Israel/Palestine

“LGBT Center ‘Gave the Community the Finger’ in ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ Dispute” (Village Voice, 5.12.11)

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Gayz Pauline Park Q&A: LGBT Center ‘Gave the Community the Finger’ in ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ Dispute By Steven Thrasher Thu., May 12 2011 at 11:17 AM 60 Comments Categories: Featured, Gayz, Israel, Steven Thrasher ​Veteran transgender activist Pauline Park — responsible for adding the “T” to Manhattan’s LGBT Center — blasts the center’s controversial decision in March to cave to pressure from pro-Zionist gay-porn impresario Michael Lucas […]

Israel/Palestine

Gays Debate ‘Pinkwashing’ as N.Y. Center Reverses Ban on Israel-Related Events (Forward, 2.20.13)

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Gays Debate ‘Pinkwashing’ as N.Y. Center Reverses Ban on Israel-Related Events Pro-Israel Advocates Slam Theory as Critics Push Conference Green Light: Sarah Schulman hopes she can now go forward with a talk about her book, which is critical of Israel, at the LGBT Center. By Josh Nathan-Kazis Published February 20, 2013, issue of March 01, 2013. A […]

music

“Maria Stuarda” at the Met (12.31.12)

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“Maria Stuarda”: the Metropolitan Opera’s New Year’s Eve Gala 2012 a very informal non-review by Pauline Park Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda” was chosen for the New Year’s Eve gala at the Metropolitan Opera for the first time on 31 December 2012; it was a rather disappointing experience, I regret to say. The basic problem is that “Maria Stuarda” […]

LGBT

NYAGRA testimony on GENDA (NYC transgender rights forum, 10.24.12)

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  The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) testimony on behalf of the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) and Queens Pride House by Pauline Park at the public forum called by New York State Senator Daniel Squadron & New York State Assembly Member Richard Gottfried 250 Broadway New York, NY 24 October 2012   Senator Squadron […]

health care

Translating Identity Conference speech on transgender health care (10.13.12)

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Securing Health Care for Our Community: Activism, Advocacy, Policy, Politics & Practicalities Translating Identity Conference University of Vermont Burlington 13 October 2012 keynote speech Pauline Park, Ph.D. Chair, New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) and President of the Board of Directors & Acting Executive Director, Queens Pride House   I’m honored to have the opportunity to […]

health care

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 […]

LGBT

Pride Goes on Parade (NY Daily News, 6.25.05)

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Pride Goes on Parade By Jacob E. Osterhout New York Daily News 6.25.05 Tomorrow, check out the festivities at New York’s 36th annual Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride March, known simply as the Gay Pride Parade. Initially called the March on Stonewall, the Gay Pride Parade started out in 1969 as a protest against discrimination, […]