The keynotes by Ash Beckham discuss coming terms with oneself and one's secrets. Beckham has been an activist for equality since she came out as a gay individual. She credits coming out of the closet with teaching her to appreciate the humanity in people and the hardships everyone faces.
As an equality advocate, Beckham mixes personal experiences, anecdotes and learned wisdom into her speeches. The keynotes by Ash Beckham provide inspiration and motivation to face life's problems and hard truths. Beckham's philosophies extend passed being gay and include struggles with cancer, money and other stressful secrets people fear telling their family and friends. She is a strong advocate of always being straightforward and not hiding things from others, however difficult those secrets may be to tell.