Archive for the 'queer API' Category

Finding the Authentic Self: Coming Out as a Transgendered Korean Adoptee

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, queer API

Finding the Authentic Self: Coming Out as a Transgendered Korean Adoptee By Pauline Park Being a transgendered Korean adoptee has meant a life-long process of coming to terms with identity issues related to gender identity and sexuality as well as to racial, ethnic and national identity. Just as I have always known that I was [...]

LGBT APA politics forum (9.17.04)

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

Asian Voters “What’s At Stake In The Elections For LGBT Asians?” Immigrantion rights for gays? Same-sex marriage for Asians? Civil liberties and civil rights? Where do the candidates and political parties stand? Speakers include Rocky Chin, Working Families Party; Pauline Park, Guillermo Vasquez Democratic Club of Queens; Glenn D. Magpantay, attorney with the Asian American [...]

Articulating Identity, Organizing Community: Re-Launching the Queer API Movement

Saturday, May 1st, 2010 one Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, queer API

Articulating Identity, Organizing Community Re-Launching the Queer API Movement in the United States Pauline Park keynote speech Launch The 3rd Annual Queer & Asian Conference University of California at Berkeley 1 May 2010 I would like to begin by thanking Cal Q&A and the committee members who organizers of the 3rd annual Queer & Asian [...]

Al-Fatiha and the First North American LGBTQ Muslim Conference

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010 No Commented
Categorized Under: arts and culture, LGBT, New York City, Politics, queer API, Religion, spirituality, Transgender Rights

Isfahan: Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque First North American LGBTQ Muslim Conference Held in New York By Pauline Park Lesbian & Gay New York (LGNY) 3 June 1999 Think “Islam and homosexuality.” The mind immediately conjures up images of a gay man in Iran being stoned to death by an angry mob while an imam fulminates against the abomination of men [...]

NYAGRA on LGBT-inclusive 2010 Chinese lunar new year parade

Sunday, January 31st, 2010 one Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Politics, queer API, Religion, spirituality, Transgender Rights

Patrick Cheng‘s mother reads a statement in Chinese in support of her son and the LGBT/queer API community at the QAPI press conference in Chinatown on Jan. 30.  At left: lead organizers Irene Tung & Aries Liao. NYAGRA statement on the participation of LGBT/queer APIs in the 2010 Chinese lunar new year parade in Chinatown [...]

Campus Pride Names Pauline Park One of Top 25 LGBT Favorites

Monday, October 26th, 2009 one Commented
Categorized Under: arts and culture, LGBT, Politics, queer API, Transgender Rights

Campus Pride names Pauline Park to its ‘hot list’ of LGBT speakers I was delighted to receive this message just today: “Congratulations! You’ve been chosen by students, campus activity professionals, and other Campus Pride constituents for the 2009 Campus Pride HOT LIST! The list is made up of the top twenty-five speakers, lecturers, and performers from [...]

Ken Burns & Me: Mount Rainier & the National Parks

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, nature, queer API

Mt. Rainier When I first heard about “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea” — the new documentary by Ken Burns that is airing this week on PBS — I must admit I was skeptical, wondering if Burns could do for our national parks what he did for the Civil War. Oh, me of little faith~! [...]

Thunder Above: a new play on queer Asian American themes

Friday, September 11th, 2009 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, queer API, theater

Rey Lucas as Hector, Jon Norman Schneider as Gil and Maureen Sebastian as Theresa in “Thunder Above, Deeps Below” On Tuesday, I saw “Thunder Above, Deeps Below,” a new play by A. Rey Pamatmat (a gay Filipino American friend of mine), and it’s being staged by Second Generation, one of the leading Asian American theater [...]