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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 11, 2019, teampoint

Unexpected Community at the #PointCommunityCollege Transfer Symposium

2019 Point Foundation Community College Scholarship Recipients Never having been to Los Angeles...

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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...

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November 27, 2017, teampoint

Inside IvyQ: Attending & Reflecting

  This year has been an incredible year filled with new experiences. First of all, this fall, I...

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November 20, 2017, teampoint

Inside IvyQ: Organizing & Recharging

  At the time that I’m writing this, it’s been about a week since the 2017 IvyQ Conference wrapped...

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October 03, 2017, teampoint

McKenna Attends the Community College Transfer Symposium

Photo: Community College Scholarship Recipient McKenna Palmer I'll admit, the week leading up to...

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May 05, 2017, teampoint

LGBTQ Sex Ed Is Crucial - Here's Why

  On Friday mornings, I wake up at 6:45 and pack a bag of condoms, Planned Parenthood info sheets,...

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December 07, 2016, teampoint

Affirming Identity Documentation for Michigan's Trans Community

In my home state of Oregon, we vote at home via mail-in ballots. But in Michigan, where I go to...

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October 05, 2016, teampoint

University of Arizona Trans*Studies Conference

  At the beginning of September, the University of Arizona hosted the inaugural Trans*Studies...

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August 11, 2016, teampoint

LEAD & New Directions in LGBTQ Advocacy

A few weeks ago, Point Foundation hosted its Leadership Education & Affinities Development...

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January 02, 2014, teampoint

Scholar Siddarth Puri Creates LGBTIQQ Lecture Series at UC Davis School of Medicine

Photo: Scholar Sid Puri (left) with students from the LGBTIQQ lecture series. Point Scholars are...

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October 11, 2013, teampoint

'Not Just Another Coming Out Story' A Play by Maggie Keenan-Bolger & Green Chimneys Youth

Green Chimneys youth perform alongside Broadway actors in a reading of "Not Just Another Coming Out...

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