December 2012 Graduates Reflect on their Time with Point

Lauren Beach, a 2009 Point Scholar, and Izzy Pellegrine, a 2010 Point Scholar, both graduated this month: Lauren with a JD from the University of Minnesota, and Izzy from Mississippi State University with… Continue reading

Cary Crall Launches Sexual Health Symposium

I was frustrated by the serious health consequences suffered by several of my friends due to misinformation. In conjunction with my Community Service Project, required of all Point Scholars, I launched the Utah… Continue reading

New Point Foundation PSA Video

Point has commissioned one of our own alumni, filmmaker Rhys Ernst, to create a short public service announcement (PSA) video featuring the inspiring, personal stories of Point Scholars and Alumni. Frontiers Magazine is… Continue reading

Jacob Rostovsky Shares his Mentoring Experience

Point’s Mentoring Program means more to me than any other aspect of the scholarship award. Of course the funds are wonderful, and meeting other scholars has allowed me to enhance my family, but… Continue reading

‘Queering History’ with Maggie Keenan-Bolger

Thanks to The Palette Fund for underwriting Point Foundation’s Summer Internship Program, I spent 10 weeks working with Green Chimneys NYC Division. The internship reinforced my belief in the combined desire of both LGBT… Continue reading

Raise Up LGBT Awareness Program

Last November, I started my own LGBT awareness program in my hometown of Jasper, Indiana. My friend, Sarah Barry, and I created Raise Up because we couldn’t get a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) started… Continue reading

Patrick Oathout Returns from Ten-Week Trip to Jordan

Patrick Oathout, a 2012 Point Scholar, spent ten-weeks in Jordan teaching English to refugees from Iraq, Syria, Libya, and Palestine.  He taught over seventy students, had a home-stay with a popular Imam, and lived with Bedouins for… Continue reading