Monthly Archives: October 2016

Apply for a Point Foundation Scholarship

Point Foundation

Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit. Point promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training. The Application Cycle for 2017-2018 Point Foundation Scholarship will take place from November 1, 2016 through January 30th, 2017. Point Foundation considers many factors when assessing scholarship   […]

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The Disparities Facing Bisexual People and How to Remedy Them

The Disparities Facing Bisexual People and How to Fix them

Despite making up more than half of the lesbian, gay, and bisexual population, bisexual people are often overlooked and invisible. Bisexual people are frequently assumed to be gay, lesbian, or heterosexual based on the gender of their partner. Yet when bisexual people are open about their sexuality, they face increased levels of violence from intimate partners; rejection by community, family, and […]

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Protecting the Rights of Transgender Parents and Their Children

Protecting Transgender Parents and their Children

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) have come out with a new report on protecting the rights of transgender parents and their children. All too often parents who have transitioned or come out as transgender after having children have seen their gender transition raised by their ex-spouse or partner as a basis […]

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