO ADDRESS DISCRIMINATION AGAINST TRANS AND GENDER NON CONFORMING PEOPLE, BRINGING NYC CLOSER TO BEING INCLUSIVE FOR ALL NEW YORKERS.

NEW YORK CITY HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION (HRA) APPROVES PROCEDURE FOR SERVING TRANS AND GENDER NON CONFORMING CLIENTS Read more »

Join The Audre Lorde Project Circle of Friends!

Our differences are polarities between which we can spark possibilities for a future we cannot even now imagine, when we acknowledge that we share a unifying vision which supposes a future where we all may flourish, as well as a living earth upon which to support our choices   --Audre Lorde--
 
Dear Community Members and Supporters,
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TransJustice General Meetings

TransJustice meetings are for People of Color who identify as Trans, gender non-conforming, gender variant, gender deviant, butch lesbians, drag queens, bi-gendered, Two-Spirit, drag kings, femme queens, A.G., gender queer, non-gendered, andro, crossdressers, and gender-benders. Read more »