Boxer Orlando Cruz
Boxer Orlando Cruz Comes Out: "I Am a Proud Gay Man"
By Samantha Leal | 10/05/2012 - 12:00

Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz has come out as a gay man, and in doing so has become the first openly gay man in the sport's history (while still competing). 


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Gay Marriage Cake Topper
Latino Support for Gay Marriage Outpaces General U.S. Population
By Samantha Leal | 07/11/2012 - 14:02

Latinos are slightly more likely than the general public to support legalizing gay marriage, according to an April poll released by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and the public opinion research compnay Social Science Research Solutions


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Ricky Martin Against Plan
Ricky Martin Rallies Against New Hate Crime Laws
By Amaris Castillo | 12/07/2011 - 10:15

Ricky Martin is none too happy with Puerto Rico’s Senate right now.

Fox News Latino is reporting that the Boricua superstar has expressed disapproval over a move by the body to amend a hate-crime law. Why is the 39-year-old so upset, exactly? Because the change in the law would reportedly remove the protection for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people of Puerto Rico.


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WATCH: Mario Lopez & Naya Rivera Join Forces in Anti-LGBT Bullying PSA
By Amaris Castillo | 10/14/2011 - 15:31

In a new Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) PSA campaign, Mario Lopez and Naya Rivera speak out against bullying gay and transgender youth. The Mexican American actor and Puerto Rican actress join a diverse group of celebrities in the campaign titled Amplify Your Voice!


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Ricky Martin Takes A Stand Against Cyberbullying
By Amaris Castillo | 09/26/2011 - 12:00

Ricky Martin stood up against cyberbullying by changing his Twitter profile photo to that of a teenage boy who committed suicide after being picked on for being bisexual. The Puerto Rican singer himself came out of the closet in 2010, stating on his website that he was “a fortunate homosexual man” and blessed to be who he is.

Ricky Martin Comes Out of the Closet (Finally)


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Ricky Martin on Being a Sex Symbol & Being Gay
WATCH: Ricky Martin: “I’m Very Lucky to Say that I’m Gay!”
By Lee Hernandez | 05/04/2011 - 12:35

During his "Living La Vida Loca" days, everyone thought Ricky Martin was on top of the world. But deep down, the Puerto Rican singer was suffering from a major identity crisis. Last night, Martin visited The Tonight Show With Jay Leno to talk about those struggles. “Being Ricky Martin, what Ricky Martin represented back then and what I was feeling was not compatible at all," Ricky said.


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Ricky Martin
GLAAD Honors Ricky Martin
By Lee Hernandez | 02/09/2011 - 12:45

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) announced today that it will honor Grammy Award-winning singer, Ricky Martin with the Vito Russo Award at the 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday March 19th in New York City.

Named after one of GLAAD’s founders, the award recognizes an openly LGBT media professional who has made a significant difference in promoting equal rights for the community. 


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Ricky Martin Wants to Sing Love Songs about Men
Ricky Martin Wants to Sing Love Songs about Men
By Lee Hernandez | 02/01/2011 - 12:00

Ricky Martin rose to fame singing love songs about women, like “She Bangs,” and “She’s All I Ever Had,” but the openly gay singer tells Tvynovelas.com that for his next album, he’s planning to sing love songs about men.


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Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin: "We're Born Gay"
By Lee Hernandez | 01/28/2011 - 11:33

Ricky Martin has taken a definitive stand in the nature vs. nurture debate.

"Everyone who's gay is born that way," Martin, 38, tells Batanga.com. "And that's their nature."


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EXCLUSIVE: Mark Indelicato on Kurt from 'Glee': "I'd Like to See Gay Characters Portrayed as Stronger”
By Lee Hernandez | 12/21/2010 - 16:00

Mark Indelicato, who played arguably the most loveable gay teenager in television history, Justin Suarez on Ugly Betty, says Chris Colfer’s recent Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of Kurt on FOX”s hit show, Glee, is well-deserved, but adds that he wishes Colfer’s character was less of a victim. “I just don’t understand why the gay character is portrayed as the weak link—or the person who can’t stand up for themselves,” says Indelicato.


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