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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.

My Journey as a Gay Latino Mormon from South Texas

As rights for marginalized groups began to grow, so did the violence against Latine, LGBTQ+, and other diverse communities, writes the Point Foundation's Jorge Valencia.

Meet the Point Foundation's New Class of BIPOC Scholars

The foundation has set up a scholarship program that removes some of the barriers to financial aid for this population.

Justin Simien: Being Queer Is 'Like a Superpower'

The creator of Dear White People and Bad Hair reflected on how far we've come after he received the Point Foundation's Horizon Award.

Meet the Point Foundation's Class of 2020

The future is looking brighter, thanks to these 55 young LGBTQ+ leaders.

Gay Singers Highlight Holiday Sorrow and Joy at Point Fundraiser

The Gift of Song, a benefit for LGBT scholars, provided a festive showcase for queer musicians.

Meet the 2016 Point Scholars

The Point Foundation is helping groom the next generation of LGBT leaders.

PHOTOS: The Brightest LGBT Minds Were at Voices on Point

Celebrities and scholars walked the red carpet at the Point Foundation's fourth annual Voices on Point gala and told The Advocate the messages they would give to their younger selves.

PHOTOS: Students and Stars Shine for Point Foundation

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

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

Celebrities Raise Voices On Point to Benefit LGBT Scholars

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

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

Point Foundation A Joyous Birthday

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

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

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

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

Point Foundation Gala Breaks Records

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

Point Foundation names new executive director

Its new executive director will be Jorge Valencia.

Point Foundation announces 2006 Point scholars

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

Point Foundation expands scholarships for GLBT youths (14750)

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