Archive for the 'queer API' Category

Breaking the Silence: LGBT Identities & Multiple Oppressions (UIUC, 4.11.14)

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, Politics, queer API, Transgender Rights

Breaking the Silence: LGBT Identities & Multiple Oppressions Pauline Park, Ph.D. Chair New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) and President of the board of directors and acting executive director Queens Pride House Day of Silence University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) 11 April 2014 I would like to thank Infusions for inviting me to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Asian American Communities, People of Color, the Transgender Rights Movement and the Perils of a Post-Identity Politics Paradigm (Vassar, 4.18.12)

Monday, April 16th, 2012 one Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, queer API, Transgender Rights

Asian American Communities, People of Color, the Transgender Rights Movement and the Perils of a Post-Identity Politics Paradigm Pauline Park Vassar College 18 April 2012 I feel honored to be speaking here at Vassar College again only a year after my last appearance here. I’d like to begin by thanking the Vassar College Feminist Alliance and [...]

Israeli/Palestinian conflict breaks out at the NYC LGBT Community Center

Sunday, March 27th, 2011 one Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Politics, queer API, Transgender Rights

On 5 March 2011, LGBT supporters of Palestinian human rights protested the LGBT Community Center’s cancellation of an Israeli Apartheid Week event scheduled for that evening. The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict Breaks Out at the NYC  LGBT Community Center Among the issues that Americans lump under the rubric of ‘foreign affairs,’ perhaps the most divisive and the [...]

Invisible No More (queer APIs) (Advocate, 3.15.05)

Saturday, July 17th, 2010 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Politics, queer API, Transgender Rights

Invisible No More By John Caldwell The Advocate 15 March 2005 It’s been a year since an offensive feature in Details inspired unprecedented activism and visibility among gay and lesbian Asians. So how much has really changed? While Andy Wong has gotten over what he calls “the biggest mistake of my life”—joining the Mormon Church [...]

Embodying Asian/American Sexualities chapter on TG APIs & NYAGRA

Saturday, July 17th, 2010 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, queer API, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

An Interview with Pauline Park Chapter 8 in Embodying Asian/American Sexualities, edited by Gina Masequesmay & Sean Metzger Based on interviews conducted August 22, 2004 and January 3, 2005 1.      What does transgender mean? Can you distinguish between transgender and gay/lesbian/bisexual for the reader? ‘Transgender’ is an umbrella term that refers to a diverse [...]

Transgender Equality: a profile of Pauline Park (6.19.00)

Monday, July 12th, 2010 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Politics, queer API, Transgender Rights

Pauline Park: a profile from Transgender Equality: A Handbook for Activists & Policymakers As coordinator of a legislative work group that includes city council members, transgender-supportive allies, and other members of  the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy, Pauline Park is one of the key players in the initiative to amend New York City’s [...]

Transgendered People of Color Take Center Stage (ALP Missive, winter 1998)

Monday, July 12th, 2010 No Commented
Categorized Under: health care, LGBT, New York City, Politics, queer API, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

Transgendered People of Color Take Center Stage by Pauline Park The Missive of the Audre Lorde Project (ALP) winter 1998 (the following are excerpts from a longer article that appeared in LGNY’s November 19th issue) The first conference specifically by and for transgendered people of color ever held in New York City, and to my [...]

TransWorld Conference 1998 (ALP Missive, fall 1998)

Monday, July 12th, 2010 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Queens Pride House, queer API, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

TransWorld Conference 1998 by Pauline Park The Missive fall 1998 The Audre Lorde Project (ALP) will be hosting TransWorld: New York’s first conference specifically for People of Color of Transgender experience. On Saturday, October 24, this full-day conference will feature a variety of panels and workshops. Speakers will address a range of issues, spanning from [...]

Iban/QKNY: Spotlight on Incubator Projects (ALP Missive, spring 1999)

Monday, July 12th, 2010 No Commented
Categorized Under: Iban/QKNY, LGBT, New York City, queer API

Spotlight on Incubator Projects Iban/QKNY: Building Queer Korean Community by Pauline Park The Missive: News from the board, staff & volunteers of the Audre Lorde Project spring 1999 Iban/Queer Koreans of New York is a social, discussion, and support group and political advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Koreans, Korean Americans, and Korean adoptees. [...]

Reclaiming Our Spiritual Legacy as Transgendered People

Saturday, June 26th, 2010 No Commented
Categorized Under: arts and culture, LGBT, New York City, queer API, Religion, spirituality

Saami shaman working (1674) Reclaiming Our Spiritual Legacy as Transgendered People By Pauline Park 18 June 2000 I was asked to speak on spirituality and the transgender community. It seems to me that the connection is an intimate one, far closer than we may realize. For we as transgendered and gender-variant people lie at the [...]