By Mariela Rosario | 08/05/2010 - 14:40
Yesterday, a Federal judge overturned the controversial Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage that defined marriage solely as a partnership between a man and woman. The ban was passed in California back in 2008. In ruling that the ban violated the civil rights of gay and lesbian couples, U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker wrote, "Proposition 8 both unconstitutionally burdens the exercise of the fundamental right to marry and creates an irrational classification on the basis of sexual orientation."
By Angie Romero | 08/03/2010 - 10:00
Last week Ricky Martin proudly tweeted: "I'm happy to announce that my book titled "ME" will be released and available everywhere on November 2nd." The highly anticipated memoir, to be published simultaneously in Spanish and English by the Hispanic-focused Penguin imprint, Celebra (home to Emilio Estefan’s memoir, among other books by high-profile Latin celebrities), will chronicle Martin’s life journey.
By Angie Romero | 06/24/2010 - 10:20
Talk about a citizen of humanity. This past Saturday, Mexico’s quintessential golden girl, Paulina Rubio, successfully pulled off what will hopefully be the first of many “Paulina & Friends” benefit concerts at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami. The event was orgnaized to raise funds for a future center for children and families with special needs at the Miami Children’s Hospital. Surprise guest Ricky Martin opened by reminding us about the importance of giving and introducing the event’s organizer, Rubio.
By Angie Romero | 06/15/2010 - 14:00
This isn’t happening for another two years, but the news is too exciting to keep under wraps! Broadway producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders have announced that the first new production of Evita in more than 30 years will launch in a Nederlander Theater in the Spring of 2012 with Latin superstar Ricky Martin, who has finally accepted the role, playing Che.
By Latina Staff | 06/14/2010 - 16:25
Last night's Tony Awards brought out many of Broadway's brightest stars; but we were happiest to see some of our favorite hunks on the red carpet. From football star Mark Sanchez to actor Antonio Banderas, the eye candy was much appreciated.
So tell us...
By Angie Romero | 06/10/2010 - 08:18
Angelo Garcia, the youngest member of Menudo (and the second to say that he's gay), commented recently on his former bandmate Ricky Martin’s decision to "come out:"
By Mariela Rosario | 06/09/2010 - 17:00
In honor of the highly anticipated debut of Lady Gaga's latest music video for her new single, "Alejandro" we compiled a list of our favorite music videos inspired by Latin lovers.
Sit back and enjoy this trip down memory lane...