Israel/Palestine

Queers Against Israeli Apartheid action at the Center (3.3.12)

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  For Immediate Release PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Pauline Park (718) 662-8893 (c); (718) 424-4003 (h) paulinepark@earthlink.net OCCUPY THE CENTER! Protest censorship by New York’s LGBT Community Center   WHO: Queers Against Israeli Apartheid and other groups (list below) WHEN: Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 4-6 PM WHERE: LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St. between 7th and 8th Avenues WHY: One year ago, amidst great […]

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ENDA: To Be Transgender-Inclusive or Not to Be? (10.4.07)

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ENDA: To Be Transgender-Inclusive or Not to Be? The issue of transgender inclusion in the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) has been debated within the community for over a decade now. Up until last week, the battle lines drawn seemed to be between transgender activists on the one hand and U.S. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) — the […]

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ENDA: To Be Transgender-Inclusive or Not to Be? (10.4.07)

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ENDA: To Be Transgender-Inclusive or Not to Be? The issue of transgender inclusion in the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) has been debated within the community for over a decade now. Up until last week, the battle lines drawn seemed to be between transgender activists on the one hand and U.S. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) — the […]

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We are the 99%

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We are the ninety-nine percent. Wir sind die neunundneunzig Prozent. (German) Nous sommes le quatre-vingt-dix-neuf pour cent. (French) Noi siamo il novantanove per cento. (Italian) Somos el ciento noventa y nueve porciento. (Spanish) Vi er nittini prosent. (Norwegian) Vi är de nittionio procent. (Swedish) Við erum þá níutíu og níu prósent. (Icelandic) Yr ydym yn […]

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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2011 at Queens Pride House

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Transgender Day Of Remembrance Queens Pride House 19 November 2011 Pauline Park President Queens Pride House As president of the board of directors of Queens Pride House, I’m happy that we are hosting a transgender day of remembrance event for the very first time, and I’d like to begin by thanking Michelle Abdus-Shakur and Silvia […]

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Trans-Form the Occupation (Occupy Wall Street, 11.13.11)

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Trans-Form the Occupation Pauline Park at Occupy Wall Street 13 November 2011 Thank you for the opportunity to speak here. I’m Pauline Park, chair of NYAGRA, the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy, and president of the board of directors of Queens Pride House, an LGBT community center in the borough of Queens. I’m […]

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LGBT API community & how to organize it (U. of Florida, 11.9.11)

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LGBT API Community & How to Organize It Pauline Park chair New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) LGBT Stories: Queer in Asian America Asian Kaleidoscope Month University of Florida Gainesville 9 November 2011 I’d like to begin by thanking the organizers of Asian Kaleidoscope Month for inviting me to speak here at the University […]

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Empowering the Transgender Tribe (John Jay College, 11.3.11)

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Empowering the Transgender Tribe Pauline Park Chair, New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) keynote speech Empowering the Tribe LGBTI Symposium John Jay College 3 November 2011 I would like to begin by thanking Silvia Dapia and Raul Romero and their colleagues at John Jay College for organizing Empowering the Tribe and for inviting me to […]

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Transgender Health Care: 10 Simple Rules for Providers to Consider

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Transgender Health Care 10 Simple Rules for Providers to Consider Pauline Park, Ph.D. Chair New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) Transgendered and gender-variant people face pervasive discrimination in attempting to access health care in the United States. Some of the impediments to accessing quality health care are obvious and some are not. Based on my […]

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The Moonlight Amid the Mountains (U. of Utah, 10.21.11)

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The Moonlight Amid the Mountains keynote speech Gay-La University of Utah 21 October 2011 Pauline Park Chair New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) I’m honored by the invitation to speak here at the University of Utah Gay-La  and I’d like to thank the LGBT Resource Center for that invitation. And I’d especially like to […]

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Transgender Inclusion in Academia (U. of Utah, 10.19.11)

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Transgender Inclusion in Academia Pauline Park, Ph.D. Chair New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) keynote speech University of Utah Pride Week 19 October 2011 I would like to begin by thanking Cathy Martinez, the director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center for inviting me to speak at Pride Week […]