Monthly Archive: November, 2013

#AskPointScholars Responds to Question: Will being bisexual prevent me from even being considered for a scholarship?

Point Foundation invites students to submit questions online about applying for scholarships which are answered by Point Scholars. Below is a question from our #AskPointScholars Inbox: I am not a lesbian. I am a bisexual… Continue reading

Scholar Gregory Davis Attends Historically Black College & University Leadership and Career Summit

From November 2 through 5, I attended the Human Right Campaign (HRC)’s Historically Black College or University (HBCU) Leadership and Career Summit in Washington, D.C.  Over the course of the summit, I got… Continue reading

Point Scholars Educating Medical Students on Transgender Healthcare Issues

Point Scholars are required to complete an annual Community Service Project (CSP) that will positively impact the LGBTQ community. Point Scholar Eli Capello and Wells Fargo Point Scholar Shane Du chose to educate future… Continue reading

Scholar Kyle Vey Attends Conference for Out STEM Students

Thanks to Point Foundation, I attended the 3rd National Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM) Conference at Google New York in late October. Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is a national… Continue reading

Alum Paul von Bex* Curates Circus Arts Show with a National Cast

To defy gender norms and standards of aesthetic acceptability in the public sphere is to be subject to the watchful eye of a skittishly uncomfortable society, forever shaming and policing those who do… Continue reading

Scholar Rachael Smith Cycles Cross-Country for Cancer

I biked with a group of 28 young adults from Baltimore, MD to Seattle, WA. The trip took 70 days and was 4,432 miles. We rode for The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young… Continue reading