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Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor disability, and spent much of her childhood learning how to adapt. As a teenager, her experiences as both a...

December 07, 2022, teampoint

LGBTQ Scholars: The Leaders of Tomorrow

On Dec. 8, 2022, we celebrated the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act and embraced the effort...

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December 01, 2022, teampoint

Honoring World AIDS Day

Faces of Point: Jahn Jaramillo Jahn Jaramillo, a Point Flagship Scholar pursuing a PhD in...

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November 15, 2022, teampoint

The Intersection of Indigenous and LGBTQ Identities

For Point Scholars like Zhaida Wilbanks, the personal is very much political.   A Two Spirit...

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November 09, 2022, teampoint

Out In Higher Education: Building Community & Making Change on Campus

Our closing panel for #OutInHigherEd Week 2022 streamed across Point's social media platforms on...

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November 03, 2022, Sabine Maxine Lopez

Being the Queer Elder I Needed in College

When I decided to go back to community college in the Fall of 2020 (at the age of 39), I knew my...

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October 31, 2022, Hope Harris

Working with Student Activists

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE FOR ADMINISTRATORS AND EDUCATORS Despite great strides in LGBTQ inclusion in...

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October 31, 2022, Point Foundation - The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund

Challenging School Policies and Decisions

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE Despite great strides in LGBTQ inclusion in recent years at college campuses,...

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October 31, 2022, Point Foundation - The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund

Building LGBTQ Community on Campus

DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCE A joint report with Point Foundation and the Williams Institute at UCLA found...

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October 31, 2022, Hope Harris

Tips for Engaging with the LGBTQ Community

Last updated September 19, 2022 DOWNLOAD RESOURCE INTRODUCTION It is important to note that...

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October 25, 2022, teampoint

Existing as an Asexual Student

What is Asexuality? For those who don’t know, asexuality is an umbrella term that categorizes...

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September 22, 2022, Nicole Rizzuto

International Coffee Day and the LGBTQ Community

“You could say I’m a little … obsessed with coffee.” Point Scholar and MIT student Ari Peró spent...

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August 19, 2022, Hope Harris

3 Essential Stress Relief Strategies for College Students

How do you deal with the stress of college? Whether you’re a freshman or heading back to campus,...

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