Latino Equality Alliance Stands Up to Bullying in Boyle Heights

 

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You wouldn’t think to look at or even listen to Eddie Martinez that he was once bullied in school for being overweight and having a high-pitched voice that coded him as gay to other students. But the confident, 47-year-old Executive Director of Latino Equality Alliance (LEA) was indeed bullied and body shamed. It was an experience that brought him to where he is today, an advocate for bullied teens whose organization’s mission is to promote equality for the Latino LGBTQ community.

Latino Equality Alliance Stands Up to Bullying in Boyle Heights