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.

These advocates are trying to make it easier for transgender people to find health care

Many transgender people drive hours just to find the medical care they need

The Equality Act, a bill that bans LGBTQ discrimination, could splinter the Republican Party

With public opinion on LGBTQ issues changing, conservative lawmakers may have a hard time presenting a united opposition

Gillian Freeman, whose historical novels chronicled free spirits in Edwardian England and Nazi Germany, dies at 89

She’s known for her novel ‘The Leather Boys,’ which was a gay landmark