Archive for the 'Queens Pride House' 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 [...]

Tragic Trans? Nope! (Die Zeit, 4.11.15)

Friday, May 15th, 2015 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Politics, Queens, Queens Pride House, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

In the series “Transparent,” Jeffrey Tambor and his daughters in the ladies’ room. TRANSGENDER Tragic Trans? Nope! The American series “Transparent” makes the subject gender identity now also popular in Germany. In America, the debate is far more. A visit to the transgender center in Queens, New York. By Claudia Steinberg Die Zeit 9 April [...]

Jackson Heights: Beyond ‘Diversity’

Saturday, October 25th, 2014 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Queens, Queens Pride House, Religion, spirituality

Jackson Heights: Beyond ‘Diversity’ by Pauline Park Jackson Heights is the most diverse neighborhood in Queens, the most diverse county in the United States. But what precisely does ‘diversity’ really mean and how does it actually play out in this neighborhood that I’ve called home for nearly two decades now? In this photo essay, I hope [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

“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 [...]

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 [...]