Tag Archive: lgbt

Scholar Marcus Lee Attends HRC’s HBCU Career and Leadership Summit

In early October, I attended the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 2014 Historically Black College/University (HBCU) Career and Leadership Summit. The summit began in 2001 in response to two violent, anti-LGBT incidents on HBCU… Continue reading

Scholar Win Chesson Attends Conference for LGBTQ MBA Students

In October, I joined 1,400 current and prospective LGBTQ MBA students in San Francisco at the annual Reaching Out MBA conference. It was a weekend full of workshops, case competitions, networking and job recruitment… Continue reading

Point Scholars Attend OUT for Work Conference

Below, Point Scholar Freddie Adenuga shares his experience from the OUT for Work Conference in Washington D.C.: It was always my dream to become an entrepreneur. I loved solving problems that would lead… Continue reading

Scholar Megan Weinand Attends Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) Conference

My name is Megan Weinand, and I am a second-year medical student at the Boston University School of Medicine. I am so grateful to Point Foundation for making it possible for me to… 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

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

Scholar Isaias Guzman Attends Creating Change Conference

Thanks to Point Foundation, this year I was able to attend my first Creating Change Conference  in Houston, Texas. Creating Change is one of the largest LGBT conferences with over 4,000 participants and… Continue reading

Scholar Gregory Davis Attends Historically Black College & University Leadership and Career Summit

From November 2 through 5, I attended the Human Right Campaign (HRC)’s Historically Black College or University (HBCU) Leadership and Career Summit in Washington, D.C.  Over the course of the summit, I got… 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