Living Legend: Yadi Martinez

October is LGBTQ+ History Month
Pride Community Center would like to lift up one of our Living Legends of Texas

Yadi Martinez


Yadi Martinez is a bilingual Latinx gender non-conforming artist, UCC Licensed Minister-Youth Pastor, and 3rd year Brite Divinity Seminary Student.
Yadi was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas.

Yadi is a certified facilitator in the Our Whole Lives (OWL) curriculum, which provides comprehensive sexuality education for young people.

Yadi also serves as the LGBTQIA Unconscious Bias Awareness Facilitator with ten+ years of experience working with young people in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metropolitan area.

Their work includes using arts and networking skills to create community events, retreats, leadership conferences, and safe spaces.