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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. 

As campuses across the country enact the anti-LGBTQ, and anti-Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) policies passed in 2023, 2024 begins with nearly 400 proposed anti-LGBTQ bills in state...

January 15, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Kishan Patel

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? UC Riverside School of...

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July 02, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Social Distancing is a Privilege

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area I am fortunate and privileged to live in a one-bedroom apartment with my...

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March 19, 2020, teampoint

Should I come out in my application?

I was dressed in a navy suit with red corgi socks and a pink bow tie. I had looked at myself in the...

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October 28, 2019, teampoint

Placing LGBTQ Health Disparities Under a Microscope

Throughout my life, I have always tried to follow my curiosity. I was a Freshman in high school the...

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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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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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June 06, 2017, teampoint

Bridging the Gap Between Nursing and Activism

A radical organizer who I love and respect has a saying that goes something like “you can do direct...

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April 27, 2017, teampoint

My Experience with Trans Healthcare, From Patient to Doctor

In 2006 I was sitting in the waiting room of a monthly free trans health clinic in Portland. It was...

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February 13, 2017, teampoint

Being Transgender In Family Medicine

I am eternally grateful to the Point Foundation as a I write this, with my graduation both from the...

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December 14, 2016, teampoint

When “Picking and Choosing Your Battles” Feels Like Surrender

My medical school’s first year curriculum dedicates a single hour-long small-group discussion to...

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October 21, 2016, teampoint

Embracing Diversity

Our times are charged with issues of diversity--now more than ever before, minority issues are in...

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October 13, 2015, maryschan

Point Scholar Jamie Represents us at the GLMA Conference

I would like to write a big thank you to the Point Foundation for making it possible for me to...

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