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

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