Point Foundation
The latest news about Point Foundation, a nonprofit that awards academic scholarships to LGBT young people. In addition to providing educational opportunities, Point Foundation also provides queer youth with mentors to help foster them on their career paths. Learn more about Point and the work of other LGBT organizations, activists, and openly gay politicians who are committed to the fight for civil liberties and equality. The Advocate covers gay politics news from diverse communities around the world.
PHOTOS: Students and Stars Shine at Point Foundation Benefit
September 11 2013 6:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Students and Stars Shine for Point Foundation

Daniel Reynolds

The Advocate spoke with Carmen Electra, Judith Light, Greg Louganis, and more at Voices on Point, a musical fundraiser for Point Foundation, which assists LGBT students.

Meet the 2013 Point Scholars: Living Proof It Does Get Better
June 19 2013 6:00 AM ET

Meet the 2013 Point Scholars: Living Proof It Does Get Better

Advocate.com Editors

Remember these names — they're the next generation of LGBT leaders.

Celebrities Raise Voices On Point to Benefit LGBTQ Scholars
September 18 2012 3:53 PM ET

Celebrities Raise Voices On Point to Benefit LGBT Scholars

Sunnivie Brydum

Celebrities and Scholars turned out for the Point Foundation's "Voices on Point" Concert and Gala in Los Angles on Saturday, September 15.

Happy Birthday to Point Foundation from the Red Carpet
September 29 2011 4:52 PM ET

Happy Birthday to Point Foundation From the Red Carpet

Andi Alexander

Supporters gathered last weekend to celebrate the Point Foundation's 10th anniversary.

Point Foundation A Joyous Birthday
September 23 2011 11:30 AM ET

Point Foundation: A Joyous Birthday

Neal Broverman

It turns 10 years old this year, and is celebrating with a star-studded party and fund-raiser in Hollywood.

Point Foundation Creates Clementi Scholarship
March 10 2011 1:00 PM ET

Point Foundation Creates Clementi Scholarship

Advocate.com Editors

It recalls the Rutgers University student who took his own life last year because of antigay bullying on campus.

Cohen Cammermeyer Honored by Point Foundation
January 26 2011 4:25 PM ET

Cohen, Cammermeyer Honored by Point Foundation

Advocate.com Editors

Cammermeyer's work as a colonel and a nurse "is living proof of what Point instills in each of its scholars."

Meet the Point Foundations Class of 2010
June 15 2010 2:10 PM ET

Meet the Point Foundation’s Class of 2010

Advocate.com Editors

The Point Foundation searches for the best and brightest LGBT students.

Point Foundation Gala Breaks Records
April 22 2010 11:40 AM ET

Point Foundation Gala Breaks Records

Julie Bolcer

It announced that its annual gala held Monday in New York City broke all previous fund-raising records.

July 27 2006 12:00 AM ET

Point Foundation Names New Executive Director

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Its new executive director will be Jorge Valencia.

May 26 2006 12:00 AM ET

Point Foundation Announces 2006 Scholarships

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Thirty LGBT students have been named Point scholars for 2006, each receiving an average award of $12,500.

January 08 2005 1:00 AM ET

Point Foundation Expands Scholarships for LGBT Youths

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It has opened its 2005 application season by announcing 10 new scholarships.

July 02 2004 12:00 AM ET

Point Foundation Names New Executive Director

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Plus it awards more than $1 million for gay youth.

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