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Elizabeth Beier is a queer cartoonist living in San Jose, Calif. From the time she first moved to the Bay Area, she has gone San Francisco Pride to meet people, hear their stories and draw. This year, she asked Pride-goers in Dolores Park before the Dyke March what the occasion means to them.

Turn on your audio to meet the people who shared their diverse stories with her.

Tony McDade was a black transgender man shot by police in May. Protesters are fighting to keep his memory alive.

‘Black trans people are erased and made invisible in society, but then we actually disappear in our deaths’

Pride month is full of possibility. I’ll miss celebrating this year.

This June would have finally been my first Pride as an openly queer woman

These couples got engaged before gay marriage was legal in Costa Rica. Now, they can finally make their weddings a reality.

This week, the country became the first in Central America to legalize same-sex marriage