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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...

April 23, 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...

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March 06, 2017, teampoint

Lack of Queer Sex Ed is More Than Tragedy, It’s State Violence

  For my community service project this year, I chose to compile sexual health resources that were...

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November 23, 2016, teampoint

With Change Comes Surprises

They say that when you come out of the closet, you pass your parents going in. Not long after I...

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May 31, 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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August 06, 2015, teampoint

From the Courtroom to the Ballroom: The Next Steps of LGBTQ Equality

Photo: Point Scholar Kyle Ranieri (left) celebrates the Supreme Court's ruling that all states must...

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August 30, 2012, teampoint

Raise Up LGBT Awareness Program

Last November, I started my own LGBT awareness program in my hometown of Jasper, Indiana. My...

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