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

On the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, We Must Sing Each Other’s Songs

On Wednesday, August 28, the world will come together to celebrate and rejoice in the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington – a culminating of nearly 100 years of protest against the… Continue reading

Honoring Bayard Rustin

Recently, I joined Point Foundation Scholars, Alumni, board members and staff, at the Scholar & Alumni Leadership Conference (SALC) in Washington D.C.  We were there just a few weeks before the 50th Anniversary… Continue reading

Derrick Miller-Handley Creates Visual Vocalizations by and for LGBTQQ Youth

Point Scholars are required to complete an annual Community Service Project (CSP) that will positively impact the LGBTQ community.  Here is a highlight of Tyler Clementi Point Scholar Derrick Miller-Handley’s recent CSP. Vibrations is… Continue reading

Cris Beam Publishes Fourth Book

Point Alumna Cris Beam has published her fourth book entitled “To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care.”  The book is receiving superb reviews as a well-researched and rigorous… Continue reading

Phyllis Mandler & Gary Elden Point Scholar Cara Cerise Reflects on Her Final Semester of College

My final semester as an undergrad has felt similar to how I imagine running a marathon feels, especially over the last several weeks.  Some days have left me completely out of breath and… Continue reading

Scholar Noël Gordon Returns from Trip Working on HIV/AIDS Prevention in Jamaica

Notes from a Jamaican Son Prior to coming on this trip, I had to write up several grant proposals explaining why I wanted to travel to Jamaica. After a lot of self-reflection, I wrote that:… Continue reading