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Ethan Cepeda helped raise awareness for transgender rights at his high school by holding workshops to educate teachers. Cepeda also spoke out about the importance of gender neutral bathrooms and advocated for their implementation in the school.

Q&A: Student wins the Hometown Hero award for LGBTQ advocacy

By Vivian Goldstein January 21, 2019

When Ithaca College freshman Ethan Cepeda received the New York Daily News’ 2018 Hometown Hero Award, he didn’t even know award existed. Suddenly, on Nov. 2, his mother and sister were accepting the...

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