What's New at the QF?
Pink Ink 2018–19
The QF's High School Seniors English Essay Contest
Application Deadline: February 14, 2019
The 2018-19 High School Seniors English Essay Contest is now open.
Complete instructions are found on the Submission Form. Click the link to download the form to your computer and get started with your contest entry.
Meet the 2018-19 Queer Scholars and listen to Brandon Lambert's new song, "I Hope You Know," dedicated to the Queer Foundation featuring singer Sara Sawyerin in the latest issue of The Queer Foundation Scholar, Newsletter of The QF.
Queer Scholars for 2018–19
"Eighteen Ways We Love To Wrestle"
"It goes like this"
University of Southern California
"The room is filled to the brim"
Queer Foundation is happy to grant, upon request, permission to teachers and counselors to reproduce and use in their schools, for educational purposes only, high-school seniors' essays submitted in the annual English essay contest. We ask only that you give credit to the authors and to the Queer Foundation Effective Writing and Scholarships Program.
We would like to hear from you. How have you used the essays and how you did you hear about them? Send email to Joseph Dial, firstname.lastname@example.org.
"LGBTQ Youths' Speech and Writing as Contributors to a Rich and Diverse School Culture," presentation by the Executive Director at NCTE 2012, the Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English
For information about the Queer Foundation Effective Writing and Scholarships Program, click on Scholarships (to the left above).
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