Archive for the 'NYAGRA' Category

ESPA goes out with a whimper without having passed GENDA

Monday, December 14th, 2015 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Politics, Queens, Queens Pride House, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

ESPA goes out with a whimper not the bang of having passed GENDA by Pauline Park On Dec. 12, the Empire State Pride Agenda abruptly announced it would be shutting down the Pride Agenda — which so many people over the years have called ‘ESPA’ — and its Foundation, though its political action committee will [...]

Israel & the LGBT Community Center ban on Palestine organizing 2011-13

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 No Commented
Categorized Under: Israel/Palestine, LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Politics, Queens, Queens Pride House

Israel & the LGBT Community Center ban on Palestine organizing 2011-13 by Pauline Park Americans tend to think of Israel/Palestine as a foreign policy issue, an intractable conflict removed from us by 7,000 miles or more; and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community generally do not regard the ongoing illegal Israeli occupation [...]

NYAGRA on the Times of Israel Gala

Sunday, February 15th, 2015 No Commented
Categorized Under: Israel/Palestine, LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA

NYAGRA on the Times of Israel Gala statement at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel Pauline Park 15 February 2015 I’m a member of New York City Queers Against Israeli Apartheid (NYC QAIA), but I’m hear today speaking as chair of the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy. NYAGRA is a transgender advocacy organization best known [...]

Transgender Inclusion: Transforming the Academy, Transforming Society (SAVMA, 3.21.14)

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, NYAGRA, Politics, Queens Pride House, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

Transgender Inclusion: Transforming the Academy, Transforming Society Pauline Park keynote speech Students of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) Diversity Forum 21 March 14 I would like to begin by thanking Shana Kitchen of the Students of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) for being instrumental in bringing me here to speak at the Diversity Forum [...]

Bisexual & Transgender Inclusion in New York City: the Coalition for Unity & Inclusion

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Transgender Rights

Bisexual & Transgender Inclusion in New York City: A History of the Coalition for Unity & Inclusion By Pauline Park Chair, New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) Nowadays, most organizations serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the United States use the term ‘LGBT’ in describing themselves and the people they serve. Adoption [...]

Transgender Identity, Community & Empowerment (Marymount Manhattan College, 10.17.13)

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Politics, Queens, Queens Pride House, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

Transgender Identity, Community & Empowerment Pauline Park, Ph.D. Chair New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) Social Sciences Open House Marymount Manhattan College 17 October 2013   I would like to begin by thanking Prof. Manolo Guzmán for being instrumental in bringing me here to speak at the Social Sciences Open House today. This is [...]

Transgender Health Care: What Hospital-Based Providers Need to Know (St. Barnabas, 10.11.13)

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 No Commented
Categorized Under: health care, LGBT, NYAGRA, Queens, Queens Pride House, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

Transgender Health Care: What Hospital-Based Providers Need to Know Pauline Park, Ph.D. Chair, New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) St. Barnabas Hospital Embrace Healthcare Equality: Introducing Our LGBTQ Initiative 11 October 2013 I’m honored by the invitation to speak here at St. Barnabas Hospital and I’m especially honored to keynote the Embrace Healthcare Equality: Introducing Our [...]

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 [...]

NYAGRA testimony on GENDA (NYC transgender rights forum, 10.24.12)

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Politics, Queens Pride House, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

  The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) testimony on behalf of the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) and Queens Pride House by Pauline Park at the public forum called by New York State Senator Daniel Squadron & New York State Assembly Member Richard Gottfried 250 Broadway New York, NY 24 October 2012   Senator Squadron [...]

Translating Identity Conference speech on transgender health care (10.13.12)

Saturday, October 13th, 2012 No Commented
Categorized Under: health care, LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Queens Pride House, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

Securing Health Care for Our Community: Activism, Advocacy, Policy, Politics & Practicalities Translating Identity Conference University of Vermont Burlington 13 October 2012 keynote speech Pauline Park, Ph.D. Chair, New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) and President of the Board of Directors & Acting Executive Director, Queens Pride House   I’m honored to have the opportunity to [...]

About-Face at Health Department (Gay City News, 12.7.06)

Friday, May 4th, 2012 No Commented
Categorized Under: health care, New York City, NYAGRA, Politics, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

About-Face at Health Department By Paul Schindler Gay City News 12.07.2006 In a move that occasioned the city health commissioner, Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, to acknowledge “we were at fault,” the Board of Health Tuesday abruptly pulled back from a proposal that would have allowed New York City-born transgendered individuals who have not undergone sex-reassignment [...]

Queers Against Israeli Apartheid speech at the Center (3.3.12)

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 No Commented
Categorized Under: Israel/Palestine, LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Politics, Queens Pride House, Transgender Rights

Queers Against Israel Apartheid (QAIA) speech at the Center (3.3.12) Pauline Park speaking at the Queers Against Israel Apartheid (QAIA) action at the LGBT Community Center 3 March 2012 I’m Pauline Park and I’m proud to say that I’m a co-founding member of both Queers Against Israel Apartheid (QAIA) and Queers for an Open LGBT [...]