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Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor disability, and spent much of her childhood learning how to adapt. As a teenager, her experiences as both a...

January 01, 2019, teampoint

Significant Impact

Mission: Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and...

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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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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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January 13, 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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November 30, 2016, teampoint

World AIDS Day is not only about AIDS

"What do you think is the biggest barrier to viral suppression?” “Stigma.” I scribbled this down on...

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October 28, 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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December 01, 2015, teampoint

Point Scholars Work to End HIV/AIDS

Point Foundation is honored to partner with the Elton John AIDS Foundation to provide internships...

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September 04, 2015, teampoint

Scholars Service: Brian Kaplun's Big Summer

Brian as an HRC summer intern. This summer was a big one for me. Not only was it my first formal...

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February 19, 2015, teampoint

Scholars' Service: HIV Prevention in Atlanta's Black Community

  Thanks to a grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), a number of Point Scholars have the...

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October 11, 2013, teampoint

'Not Just Another Coming Out Story' A Play by Maggie Keenan-Bolger & Green Chimneys Youth

Green Chimneys youth perform alongside Broadway actors in a reading of "Not Just Another Coming Out...

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August 26, 2013, teampoint

Derrick Miller-Handley Creates Visual Vocalizations by and for LGBTQQ Youth

Point Scholars are required to complete an annual Community Service Project (CSP) that will...

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