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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...

January 07, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Tyler McDougald

What college/university are you attending? Clemson University Photo Credit: Clemson University...

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December 08, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Jessica Chiriboga

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? I am attending Dartmouth...

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November 22, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Josh Aiken

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Yale University; I wanted to...

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February 25, 2019, teampoint

Celebrating Black History in Fashion

Hey everybody! First off, Happy Black History Month! My name is Vanessa (she/her), Point’s resident...

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March 09, 2017, teampoint

Hidden Figures, the Right to Public Space, and Histories of Resistance

There are many reasons why I love the movie “Hidden Figures,” a film about the brave and brilliant...

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March 01, 2017, teampoint

DSCH and Politicized Symphonies As They Exist Today

It has been said that “all art is political.” In the history of Western classical music, this has...

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November 07, 2016, teampoint

America Together: Moving Forward After Election Day

As a Political Science major and a political nerd, it has been exciting to witness and take part in...

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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 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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March 23, 2014, teampoint

Scholar Nicole Robert Collaboratively Queers the Museum of History and Industry with the opening of the "Revealing Queer" History Exhibit

Opening panel of the Revealing Queer exhibit. Photo by Nicole Robert. A little over two years ago,...

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September 03, 2012, teampoint

'Queering History' with Maggie Keenan-Bolger

Thanks to The Palette Fund for underwriting Point Foundation's Summer Internship Program, I spent...

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