Archive for the 'NYAGRA' Category

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 [...]

Queers Against Israeli Apartheid action at the Center (3.3.12)

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 No Commented
Categorized Under: Israel/Palestine, LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Politics

  For Immediate Release PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Pauline Park (718) 662-8893 (c); (718) 424-4003 (h) paulinepark@earthlink.net OCCUPY THE CENTER! Protest censorship by New York’s LGBT Community Center   WHO: Queers Against Israeli Apartheid and other groups (list below) WHEN: Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 4-6 PM WHERE: LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St. between 7th and 8th Avenues WHY: One year ago, amidst great [...]

Trans-Form the Occupation (Occupy Wall Street, 11.13.11)

Friday, November 11th, 2011 No Commented
Categorized Under: health care, LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Politics, Queens Pride House, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

Trans-Form the Occupation Pauline Park at Occupy Wall Street 13 November 2011 Thank you for the opportunity to speak here. I’m Pauline Park, chair of NYAGRA, the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy, and president of the board of directors of Queens Pride House, an LGBT community center in the borough of Queens. I’m [...]

Moving Beyond Shock on Transgender Health (GCN editorial, 9.14.11)

Thursday, September 15th, 2011 No Commented
Categorized Under: health care, LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

Moving Beyond Shock on Transgender Health By Paul Schindler Even for those with some knowledge of the economic, social, and health disparities facing the transgender community, an August New York Times Magazine story, “The High Price of Looking Like a Woman,”likely shocked the conscience. The story explored an underground and little known practice by which [...]