How these high school reporters are covering Boyle Heights’ most pressing topics

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Through his reporting, he and his mom discovered several local LGBT organizations, and they got involved.

Now, wherever mother and son go, they speak up about gay rights and help other Latino parents learn to be more accepting of their gay children.

“Thanks to the newspaper, we found a community,” Medina said. “And we’ve educated ourselves so we can be out here, helping others.”