Scholar Marcus Lee Attends HRC’s HBCU Career and Leadership Summit

In early October, I attended the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2014 Historically Black College/University (HBCU) Career and Leadership Summit. The summit began in 2001 in response to two violent, anti-LGBT incidents on HBCU… Continue reading

Scholar Win Chesson Attends Conference for LGBTQ MBA Students

In October, I joined 1,400 current and prospective LGBTQ MBA students in San Francisco at the annual Reaching Out MBA conference. It was a weekend full of workshops, case competitions, networking and job recruitment… Continue reading

Point Scholars Attend OUT for Work Conference

Below, Point Scholar Freddie Adenuga shares his experience from the OUT for Work Conference in Washington D.C.: It was always my dream to become an entrepreneur. I loved solving problems that would lead… Continue reading

Scholar Megan Weinand Attends Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) Conference

My name is Megan Weinand, and I am a second-year medical student at the Boston University School of Medicine. I am so grateful to Point Foundation for making it possible for me to… Continue reading

Kyle Vey Leads Alternative Service Break to San Francisco Focusing on LGBTQ Youth and Homelessness

My Community Service Project (CSP) for the 2013-2014 school year involved taking a group of students from North Carolina State University to San Francisco, California in order to help the homeless and work with… Continue reading

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