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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. 

As college and university students around the country flip tassels and throw caps into the air, Point Foundation will be celebrating our 107 graduates who are completing their degrees and classes....

September 20, 2018, teampoint

Working to include LGBTQ students in health education

  Reminiscing on my high school and middle school career, I recognize how fortunate I was to have...

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September 10, 2018, teampoint

Upstander: The app helping teachers make a difference

  Happy Back to School season, everyone! I’m going into 19th grade this year, but each September, I...

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August 21, 2018, teampoint

Daily activism: The micro-activism response to micro-aggressions

Every other year, the Point community comes together for the National Leadership Conference (NLC)....

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July 16, 2018, teampoint

Increasing Representation for Queer Scientists

  Growing up in the Midwest as a half-Japanese, closeted tomboy, I definitely didn’t see myself in...

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May 31, 2018, teampoint

We Need Better Protection For the Trans Community in Prisons

This post contains mentions of sexual assault.   When I was a young child I lived for hours and...

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May 16, 2018, teampoint

Bringing My LGBTQ Activism to London

  This September I embarked on a journey to study abroad in London, England for a full year....

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May 14, 2018, teampoint

Day of #ScholarlyAction

  What is a #ScholarlyAction? Just like the hard work done by Point Foundation’s scholarship...

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May 01, 2018, teampoint

The language of my queer difference

Photo by: Nicolas Vigier “Hola tío, que majo eres!” Since arriving in Madrid in January for my...

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April 23, 2018, teampoint

We have the right to marry, but not the right to be parents

  While Obergefell v. Hodges prevented States from banning same-sex marriage, it did not stop...

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April 04, 2018, teampoint

Creating Community Through Theatre

  There is a surprising amount of theatre going on in rural Grinnell, Iowa. There’s the Theatre &...

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March 28, 2018, teampoint

Thinking about activism from an international perspective

  As an International student coming from mainland China, the experiences of being a Point Scholar,...

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February 27, 2018, teampoint

Diversity in the Legal Profession: There is Hope

  The lack of diversity in the legal profession, particularly in the nation’s largest law firms,...

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