Point Scholars to Cofounders: Morgan and Rachael

        Rachael Stein is a junior at Harvard pursuing a B.A. in Sociology and Economics. Morgan Cheatham is a junior at Brown in the Program in Liberal Medical Education, an… Continue reading

Scholars Speak: Chasing Fear

2015 Point Scholar Julian Turner will start his freshman year at the University of Southern California this August. He shares with us some of his thoughts about this new chapter in his life.… Continue reading

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

This summer I completed a 10-week internship at Lambda Legal’s national headquarters in New York through the generous support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Although the majority of my work focused on… Continue reading

These 36 Young People are the Future of the LGBTQ Community!

Point Foundation is providing scholarships and mentoring to a new class of 36 incredibly talented and ambitious LGBTQ young people who are the future leaders of society.  They are on their way to… Continue reading

Finding and Creating LGBTQ Friendly Colleges: Recap of the educate2impact Day Google Hangout (Part II)

For the second annual educate2impact day on May 13, 2015, a panel of LGBTQ experts held a Google Hangout on how students can find and create an LGBTQ friendly campus. Here’s part two… Continue reading

Finding and Creating LGBTQ Friendly Colleges; Recap of the educate2impact Day Google Hangout

For the second annual educate2impact day on May 13, 2015, Point Foundation, our community partners, and many supports took to social media to encourage LGBTQ students to get their degrees and empower their… Continue reading

Scholars Speak: Meg Day on National Poetry Month

It’s hard to believe National Poetry Month wasn’t yet observed when T.S. Eliot wrote the dynamic first line to his famous poem, The Waste Land : “April is the cruellest month.” For poets… Continue reading

Scholars Speak: Students Find Their Voices during Music In Our Schools Month

For 30 years March has been designated by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) as Music in Our Schools Month. It is intended to “highlight the importance of comprehensive, sequential music education… Continue reading

The Trans Buddy Program Is Transforming Healthcare

We waited in the thick summer air, just outside the emergency room entrance. The parking garage was mostly empty, no one passed by, and the only sound was the rhythmic sliding of the… Continue reading

Sex Talks for Those Who Never Got One: The Importance of Inclusive, Peer-to-Peer Sex Ed

 “Who feels like their sex ed didn’t fully meet their needs?” Fifty hands immediately flew into the air. Unfortunately, it didn’t surprise me. My co-presenter, Lex Loro, wasn’t surprised either. When we asked… Continue reading