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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

Davis is Burning, But It’s For A Good Cause!

Integral to every Point Foundation Scholarship is a Community Service Project that seeks to creates a platform for scholars to collaborate with and to better serve the broader LGBTQIA community locally, nationally, or… Continue reading

Scholar Ashley Burnside Makes Big Changes in Her Community

As a Point Scholar, each academic year I devise a Community Service Project I can undertake to positively impact the LGBTQ community. The aim is that by working on a CSP, my fellow scholars… 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 attend… 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

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

Scholar Megan Weinand Meets Queer Historian Susan Stryker

Recently, I had the honor of meeting Susan Stryker, a renowned historian in transgender studies and history! I read Professor Stryker’s book, Transgender History (Seal Press), years ago during my undergraduate studies.  I also… Continue reading

Volunteer Spotlight: Applications Reader Lolli Lucas Clark, Ed.D

This is the time of year when Lolli Lucas Clark’s eyes get a good workout. Lolli is one of nearly four dozen people who help Point review the more than 2,000 applications for… Continue reading