Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

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.

She was the first openly transgender person to address the DNC. Now she’s running for Delaware state Senate.

If she wins her 2020 race, Sarah McBride will be the state’s first elected transgender senator

When I came out as trans, I knew I needed a new name. But would I ever find one that felt right?

Your name needs to be something you can recognize and respond to — something you can feel

In Taiwan, a law legalizing same-sex marriage has become a symbol of national identity

Taiwan has promoted equality and human rights in an attempt to distinguish itself from the Chinese government