By Samantha Leal | 11/14/2012 - 12:23
There may be one more roadblock for conservatives trying to woo Latino voters -- Latino voters are more likely than the electorate in general to support gay marriage, according to exit polls reported by ABC News. The poll shows that the Latino population may play an important role in the expanding of legalized gay marriage across the country, reports the Huffington Post.
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).
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.