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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...

September 23, 2019, teampoint

Finding Purpose in Activism with Inclusion NextWork

Photo courtesy of Inclusion NextWork In January 2004 my grandparents took me to Havana, Cuba to...

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June 09, 2019, teampoint

Finding your LGBTQ+ community at academic conferences

Six years ago, four friends and I sat at a tall wooden table near the entrance of Darwin’s Pub and...

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October 23, 2018, teampoint

Rewriting the Story for LGBTQ Students Heading to College

Photo: Seth Owen Everyone loves a story with a happy ending. One of the most heart-warming stories...

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November 26, 2017, teampoint

Inside IvyQ: Attending & Reflecting

This year has been an incredible year filled with new experiences. First of all, this fall, I...

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November 19, 2017, teampoint

Inside IvyQ: Organizing & Recharging

At the time that I’m writing this, it’s been about a week since the 2017 IvyQ Conference wrapped up...

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January 12, 2017, teampoint

Reflecting on Progress for LGBTQ & Racially Marginalized Women in STEM

Though many people have their reservations about 2016, for me, I’ve been able to grow both as a...

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October 04, 2016, teampoint

University of Arizona Trans*Studies Conference

At the beginning of September, the University of Arizona hosted the inaugural Trans*Studies...

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August 10, 2016, teampoint

LEAD & New Directions in LGBTQ Advocacy

A few weeks ago, Point Foundation hosted its Leadership Education & Affinities Development (LEAD)...

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August 03, 2016, teampoint

National Leadership Conference (NLC) 2016

Having grown up in a low-income household, I never had the opportunity to travel very far. In fact,...

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July 13, 2016, teampoint

Point Scholar Valentin Sierra & Mentor Ed Callahan share their thoughts on the Mentoring Program

With our National Leadership Conference only one week away, we decided to share a throwback post...

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November 17, 2015, teampoint

Exploring the Struggles within the LGBTQ Community

Photo: Ashley Burnside (L) with Point Scholar Kayla Wingert (R) at the Out for Work conference. I...

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October 12, 2015, maryschan

Point Scholar Jamie Represents us at the GLMA Conference

I would like to write a big thank you to the Point Foundation for making it possible for me to...

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