Growing up at my house, queerness, feminism, and anything outside the binary was viewed as a white issue. It was the societal cucuy or boogie man coming for my parent’s children. Sometimes it was even the devil, or so my parents would insist.
Call me Latine was inspired by a viral Facebook post written to introduce my friends to the gender-neutral Spanish word, Latine. When I first shared the post I had no idea how much attention it would receive.