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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...

December 06, 2016, teampoint

Affirming Identity Documentation for Michigan's Trans Community

In my home state of Oregon, we vote at home via mail-in ballots. But in Michigan, where I go to...

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October 27, 2016, teampoint

The Importance of Voice & Interning at NCAAN

Since the start of this semester, I have been interning at the North Carolina AIDS Action Network...

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May 30, 2016, Eugene Patron

Family Ties - caring across the generations

Recently, I took my grandmother out to lunch. It was a beautiful day, and there was a restaurant...

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January 25, 2016, teampoint

Tips for Transitioning to Fieldwork: Preparing for Your First Expedition as an FTM Grad Student

by Point Scholar Shayle Matsuda Last year, 2015, was a big year. I defended my biology masters’...

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September 21, 2014, teampoint

Scholar Jamie Weinand Attends Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) Conference

My name is Jamie Weinand, and I am a second-year medical student at the Boston University School of...

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March 19, 2014, teampoint

Scholar Jamie Weinand Meets Queer Historian Susan Stryker

Recently, I had the honor of meeting Susan Stryker, a renowned historian in transgender studies and...

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January 01, 2014, teampoint

Scholar Siddarth Puri Creates LGBTIQQ Lecture Series at UC Davis School of Medicine

Photo: Scholar Sid Puri (left) with students from the LGBTIQQ lecture series. Point Scholars are...

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November 15, 2012, teampoint

Cary Crall Launches Sexual Health Symposium

I was frustrated by the serious health consequences suffered by several of my friends due to...

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