What's New at the QF?
Pink Ink 2016
The QF's 11th Annual High School Seniors English Essay Contest
This year's contest is now closed.
Application deadline was February 14.
Please check back here again in the fall for next year's essay contest.
Thank you for your interest.
Queer Scholars for 2016–17
"I Discovered I Was Not Gay When, in Fifth Grade, Jack Held My Hand"
"With Two Inches of Makeup Caked onto Your Face"
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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