Luna Merbruja

Living liberation

Queer Latinx Love is Resistance: A Collection of Vignettes (Autostraddle)


“Our love can be beautiful and dramatic like telenovelas. Our love is inherently sacred by unlearning the toxic ideas of who and what is desirable, though sometimes internalized oppression can still plague our relationships. It wouldn’t be authentic to portray the glory of our love without the bitter tastes as well.

Latinx love in times of crises and revolution is resistance. I love that our love grows with pain into beauty, like thorny rositas in their natural state.

Here’s a bouquet of love notes to old and recent loves.”

You can read the full article at Autostraddle (x).