Patrick Pichler (de Familia Sanchez-Ibarra) is the Latinx Voices columnist for About Magazine. In addition to writing, Pichler is also an IB/AP chemistry teacher for Houston Independent School District where he also coaches debate for the Houston Urban Debate League and founded the Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) Bridge Initiative. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Texas at Brownsville. Pichler is an enthusiast of archaeology, history, spoken word poetry, Latinx fiction and nonfiction, and is especially passionate in his aspiration of bringing Queer Latinx artists, writers, and photographers to the forefront of the Texas Queer Community. Patrick lives and writes from his home in Houston.