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LGBT rights & the gay gene hypothesis

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“If there are male-loving and female-loving alleles of tens or hundreds of genes battling it out in the population, everyone will inherit a mixture of different variants. Combined with environmental influences, it will be hard to detect individual genes. It’s a bit like height, which is influenced by variants in thousands of genes, as well […]

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Pauline Park testimony on transgendered APIs

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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 […]

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Bratton & the NYPD on LGBT exclusion from St. Patrick’s Day

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Bratton & the NYPD on LGBT exclusion from St. Patrick’s Day Bill de Blasio’s appointment of Bill Bratton as police commissioner as one of the new mayor’s first acts provoked expressions of concern among progressive activists and advocacy organizations in New York; despite de Blasio’s decision to absent himself from the St. Patrick’s Day parade on March […]

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Transgender Inclusion: Transforming the Academy, Transforming Society (SAVMA, 3.21.14)

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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 […]

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Bisexual & Transgender Inclusion in New York City: the Coalition for Unity & Inclusion

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Bisexual & Transgender Inclusion in New York City: A History of the Coalition for Unity & Inclusion By Pauline Park Chair, New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) Nowadays, most organizations serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the United States use the term ‘LGBT’ in describing themselves and the people they serve. Adoption […]

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Transgender Health Care: What Hospital-Based Providers Need to Know (St. Barnabas, 10.11.13)

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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 […]

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Pauline Park named to the inaugural Trans 100 list (4.9.13)

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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 […]