Ricky Martin Admits to Bullying Gays When Young

"I look back now and realize I would bully people who I knew were gay," he said. "I internalized homophobia. To realize that was confronting to me. I wanted to get away from that."

The magazine is calling the Boricua "a role model for the entire planet" for helping fight for gay rights, including speaking out against hate crimes.

Martin is GQ Australia's October 2013 cover star. Read more from his interview here!