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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...

August 20, 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 15, 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 30, 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 19, 2018, teampoint

Three Lessons from a Point Alumni

I met writer and Point alumni Ellen Adams in the last few hours of the Point Arts and Humanities...

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May 15, 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 13, 2018, teampoint

Day of #ScholarlyAction

What is a #ScholarlyAction? Just like the hard work done by Point Foundation’s scholarship...

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April 22, 2018, teampoint

We have the right to marry, but not the right to be parents

While Obergefell v. Hodges prevented States from banning same-sex marriage, it did not stop States...

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April 15, 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 03, 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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March 27, 2018, teampoint

Thinking about activism from an international perspective

As an International student coming from mainland China, the experiences of being a Point Scholar, a...

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February 26, 2018, teampoint

Diversity in the Legal Profession: There is Hope

The lack of diversity in the legal profession, particularly in the nation’s largest law firms,...

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January 29, 2018, teampoint

Am I Queer Today? Or Am I Black?

Last semester, I received the honor of being named a 2017-2018 GLAAD Campus Ambassador. In this...

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