Five Do’s and Five Don’ts for College Seniors (From a Point Scholar Who’s Been There)

So you’re a senior. Congratulations on making it through the Hunger Games that is the first three years of college. It’s a big deal to make it this far. And because it’s a… Continue reading

Scholar Katie Kendall Interns at U.S. Army JAG

Growing up I was constantly being reprimanded for playing too rough, getting too dirty, and immersing myself in every conceivable kind of mischief. Ironically, 20 some years later, I somehow found my way… Continue reading

Topical Talk: Point Scholars comment on New York Times article, “Justices’ Rulings Advance Gays; Women Less So.”

As reported in a front page feature of the August 4, 2104 New York Times, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sees an inconsistency in the court’s recent rulings on gay rights and… Continue reading

Point Scholars & Alumni Attend Seattle Victory Fund Brunch

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to attend Victory Fund’s second annual Champagne Brunch, a benefit in Seattle that raises support for LGBT politicians who are running for office. It was very moving… Continue reading

Allan Gilmour & Eric Jirgens Point Scholar Xinyi Ou Becomes a U.S. Citizen

On April 16, 2014, I became an American Citizen! The ceremony, which was held at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, honored and naturalized nearly 80 immigrants from 46 countries.… Continue reading

Point Scholars Celebrate Pride Coast to Coast

  Wells Fargo Point Scholar and Stanford University student Ved Chirayath‘s successful effort to have NASA sponsor its first float in the San Francisco Pride Parade came to fruition this past weekend; which he organized for… Continue reading

Point Scholar Sarah Young Produces Photography Exhibit Featuring LGBTQ Youth from Alabama

I’m entering my fourth year with Point Foundation, and one of my favorite times with the program is deciding what I will do for my Community Service Project.  As a social work Ph.D.… Continue reading

Celebrating Nat’l Poetry Month with Point Alumni

April is National Poetry Month and Thursday, April 24, 2014 is Poem in Your Pocket Day.   On Poem in Your Pocket Day, people throughout the United States select a poem, carry it with… Continue reading

Scholar Megan Weinand Conducting Research Study on the Effects of Chest Binding

Point Foundation has a great commitment to community service, and as a current Point Scholar I have been working on my community service project (CSP) this year with a student research group here… Continue reading

Scholar Nicole Robert Collaboratively Queers the Museum of History and Industry with the opening of the “Revealing Queer” History Exhibit

A little over two years ago, Erin Bailey and I were sitting in the café of a local Seattle museum dreaming about the ways that queer ideas and cultures could engage mainstream museums. … Continue reading