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Asian American Communities, People of Color, the Transgender Rights Movement and the Perils of a Post-Identity Politics Paradigm (Vassar, 4.18.12)

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Asian American Communities, People of Color, the Transgender Rights Movement and the Perils of a Post-Identity Politics Paradigm Pauline Park Vassar College 18 April 2012 I feel honored to be speaking here at Vassar College again only a year after my last appearance here. I’d like to begin by thanking the Vassar College Feminist Alliance and […]

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Gender at its Core (GCN, 11.5.03)

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Gender at its Core Freedom of expression and the debate over identity politics By Pauline Park Gay City News 5-11 September 2003 Vol. 2, Issue 36 Ever since engineering a fundamental shift in strategic vision for the Gender Public Advocacy Coalition (GenderPAC) in late 1999, Riki Wilchins has stirred controversy among trans political activists. At […]

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Transgender Equality: a profile of Pauline Park (6.19.00)

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Pauline Park: a profile from Transgender Equality: A Handbook for Activists & Policymakers As coordinator of a legislative work group that includes city council members, transgender-supportive allies, and other members of  the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy, Pauline Park is one of the key players in the initiative to amend New York City’s […]

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NYAGRA history part one: the founding

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On the steps of City Hall at the press conference on 29 February 2000 announcing the public launch of the campaign for Int. No. 24, the New York City transgender rights bill. Front row: Council Member Margarita Lopez, Council Member Philip Reed, Juan Figueroa (executive director of the Puerto Rican Legal Defense & Education Fund), […]