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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 campuses across the country enact the anti-LGBTQ, and anti-Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) policies passed in 2023, 2024 begins with nearly 400 proposed anti-LGBTQ bills in state...

October 24, 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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October 19, 2018, teampoint

Reproductive health is also LGBTQ health

I have always been cognizant of the health disparities and difficulty in accessing care that is...

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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 at...

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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 hours...

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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. Although...

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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 16, 2018, teampoint

My Internship Fills Me With Queer Joy

About three months ago, I started working as the Library Intern at the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT...

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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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