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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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: "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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Ricky Martin is 'GLAAD' to be Gay
By Lee Hernandez | 10/12/2010 - 15:51

Lately, Ricky Martin has been acting like a proud gay man. After starring in an anti-gay bullying PSA last week for Cyndi Lauper's Give a Damn Campaign, the boricua pop singer made a surprise apperance at Saturday night's Human Rights Campaign National Dinner in Washington D.C.


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‘Lie to Me’ Star, Monica Raymund: ‘A Lot of People Think I’m Gay.’
By Lee Hernandez | 06/04/2010 - 19:00

In honor of the return of FOX’s Lie to Me next week (June 7th at 8PM) we asked Dominican actress Monica Raymund—who stars on the show as deception expert Ria Torres—to tell us the biggest lie she’s ever read about herself in the press: "I read that a lot of people think I’m gay," Monica said. "I don’t care. My boyfriend and I are not really phased by what people say." Read on to find out what's ahead on the second season of Lie to Me. Plus Monica's surefire way to tell if someone is lying to you.


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Ricky Martin Comes Out of the Closet (Finally)
By Elayne Fluker | 03/29/2010 - 17:27

After years of speculation and avoiding the uncomfortable question about whether or not he was gay (because really, did it matter?!), Ricky Martin has finally come out of the closet.

On the singer's Web site rickymartinmusic.com, he gives a seemingly heartfelt explanation for why he has, up until this point, been so hush-hush about his orientation. Though we haven't personally heard him say the words, the implications of this letter have the Web world abuzz.


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Javier Bardem is a Macho, Macho Man
By Latina Staff | 04/17/2008 - 11:15

Javier Bardem is all man. So what if he gets touchy-feely with his buddies once in a while? Means nothing. He's still a beer-swilling, football-watching, Penélope Cruz-dating guy's guy, right? So, we're sure Javi doesn't mind in the least that this video of him at a bar in Spain, forehead-kissing and whispering in the ear of a man whose hand never leaves his thigh, is making its way around the internet. Also, looks like Javier, ahem, shaved his beard for a night out with his close friend.


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Exclusive: Michelle Rodriguez Opens Up About Her Sexuality
By Latina Staff | 04/15/2008 - 16:51

From the time she got Hollywood's attention as a tough teen with an attitude problem in 2000's Girlfight, Michelle Rodriguez has had people buzzing for another reason: is she, or isn't she? In spite of the rumors, slander and wild speculation, the sometimes reclusive, often explosive star has remained tight-lipped about her sexuality—until now. Michelle tells Latina.com why she has refused to answer questions about her love life in the past, and what she has to say to inquiring minds now.


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