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TAKE ACTION: Call for an LGBT-inclusive Lunar New Year parade

Viet Rainbow of Orange County, a community-based organization working to promote positive visibility and equitable treatment of LGBT people, may potentially be blocked a second time from participating in the Tet Parade, Orange County's annual Lunar New Year celebration, scheduled in February.

Sylvia Rivera Law Project takes action at NY Health Summit, calls for trans-inclusive Medicaid

SRLP takes action at NY Health Summit, calling for end to healthcare discrimination for transgender people

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project voiced concerns at New York's Population Health Summit, an educational public health event held by Health Commissioner Nirav. R. Shah, calling for the repeal of a discriminatory regulation in the state's Medicaid program that bans transgender and gender non-conforming people from accessing healthcare they need.

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