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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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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 […]

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HRC & Social Security: Where They Stand (GCN, 12.9.04)

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Gay City News 9 December 2004 On the day that The New York Times ran a front-page story reporting that the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) was moderating its push for same-sex marriage rights and willing to entertain a discussion of supporting Social Security privatization in return for recognition of gay and lesbian partners in the […]

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New Yorkers Join National Fight for Trans Equality (NY Blade, 5.18.07)

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New Yorkers Join National Fight for Trans Equality By Brett Krutzsch NY Blade Friday, May 18, 2007 Personal stories of harassment and discrimination were a uniting theme Tuesday night at the LGBT Center in Chelsea during a panel titled “Clock In/Speak Out: Gaining Momentum for Workplace Equality in New York and the U.S.” Almost 50 people attended […]

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Trans Health Fair Debuts at Center (NY Blade, 6.1.07)

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Trans Health Fair Debuts at Center By Brett Krutzsch New York Blade Friday, June 01, 2007 Robert Eads, a female to male transsexual, died from ovarian cancer after being turned away by more than two dozen physicians who worried that taking him on as a patient might harm their practices. A documentary released in 2001, […]

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The Working Families Party: Gay for Pay…?

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Jimmy Van Bramer, Tom Duane, Christine Quinn & Danny Dromm When the Working Families Party burst on the scene a decade ago, I was excited to see a new political party in New York that was explicitly committed to pursuing a progressive political agenda. The WFP seemed like a refreshing alternative to politics as usual, […]

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NYAGRA publishes first NYC transgender health care provider directory

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On July 21, the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) published the first public directory of transgender-sensitive providers in the New York City metropolitan area. The Gender Identity Project (GIP) of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (208 W. 13th St. in Manhattan) hosted a special event from 7-9 p.m. at which hundreds […]