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Discover stories about how Point Foundation LGBTQ students, alumni and network are impacting communities world-wide. 

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Discover stories about how Point Foundation LGBTQ students, alumni and network are impacting communities world-wide. 

So far this year, 20 states passed anti-LGBTQ legislation according to the American Civil Liberties Union. Some state legislatures are still in session meaning that the tally of hateful laws could...

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, teampoint

3 Strategies for Managing Stress as an LGBTQ Student

Long-term or chronic student stress can interfere with studying, class attendance, grades, and...

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August 19, 2022, teampoint

Immigration Status & LGBTQ Activism

As if seeking asylum and separating from his family wasn't already a difficult and stressful...

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August 19, 2022, Hope Harris

Supporting Nonbinary Students

by Point Community College Alum Alexzander Baesten Nonbinary individuals are often subject to...

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August 19, 2022, teampoint

Alum Spotlight: Mentorship & Representation

Ten years ago, as part of an exercise at Point’s National Leadership Conference, Adaobi Kanu wrote...

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June 30, 2022, Hope Harris

History & Definition of Nonbinary Gender

by Point Community College Alum Alexzander Baesten What is the definition of nonbinary? Nonbinary...

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June 30, 2022, teampoint

What Disability Pride Month Means to Me

What does disability pride mean? Every July, Disability Pride Month commemorates the passage of the...

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June 26, 2022, Sarah Mason

2022 LGBTQ Student Cohort Announced

Largest number of students selected in Point Foundation History for scholarships and support. This...

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June 15, 2022, Sarah Mason

Celebrating Spring & Summer Point Graduates

Some of the 2022 graduating class of Flagship Scholars at the Point Honors Los Angeles Gala. In...

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June 15, 2022, Sarah Mason

Celebrating 2022 Point Graduates

Some of the 2022 graduating class of Flagship Scholars at the Point Honors Los Angeles Gala. In...

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May 23, 2022, Hope Harris

Asian & Pacific Islander LGBTQ Voices: Point Scholar Peyton Liu

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, anti-Asian hate has been on the rise. Point Scholar,...

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