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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...

April 01, 2022, teampoint

Navigating Your New Queer Independence

  As an LGBTQ+ high schooler, it was incredibly difficult to imagine a life beyond those four...

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June 01, 2021, Hope Harris

Sharing Wisdom Across Transgender Generations

Point Foundation helps our scholars develop the leadership skills they need to become leaders in...

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May 03, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Community College Scholarship Recipient Stephanie King

Which community college are you currently attending? Diablo Valley College Photo Credit:...

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April 25, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Community College Scholarship Recipient Tatiana Claure

Which community college are you currently attending? Santa Monica College Photo Credit: Santa...

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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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November 05, 2019, teampoint

Ask a Scholar: What social activities can I host in my community to combat homophobia?

  Rosie from Virginia asked: "What social activities can I host in my community to combat...

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October 28, 2019, teampoint

Placing LGBTQ Health Disparities Under a Microscope

  Throughout my life, I have always tried to follow my curiosity. I was a Freshman in high school...

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March 06, 2019, teampoint

Working to get accessible HIV testing on campus

  Being a Point Scholar means that I have the opportunity to create a Community Service Project...

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January 01, 2019, teampoint

Significant Impact

Mission: Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and...

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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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December 08, 2017, teampoint

Mindfulness and the non-binary body

  Recently I began facilitating a mindful meditation practice at the Gender Identity Center (GIC)...

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May 05, 2017, teampoint

LGBTQ Sex Ed Is Crucial - Here's Why

  On Friday mornings, I wake up at 6:45 and pack a bag of condoms, Planned Parenthood info sheets,...

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