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Pauline Park & Schafkopf (Monika Läufle, Allgäuer Bauernblatt, Jan. 2017):

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  Do it g’scheid! Allgäuer Tracht, Schuhplattler und Schafkopfen – das findet sich in New York. Auf bayerischer Spurensuche in einer Welthauptstadt war unsere »Allgäuer Bauernblatt«-Redakteurin Monika Läufle. Wirklich? Der Kopf eines Schafes? Pauline Park sitzt im Bryant Park in Manhattan und ver- sucht, ihren Freunden Brad, Susan und Iris das Schafkop- fen beizubringen. Vor […]

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“Advocate calls for ‘transgendering’ higher ed” (Salt Lake Tribune, 10.19.11)

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Advocate calls for ‘transgendering’ higher ed By Rosemary Winters The Salt Lake Tribune Published October 19, 2011 11:22 pm Offering gender-neutral housing and more single-stall bathrooms are two things the University of Utah and other institutions could do to make their campuses more welcoming to transgender students and employees, a national advocate for transgender rights […]

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I want a president… (10.17.16)

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I want a president… by Pauline Park 17 October 2016 I want a president who reflects my values, not the values of the Wall Street oligarchy as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump do. I want a president who stands up to Islamophobia and all forms of bigotry instead of fanning the flames of prejudice and […]

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Hillary Clinton: a progressive feminist perspective

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Hillary Clinton: a progressive feminist perspective by Pauline Park Hillary Clinton’s supporters depict her as a courageous feminist trying to advance a daringly progressive agenda in the face of Republican opposition; the truth is actually quite the opposite: Hillary is an anti-feminist who has always pursued an anti-progressive agenda from her earliest days as a […]

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Hillary Clinton’s anti-feminist & anti-progressive agenda will never have my support

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Hillary Clinton’s anti-feminist & anti-progressive agenda will never have my support by Pauline Park Hillary Clinton’s supporters depict her as a courageous feminist trying to advance a daringly progressive agenda in the face of Republican opposition; the truth is actually quite the opposite: Hillary is an anti-feminist who has always pursued an anti-progressive agenda from […]

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Memorial Day 2016 reflections on war

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Memorial Day 2016 reflections on war I’m watching all of the media coverage of Memorial Day parades and thinking about how superficial and simplistic it all is. War is never good, but is occasionally necessary (the Civil War, World War II); but most wars are unnecessary (the Hundred Years’ War, Hideyoshi’s invasion of Korea, the […]

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Obama & North Carolina’s HB2: the transgender bathroom panic

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Obama & North Carolina’s HB2: the transgender bathroom panic By Pauline Park North Carolina’s enactment of House Bill 2 and the response from the administration of Barack Obama have made transgender rights and public restroom usage front-page news across the country. In the wake of HB2, Christian fundamentalists have tried to organize a boycott of […]