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Jackson Heights: Beyond ‘Diversity’

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Jackson Heights: Beyond ‘Diversity’ by Pauline Park Jackson Heights is the most diverse neighborhood in Queens, the most diverse county in the United States. But what precisely does ‘diversity’ really mean and how does it actually play out in this neighborhood that I’ve called home for nearly two decades now? In this photo essay, I hope […]

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 […]

health care

Trans-Form the Occupation (Occupy Wall Street, 11.13.11)

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Trans-Form the Occupation Pauline Park at Occupy Wall Street 13 November 2011 Thank you for the opportunity to speak here. I’m Pauline Park, chair of NYAGRA, the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy, and president of the board of directors of Queens Pride House, an LGBT community center in the borough of Queens. I’m […]

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Four Held In Brutal Queens Killing Marked by Anti-Gay Slurs (GCN, 3.17.11)

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Four Held In Brutal Queens Killing Marked by Anti-Gay Slurs By Paul Schindler Gay City News 3.17.11 The NYPD has arrested four teenage men in the beating and stomping death of Anthony Collao, an 18-year-old Long Islander attacked when the suspects allegedly forced their way into a birthday party in an abandoned house in Woodhaven, […]

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Officials: Teen beaten to death in hate crime (Queens Chronicle, 3.17.11)

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Anthony Callao’s MySpace page profile photo Officials: Teen beaten to death in hate crime By Anna Gustafson, Assistant Editor Queens Chronicle 3.17.2011 An 18-year-old died at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Monday after four Queens teenagers allegedly screaming anti-gay slurs and wielding a chrome bat and a cane beat him on a sidewalk in Woodhaven, according […]

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Queens Pride House condemns homophobic murder (3.15.11)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more info., contact: Peter Pavich Interim Executive Director (718)429-5309 pnp8@hotmail.com PPavich@queenspridehouse.org Pauline Park President, Board of Directors (718) 424-4003 (718) 662-8893 paulinepark@earthlink.net PPark@queenspridehouse.org Queens Pride House 76-11 37th Avenue, Suite 206 Jackson Heights, NY 11372 (718) 429-5309 http://www.queenspridehouse.org/ New York, 15 March 2011 — Queens Pride House, the borough’s only lesbian, gay, […]

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Queens Pride House condemns Paladino for homophobia (10.12.10)

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Queens Pride House condemns gubernatorial candidate Paladino for homophobic statements For more info., contact: Pauline Park Daniel Castellanos Queens Pride House 76-11 37th Ave, Suite 206 Jackson Heights, NY 11372 (718) 429-5309 (718) 424-4003 12 October 2010, Jackson Heights, NY — Queens Pride House — the only center for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) […]

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Pride & Division in Queens (GCN, 6.28.02)

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Pride and Division in Queens Two gay candidates look strong but a flap dogs one By Paul Schindler Gay City News, 6.28.02 Even as two longtime gay leaders in Queens look to become the borough’s first out elected officials, a divisive flap over one of the candidates threatens to undermine the unity that might otherwise […]

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Cinquantenaire 50th birthday celebration (11.4.10)

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On Nov. 4, nearly a hundred people crowded into the William Bennett Gallery to help me celebrate my 50th birthday and to support the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy(NYAGRA) and the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF). Michael Silverman, the executive director of Transgender Legal, and Therese Rodriguez, executive director of the Asian/Pacific Islander […]

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TransWorld Conference 1998 (ALP Missive, fall 1998)

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TransWorld Conference 1998 by Pauline Park The Missive fall 1998 The Audre Lorde Project (ALP) will be hosting TransWorld: New York’s first conference specifically for People of Color of Transgender experience. On Saturday, October 24, this full-day conference will feature a variety of panels and workshops. Speakers will address a range of issues, spanning from […]