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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...

April 01, 2022, teampoint

Navigating Your New Queer Independence

As an LGBTQ+ high schooler, it was incredibly difficult to imagine a life beyond those four years....

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February 03, 2020, teampoint

Trans stories written by trans kids

Photo by Foluke Oshin/Libraries Taskforce I spent a couple of hours in between classes browsing...

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March 12, 2019, teampoint

Putting students in control of their learning

Photo: Point Scholar Maddie Pavek as a History Day participant in 2016 Throughout middle and high...

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October 23, 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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September 19, 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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September 09, 2018, teampoint

Upstander: The app helping teachers make a difference

Happy Back to School season, everyone! I’m going into 19th grade this year, but each September, I...

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May 13, 2018, teampoint

Day of #ScholarlyAction

What is a #ScholarlyAction? Just like the hard work done by Point Foundation’s scholarship...

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April 15, 2018, teampoint

My Internship Fills Me With Queer Joy

About three months ago, I started working as the Library Intern at the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT...

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March 21, 2018, teampoint

Dear Younger Self

When you’re five, you’re going to dress like a boy - and it’s totally going to be fine. No one is...

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March 12, 2018, teampoint

In Lieu of Flowers: A Tribute to Dr. Kathleen Erndl, Queer Mentorship, and the Importance of Representation

Photo by Anton Mislawsky Whether it’s athletes in the Olympics or characters in books, it is highly...

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November 26, 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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May 04, 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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