Archive for the 'LGBT' Category

LGBT Forum Discusses Stop And Frisk Policy (Queens Tribune, 9.19.13)

Saturday, September 28th, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT

  LGBT Forum Discusses Stop And Frisk Policy (by Trisha Sakhuja, Queens Tribune, 9.19.13) By Trisha Sakhuja, staff writer Queens Tribune 9.19.13 Members of the LGBT community, along with a panel of experts, held a forum on Sept. 11 at the Queens Pride House to discuss the implications of the Stop and Frisk policy enacted by [...]

Christine Quinn and sexism and homophobia in the 2013 NYC mayoral race

Monday, September 16th, 2013 one Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Politics

Christine Quinn and sexism and homophobia in the 2013 NYC mayoral race by Pauline Park Christine Quinn would have been the first woman and the first member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community elected mayor of New York City had she won the 2013 mayoral race. The fact that Quinn started the [...]

Anybody But Quinn rally speech by Pauline Park (8.28.13)

Friday, August 30th, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Politics, Queens, Transgender Rights

Anybody But Quinn Pauline Park speaks at the rally 28 August 2013   I’m here to pose and answer just one question: who is the real Christine Quinn? This is a multiple choice question, and I’m going to ask you to tell me which of the following answers is the correct one: a) A principled [...]

Queens Pride House history: the June 2013 Israel/Palestine forum

Sunday, July 21st, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: Israel/Palestine, LGBT, New York City, Queens, Queens Pride House

Queens Pride House history: the June 2013 Israel/Palestine forum Queens Pride House  has hosted many public forums, quite a few of which I organized. By far the most controversial was “Israel/Palestine is an LGBT issue,” our first-ever forum on Israel and Palestine. Our June 2013 forum might never have come about had it not been for [...]

Transgender History: The Chevalier d’Eon

Sunday, July 21st, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT

The Chevalier d’Eon Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Thimothée d’Eon de Beaumont (1728-1810) was the first openly transgendered person in European history, living the first half of his life as a man and the second half of her life as a woman. Louis XV sent d’Eon to St. Petersburg, where he represented the French king at the court of the Empress [...]

Pauline Park named to the inaugural Trans 100 list (4.9.13)

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, Queens, Queens Pride House, queer API, Transgender Rights

Contact: Pauline Park paulinepark@earthlink.net (718) 662-8893 or Jen Richards Co-Director, The Trans 100 jen@thetrans100.com   Pauline Park named to the first-ever ‘TRANS 100′ list We Happy Trans, This is H.O.W., Chicago House and GLAAD Announce Inaugural List Focused on Positive Work Being Accomplished by Trans People Nationwide April 9, 2013 – Today, Pauline Park was [...]

Transgendering the Academy: Transgender Inclusion at a Women’s College (Mills College, 4.1.13)

Monday, April 1st, 2013 one Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

Transgendering the Academy: Transgender Inclusion at a Women’s College Pauline Park, Ph.D. Chair New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) address to faculty, staff and students at Mills College Oakland 1 April 2013 I would like to begin by thanking Prof. Julia Oparah of the department of ethnic studies for her instrumental role in [...]

Transgender Identities & Spiritual Traditions in Asia & the Pacific: Lessons for LGBT/Queer APIs (Pacific School of Religion, 4.2.13)

Sunday, March 31st, 2013 one Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, queer API, Religion, spirituality

Transgender Identities & Spiritual Traditions in Asia & the Pacific: Lessons for LGBT/Queer APIs by Pauline Park presentation at the Pacific School of Religion Chapel Berkeley 2 April 2013  I’d like to begin by thanking Jess Delegencia of the API Roundtable for inviting me to speak here at the Pacific School of Religion; I am [...]

NYAGRA letter to Gov. Cuomo re GENDA (3.29.13)

Friday, March 29th, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, NYAGRA, Transgender Rights

        The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo Governor of New York State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224 29 March 2013 Dear Gov. Cuomo, I am writing you on behalf of the board of directors and members of the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) to urge you to come out publicly [...]

Dov Hikind, Purim Blackface & the Politics of Israeli Apartheid

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: Israel/Palestine, LGBT, New York City, Religion

New York State Assembly Member Dov Hikind in blackface for Purim 2013   Dov Hikind, Purim Blackface & the Politics of Israeli Apartheid A photo New York State Assembly Member Dov Hikind in blackface provoked a firestorm of controversy when the Politicker page of the New York Observer posted it on February 25 (Hunter Walker, [...]

“LGBT Center ‘Gave the Community the Finger’ in ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ Dispute” (Village Voice, 5.12.11)

Sunday, February 24th, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: Israel/Palestine, LGBT, New York City, Queens Pride House

Gayz Pauline Park Q&A: LGBT Center ‘Gave the Community the Finger’ in ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ Dispute By Steven Thrasher Thu., May 12 2011 at 11:17 AM 60 Comments Categories: Featured, Gayz, Israel, Steven Thrasher ​Veteran transgender activist Pauline Park — responsible for adding the “T” to Manhattan’s LGBT Center — blasts the center’s controversial decision in March to cave to pressure from pro-Zionist gay-porn impresario Michael Lucas [...]

Gays Debate ‘Pinkwashing’ as N.Y. Center Reverses Ban on Israel-Related Events (Forward, 2.20.13)

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: Israel/Palestine, LGBT, New York City

Gays Debate ‘Pinkwashing’ as N.Y. Center Reverses Ban on Israel-Related Events Pro-Israel Advocates Slam Theory as Critics Push Conference Green Light: Sarah Schulman hopes she can now go forward with a talk about her book, which is critical of Israel, at the LGBT Center. By Josh Nathan-Kazis Published February 20, 2013, issue of March 01, 2013. A [...]