GAY RIGHTS ACTIVIST: Edda Cimino, a Miami-Dade County Public School teacher, helped lead the local chapter of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Teachers’ Network to battle sexual discrimination in schools. Cimino came by her activism the hard way: she was arrested in Miami in the 1960's for violating sodomy laws because a neighbor reported that she was a lesbian.
GAY RIGHTS ACTIVIST: Edda Cimino, a Miami-Dade County Public School teacher, helped lead the local chapter of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Teachers’ Network to battle sexual discrimination in schools. Cimino came by her activism the hard way: she was arrested in Miami in the 1960's for violating sodomy laws because a neighbor reported that she was a lesbian. Patrick Farrell Miami Herald file/2003
GAY RIGHTS ACTIVIST: Edda Cimino, a Miami-Dade County Public School teacher, helped lead the local chapter of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Teachers’ Network to battle sexual discrimination in schools. Cimino came by her activism the hard way: she was arrested in Miami in the 1960's for violating sodomy laws because a neighbor reported that she was a lesbian. Patrick Farrell Miami Herald file/2003

Teacher, LGBT activist Edda Cimino dies at 85

April 23, 2015 08:00 AM

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