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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...

November 15, 2022, teampoint

The Intersection of Indigenous and LGBTQ Identities

For Point Scholars like Z Wilbanks, the personal is very much political. A Two Spirit individual...

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June 01, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

CREATING COMMUNITY

When John Baird was young, the only gay bar close to his hometown in northern Mississippi was...

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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 each...

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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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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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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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August 07, 2017, teampoint

Helping LGBTQ Communities Worldwide

Habari! Greetings from Kenya! I am currently writing to you from a tent set near the foothills of...

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June 06, 2017, teampoint

Bridging the Gap Between Nursing and Activism

A radical organizer who I love and respect has a saying that goes something like “you can do direct...

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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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April 27, 2017, teampoint

My Experience with Trans Healthcare, From Patient to Doctor

In 2006 I was sitting in the waiting room of a monthly free trans health clinic in Portland. It was...

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March 06, 2017, teampoint

Lack of Queer Sex Ed is More Than Tragedy, It’s State Violence

For my community service project this year, I chose to compile sexual health resources that were...

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