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Daniel Ward, a Navy veteran originally from Stockton, California, and a founding member of Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism, on their street-theatre demonstrations and efforts to raise awareness of mideast injustices

Pauline Park, co-founder and chair of the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA), the first statewide transgender advocacy organization in New York, on trans activism efforts in NY

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00:00 Introduction
  • July 4: Guantanamo Day?
  • Raving Raven animal fact
9:48 Gender News
  • Immigration board rules that TS marriages will be honored
  • New Jersey pro-transsexual ruling
  • O'Connor retirement likely to hurt GLBT folks and women
  • Spain legalizes same-sex marriage
  • Rep. Waxman introduces bill to cover gay & lesbian federal employees (and Ethan wigs out)
  • Supreme Court rules cops can ignore restraining orders with impunity
  • Salt Lake judge denies transsexual human rights
  • Crossdresser arrested for fraudulent ID
  • NGLTF reward helps snare murderer of Wanda Alston
  • Tans lawsuit under title 7 dismissed
  • Maine: conservative group petitions for repeal of GLBT rights
30:37 Question of the Week

" I live in Los Angeles, and everyday, I see most women wearing pants and men wearing ear rings. If (statistically) there is so much discrimination, violence, and antisocial behavior commited against people who do not conform to "gender roles", are the people who have GID the majority (or the minority) of these victims? Are people who assult women because they "think she is a transsexual" more often wrong in identification of their victims? If I wear pants does that make me a transsexual? Who is to say? What if the attacker judges wrong? "
(From: Vanessa)

40:43 More Gender News
  • Canada advances same-sex marriate
  • United Church of Christ considers endorsing same-sex marriage
  • Story fetishizes Condoleeza Rice, critiques acceptance of Saudi treatment of women
44:11 Our guest is Daniel Ward, a Navy veteran originally from Stockton, California, and a founding member of the activist organization Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism. Some years ago he appeared on the Sally Jessy Raphael Show to articulate the position that neither gay nor straight people should be in the US military, or want to be. He earns his living as a gardener.
76:00 The GenderTalk Calendar

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80:10 According to what we've been told, this year for the first time ever the New York City Pride parade featured and 'out' transgender person. Honored was Pauline Park, co-founder of the statewide New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy, who joins us to talk about the current state of transgender advocacy and efforts to win fair treatment for transpersons.
120:50 End
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