Archive for the 'Queens' Category

Bratton & the NYPD on LGBT exclusion from St. Patrick’s Day

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Politics, Queens, Transgender Rights

Bratton & the NYPD on LGBT exclusion from St. Patrick’s Day Bill de Blasio’s appointment of Bill Bratton as police commissioner as one of the new mayor’s first acts provoked expressions of concern among progressive activists and advocacy organizations in New York; despite de Blasio’s decision to absent himself from the St. Patrick’s Day parade on March [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Queens Pride House 15th anniversary speech (9.27.12)

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 No Commented
Categorized Under: health care, New York City, Queens, Queens Pride House, Transgender Health

Queens Pride House 15th anniversary celebration 27 September 2012 Pauline Park president and acting executive director On behalf of the board of directors and staff of Queens Pride House, I would like to welcome you to the celebration of our 15th anniversary. Queens Pride House  is the only lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community center [...]

Queens Pride House leadership transition (June 2012 e-newsletter)

Thursday, June 14th, 2012 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Queens, Queens Pride House, Transgender Rights

June is pride month at Queens Pride House The faces of Queens Pride House: Queens Pride 2012 René Vázquez del Valle & Carlos M. Cubas Queens Pride House booth in 37th Road Maia Oriana De La Pava-Goldstein, Diana De La Pava & Manuel Ducret Occupy Queens marching with the Queens Pride House contingent Charles Ober, Phillip [...]

Officials: Teen beaten to death in hate crime (Queens Chronicle, 3.17.11)

Thursday, March 17th, 2011 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Queens, Queens Pride House

Anthony Callao’s MySpace page profile photo Officials: Teen beaten to death in hate crime By Anna Gustafson, Assistant Editor Queens Chronicle 3.17.2011 An 18-year-old died at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Monday after four Queens teenagers allegedly screaming anti-gay slurs and wielding a chrome bat and a cane beat him on a sidewalk in Woodhaven, according [...]

Queens Pride House condemns homophobic murder (3.15.11)

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Queens, Queens Pride House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more info., contact: Peter Pavich Interim Executive Director (718)429-5309 pnp8@hotmail.com PPavich@queenspridehouse.org Pauline Park President, Board of Directors (718) 424-4003 (718) 662-8893 paulinepark@earthlink.net PPark@queenspridehouse.org Queens Pride House 76-11 37th Avenue, Suite 206 Jackson Heights, NY 11372 (718) 429-5309 http://www.queenspridehouse.org/ New York, 15 March 2011 — Queens Pride House, the borough’s only lesbian, gay, [...]

Parking rights: Pauline Park is fighting for transgender rights (NY Blade, 7.18.03)

Thursday, February 10th, 2011 one Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Politics, Queens, Transgender Rights

Parking Rights Pauline Park is fighting for transgender rights By Kevin Allison New York Blade Friday, July 18, 2003 Late one night, years ago, Pauline Park squeezed onto an E train to Queens in a burgundy gown. A man shoved past, selling batteries. When he saw Park, he was disgusted. “If you’re a man, dress [...]

Pride & Division in Queens (GCN, 6.28.02)

Sunday, August 1st, 2010 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Politics, Queens, Queens Pride House

Pride and Division in Queens Two gay candidates look strong but a flap dogs one By Paul Schindler Gay City News, 6.28.02 Even as two longtime gay leaders in Queens look to become the borough’s first out elected officials, a divisive flap over one of the candidates threatens to undermine the unity that might otherwise [...]