Category: Personal

Pulse: A Space for Resilience, a Home for the Brave

I originally wrote this for QED: A Journal for GLBT Worldmakers. It appeared in their Fall 2016 special issue. In light on the one year anniversary of these tragic events, I thought I’d share it with you. Pulse: A Space for Resilience, a Home for the Brave Katie L. Acosta How many nights have I spent at Latinx n...

Straight People…Please Stop Telling Us How Much Our Baby Looks Like Me

“I saw a picture of your daughter today … She is so cute. I can’t get over how much she looks like you.” I hear this ALL THE TIME. I heard it within hours of my daughter’s birth. So many people have commented on how very much my daughter looks like me that I have had to do a lot of work over the past few ...