Sofía Aguilar

Sofía Aguilar

Sofía Aguilar is a Chicana writer and editor based in Los Angeles, California. Her work has appeared in the L.A. Times, Refinery29 Somos and New Orleans Review, among other publications. She can be found on social media @sofiaxaguilar.

Reclaiming Valentine's Day as a Queer Person

Even before I came out as bisexual, I never liked Valentine’s Day. I grew up seeing couples giving each other boxes of chocolates, dollar store balloons and stuffed bears year after year — a reminder my loneliness. It also othered me [...]