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

Announcing the 2014 Point Foundation Scholars

Point Foundation (Point) announced this morning that it is awarding scholarships to 23 students. The new scholarship recipients bring Point’s total to 80 full-time students who will receive financial assistance and programmatic support… 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

Mentor Pair Highlight: Rachel Levin & Eli Capello

By Rachel Levin, Associate Professor of Biology & Neuroscience at Pomona College and Point Mentor to Eli Capello. Work within the LGBTQ community both here in Claremont, California and nationally is something about which… 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

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

Point Alumni Yve Laris Cohen & Rhys Ernst in Prestigious Museum Exhibition

We are extremely proud to share the news that two Point Alumni are among the artists included in the 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. They are Yve Laris… Continue reading