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

Point Scholars and Alumni Join Future LGBTQ Business Leaders for ROMBA Conference in New Orleans

Recently, I attended the Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) conference in New Orleans, Louisiana  along with fellow Point Scholars Byran Blaise, Adaobi Kanu and Eric Nakano and Point Alumni Brian Casebolt and Jason Nichols.… Continue reading

Scholar Tommy Craven Produces Short Film with Max von Essen

Bob Fennell Point Scholar Tommy Craven begins production on the short film BLONDE starring Max von Essen in late October. BLONDE explores the germination of sociopathological behavior in a young woman (Annabelle Attanasio), as she navigates the… Continue reading

#AskPointScholars Responds to Question: Should I apply even though I don’t feel as qualified?

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 reviewed the bios of the Point… Continue reading

‘Not Just Another Coming Out Story’ A Play by Maggie Keenan-Bolger & Green Chimneys Youth

Being able to work with Green Chimneys for a second time allowed me to apply the knowledge I gained from my internship last year and use it to create a better experience for the… Continue reading

Scholar Mary Susman Reflects on Out for Work Conference

I am incredibly grateful that Point sent me to the Out for Work conference in Chicago Sept. 27-29.  During this  weekend in Chicago I was able to not only face a looming fear… Continue reading

Point Scholars & Alumni Attend OUT on the Hill Leadership Summit

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC)—America’s leading Black LGBT civil rights organization focused on federal public policy— hosted the fourth annual OUT on the Hill Leadership Summit from September 18-22, 2013. Point Foundation… Continue reading

Three Bisexual Point Leaders Attend First Ever White House Roundtable Discussion on Bisexuality

By: Amy Andre, Lauren Beach, and Sarah Young On Monday, September 23, over 30 leaders from the bisexual community attended the first-ever White House Roundtable Discussion on Bisexuality in Washington, D.C. Spearheaded by BiNet USA and the Bisexual Resource Center,… Continue reading

Scholar Cary Crall Reflects on Conference for Gay & Lesbian Mormons

  When my Mormon ancestors first trekked the thousands of miles from the Eastern United States to Utah’s Salt Lake Valley, it was to escape persecution because of their non-traditional views on marriage.… Continue reading

Zoë Reidinger Helps LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

Point Scholars are required to complete an annual Community Service Project (CSP) that will positively impact the LGBTQ community.  Here is a highlight of Point Scholar Zoë Reidinger’s recent CSP. My CSP focused on… Continue reading