Archive for the 'Transgender Health' Category

GID & the pathologization of transgender identity

Sunday, January 29th, 2017 No Commented
Categorized Under: health care, LGBT, New York City, NYAGRA, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

GID & the pathologization of transgender identity Pauline Park, Ph.D. On a beautifully sunny day in April 2004, I joined half a dozen members of the Gay Asian & Pacific Islander Men of New York (GAPIMNY) at the Manhattan offices of “Details,” a men’s magazine that had published an offensive feature entitled “Gay or Asian?” [...]

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 [...]

“Would You Still Love Me If…” transgender-themed play (10.11.15)

Friday, October 16th, 2015 No Commented
Categorized Under: arts and culture, LGBT, theater, Transgender Health

“Would You Still Love Me If…” thoughts on a transgender-themed play by Pauline Park As an openly transgendered woman and a transgender activist, I was delighted to hear that a transgender-themed play had come to an ‘Off Broadway’ theater in New York. But after seeing “Would You Still Love Me If…” with a friend, I’m tempted to [...]

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 [...]

Pride, Inc.: the corporatization of our pride parades

Saturday, June 28th, 2014 No Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, New York City, Politics, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

Wal-Mart Pride in the Cincinnati Pride Parade I’m reading through the 2014 New York City Pride March ‘order of march’ list and noticing all of the large corporations in this year’s parade, including: AT&T, Bank of America, Best Buy, Chipotle, Citibank, Delta, Facebook, Google NY, JP Morgan Chase, Logo TV, Macy’s, Marriott, MasterCard, NBC, Netflix, [...]

Pauline Park testimony on transgendered APIs

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 No Commented
Categorized Under: health care, history, LGBT, queer API, Religion, spirituality, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

ISSUES OF TRANSGENDERED ASIAN AMERICANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS By Pauline Park, co-founder, New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy and John Manzon-Santos, Executive Director, Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center Testimony submitted to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Transgendered and gender-variant people are among the most invisible and marginalized of [...]

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 [...]

Transgendering the Academy: Transgender Inclusion at a Women’s College (Mills College, 4.1.13)

Monday, April 1st, 2013 one Commented
Categorized Under: LGBT, Transgender Health, Transgender Rights

Transgendering the Academy: Transgender Inclusion at a Women’s College Pauline Park, Ph.D. Chair New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) address to faculty, staff and students at Mills College Oakland 1 April 2013 I would like to begin by thanking Prof. Julia Oparah of the department of ethnic studies for her instrumental role in [...]

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 [...]