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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...

June 10, 2019, teampoint

Finding your LGBTQ+ community at academic conferences

Six years ago, four friends and I sat at a tall wooden table near the entrance of Darwin’s Pub and...

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May 17, 2019, teampoint

Navigating Safe Spaces After Graduation

The University of Southern California, my very-soon-to-be alma matter, is surrounded by four walls....

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April 30, 2019, teampoint

Confessions of a Recovering Impostor

On the evening of October 13, 2018, I gave a speech in the International Ballroom of the Beverly...

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March 29, 2019, teampoint

Transgender Day of Visibility 2023 | Point Foundation

What is International Transgender Day of Visibility? “International Transgender Day of Visibility...

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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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February 26, 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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February 07, 2019, teampoint

Finding Community in Astrology

I’m a Pisces sun, Aquarius moon, Virgo rising. Have no idea what any of that means? I didn’t...

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December 14, 2018, teampoint

“You Do Not Belong Here,” or an Alabama Girl Talks Higher Education

My Mema (pronounced with an invisible w at the end) would have been 95 on January 13th. She was...

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October 29, 2018, teampoint

Queer Fashion: More Than Just Clothes

What is fashion? What are clothes? Are they something you wear just because you have to? You know,...

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October 24, 2018, teampoint

Rewriting the Story for LGBTQ Students Heading to College

Photo: Seth Owen Everyone loves a story with a happy ending. One of the most heart-warming stories...

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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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