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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...

March 18, 2022, Hope Harris

3 Essential Tips for LGBTQ Community College Students

Going to community college can be a difficult balance, and for LGBTQ students, being successful in...

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September 10, 2021, Hope Harris

5 Fall Must-Reads For LGBTQ Students

Looking for your next great read? Add these recommendations from this year's class of Point...

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August 23, 2021, Hope Harris

6 Ways to Have the Best Fall Semester, According to LGBTQ Students

Heading back to school? 2021 Point Scholars Michael Davidson, Jennifer Faris, Andreas Copes,...

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July 02, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Social Distancing is a Privilege

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area I am fortunate and privileged to live in a one-bedroom apartment with my...

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March 19, 2020, teampoint

Should I come out in my application?

I was dressed in a navy suit with red corgi socks and a pink bow tie. I had looked at myself in the...

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March 16, 2020, teampoint

Queer Legal Activism in New Haven

On October 7th, the country eagerly awaited oral argument in the Supreme Court case Harris Funeral...

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March 10, 2020, teampoint

I’m Queer and I Know Nothing

Photo: Point Scholar Tayler Hammond receiving her certificate as a Community College Scholarship...

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February 04, 2020, teampoint

Trans stories written by trans kids

Photo by Foluke Oshin/Libraries Taskforce I spent a couple of hours in between classes browsing...

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January 30, 2020, teampoint

Returning to College Post-Transition

Image by Fredrik Andersson It had been 3 years since I had returned to Ohio University to finish my...

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January 21, 2020, teampoint

Finding My Voice With Point

  Throughout my childhood, I lived my life with a closed mouth. I was every parent’s dream. It only...

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January 14, 2020, teampoint

Creating Safe Spaces for the Incarcerated LGBTQ Community

I just completed my first semester of law school and yes, Elle Woods, it was hard. Prior to law...

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January 06, 2020, teampoint

Updating UCLA's all-gender restroom map

Photo credit: Daily Bruin Many trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming people often have to...

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