Tag Archive: LGBTQ

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

Kyle Vey Leads Alternative Service Break to San Francisco Focusing on LGBTQ Youth and Homelessness

My Community Service Project (CSP) for the 2013-2014 school year involved taking a group of students from North Carolina State University to San Francisco, California in order to help the homeless and work with… Continue reading

Point Scholars & Alumni Attend Seattle Victory Fund Brunch

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to attend Victory Fund’s second annual Champagne Brunch, a benefit in Seattle that raises support for LGBT politicians who are running for office. It was very moving… 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

Point Scholar Sarah Young Produces Photography Exhibit Featuring LGBTQ Youth from Alabama

I’m entering my fourth year with Point Foundation, and one of my favorite times with the program is deciding what I will do for my Community Service Project.  As a social work Ph.D.… Continue reading

Celebrating Nat’l Poetry Month with Point Alumni

April is National Poetry Month and Thursday, April 24, 2014 is Poem in Your Pocket Day.   On Poem in Your Pocket Day, people throughout the United States select a poem, carry it with… 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

Jacob Rostovsky Graduates & Reflects on Being a Point Scholar

Jacob Rostovsky graduated in December from American University with a bachelor’s in Psychology. Now one of Point’s newest alumni, Jake reflects on his time as a Point Scholar.  What were some of the… Continue reading

#AskPointScholars Responds to Question: How is your life now that you go to college and live openly?

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: How is your life now that you go to… Continue reading

Scholar Siddarth Puri Creates LGBTIQQ Lecture Series at UC Davis School of Medicine

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 Siddarth Puri’s recent CSP. The 2011 LGBT Healthcare… Continue reading