Acacia O'Connor Acacia O'Connor is a queer and trans-nonbinary journalist and essayist whose work focuses on the breaking down, transgressing, and expanding of societal boundaries. This has been expressed through their writing on sports and gender, queerness, sexuality, censorship, social media, polyamory, and nonmonogamy. Also having worked as a literary translator, Acacia has an enduring affection and interest in Italian language, culture, and contemporary literature. Highlights: * Long-form audio documentary entitled "Ungendering the Olympics," 2018 * Translation of "Beat Space" by Tommaso Pincio, pub. Open Letter Press, Rochester, NY About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.