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Queens Pride House 15th anniversary speech (9.27.12)

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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 […]

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About-Face at Health Department (Gay City News, 12.7.06)

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About-Face at Health Department By Paul Schindler Gay City News 12.07.2006 In a move that occasioned the city health commissioner, Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, to acknowledge “we were at fault,” the Board of Health Tuesday abruptly pulled back from a proposal that would have allowed New York City-born transgendered individuals who have not undergone sex-reassignment […]

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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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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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Moving Beyond Shock on Transgender Health (GCN editorial, 9.14.11)

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Moving Beyond Shock on Transgender Health By Paul Schindler Even for those with some knowledge of the economic, social, and health disparities facing the transgender community, an August New York Times Magazine story, “The High Price of Looking Like a Woman,”likely shocked the conscience. The story explored an underground and little known practice by which […]

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The ‘Transableism’ Phenomenon (TransSomatechnics, 5.2.08)

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The ‘Transableism’ Phenomenon: Paraphilia, Fantasy & Phantasmagoria in the Construction of the Transgendered Body Pauline Park, Ph.D. paper presented at the TransSomatechnics Conference Vancouver 2 May 2008 Introduction: BIID & ‘Transableism’ If ‘soma’ refers to the body and ‘techne’ includes the various technologies by which we can transform human anatomy and biology, one of the most […]

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Embodying Asian/American Sexualities chapter on TG APIs & NYAGRA

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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 […]

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TransWorld Conference 1998 (ALP Missive, fall 1998)

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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 […]

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GMHC Expands Legal Reach to Queens (GCN, 11.1.02)

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GMHC Expands Legal Reach to Queens Pride House in Woodside home to effort focused on new Americans By Matthew Coleman Gay City News 1-7 November 2002 Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GHMC) opened a new legal services program this week in Queens in cooperation with Queens Pride House and the City University of New York School […]

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Queens Pride House faces funding shortfall (7.6.10)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more info., contact: Daniel Castellanos Executive Director (718) 429-5309 (646) 285-6931 dcastellanos@queenspridehouse.org Pauline Park Vice-President, Board of Directors (718) 424-4003 paulinepark@earthlink.net Queens Pride House 76-11 37th Avenue, Suite 206 Jackson Heights, NY 11372 (718) 429-5309 http://www.queenspridehouse.org/ New York, 6 July 2010 — Queens Pride House is appealing to members of the […]