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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...

September 10, 2021, Hope Harris

5 Fall Must-Reads For LGBTQ Students

Looking for your next great read? Add these recommendations from this year's class of Point...

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January 13, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Ranen Miao

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Washington University in St....

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March 16, 2020, teampoint

Queer Legal Activism in New Haven

On October 7th, the country eagerly awaited oral argument in the Supreme Court case Harris Funeral...

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November 06, 2019, teampoint

Showing Up to the Polls

On November 5, 2019, state and local elections were held in communities across the United States,...

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January 01, 2019, teampoint

Significant Impact

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

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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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February 27, 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 16, 2018, teampoint

Hashtag allyship is not enough

 Photo: Petit_louis on Flickr   These days, it’s hard to distinguish whether we were living in a...

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January 03, 2018, teampoint

Top 9: LGBTQ Resistance in Trump’s First Year

  As members and supporters of the LGBTQ community, 2017 was a difficult year. A hostile President...

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September 19, 2017, teampoint

What it means to be UndocuTrans

Photo Source: @nysylc Instagram Undocutrans: a person at the intersection of being an undocumented...

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September 05, 2017, teampoint

#ScholarlyAction: Point Alum Ryan Karnoski’s lawsuit against Transgender military ban

Photo: Plaintiffs Point Alumni Ryan Karnoski, Staff Sergeant Cathrine “Katie” Schmid and Drew...

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July 31, 2017, teampoint

For the Trans Community, Military Means Opportunity

HSBC Point Scholar Landon Marchant (credit: Williams College) "Greater love has no one than this:...

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