Tag Archives: Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin Launches “LGBT For Hillary” Group

This weekend pop superstar Ricky Martin announced the launch of an “LGBT For Hillary” group. The Hill reports: “Growing up in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, I never dreamed that I would one day be a proud, out gay father of two beautiful little boys, in a country where marriage equality was the law of the land. Now, that’s …

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Robert Oscar Lopez: Gay Parents Like Elton John Are Disgusting Terrorists

“The completely petulant and histrionic response from gay parents like Ryan Murphy to Dolce & Gabbana’s comments can give average Americans a small taste of what children in such homes will have to deal with. You can’t be a good parent and want to have absolute control over what your kids think and feel, in addition to what the whole …

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Out’s 100 Most Eligible Bachelors

Out Magazine has published its annual 100 Most Eligible Bachelors list and while bear icon/PA state Rep. Brian Sims is on the list…so is Ken Mehlman.  Also featured: Jason Collins, Mo Rocca, Nate Silver, and Ricky Martin. UPDATE: Out is asking readers to vote on their favorites. Sims is currently in second place behind Adam Lambert.

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Ricky Martin: I Was An Anti-Gay Bully

“I was very angry, very rebellious. I used to look at gay men and think, I’m not like that, I don’t want to be like that, that’s not me. I was ashamed. When you’re told you’re wrong by everyone, from society, from your faith – my self-esteem was crushed. I took my anger out on those around me. I look …

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Ricky Martin – Come With Me

Ricky Martin’s new single leaked out last night. The below clip cuts off the beginning by a few seconds, but you can listen to a higher quality full version on Soundcloud.  Sounds like a big summer club hit to me.

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Billboard’s 25 Great Gay Musical Moments

Billboard Magazine has published a Buzzfeed-y list of 25 great gay moments in pop music. On the list: the coming out of Frank Ocean and Ricky Martin, Adam Lambert’s first #1 album by an out artist, Jay-Z’s endorsement of same-sex marriage, and Lady Gaga’s campaign for LGBT rights. Sylvester suitably makes the list pretty much just for having been Sylvester. …

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Ricky Martin To Marry In New York

I guess the rumor that he was going to get married in Spain was just that. Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin and his boyfriend Carlos Gonzalez will marry on Jan. 28 in New York, the El Nuevo Dia newspaper reported on its Web site Sunday. Martin and his partner, according to a source close to the Puerto Rican daily, will …

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HomoQuotable – Ricky Martin

“I’m very sad about the turn the discussion on Criminal Law is taking in Puerto Rico that proposes the elimination of aggravating factors in cases where crimes are committed out of prejudice toward the victim. They ought to do their homework and review a little the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which says that everyone – the citizens – are …

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SPAIN: Ricky Martin Granted Citizenship In Possible Bid To Legally Marry

Spain has granted citizenship to Puerto Rico-born Ricky Martin, who may be seeking a legal venue to marry his boyfriend. Spokesman Jose Blanco told a news conference that ministers had agreed to grant him a “letter of naturalization”, issued in special circumstances, because of his “personal and professional links with Spain”. Spanish newspaper El Pais reported that Martin sought citizenship …

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HomoQuotable – Ricky Martin

“My shoulders feel much lighter and straighter and I feel my life is a lot more simple now. I lived with the obsession to be accepted for such a long time. But it was when I held my children in my arms I knew I couldn’t do it anymore. I wanted to teach them to be themselves, to know there …

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Ricky Martin On GLAAD’s Red Carpet

You might be amused by the reaction of the press when Ricky Martin appeared on the red carpet at Saturday’s GLAAD Awards. Most of the LGBT press was set up further down the row, but I jumped out of line to grab some video when I heard the shouting. This morning on Boy Culture, Matt Rettenmund has posted his red …

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Ricky Martin At GLAAD Awards

Last night GLAAD honored Ricky Martin with their Vito Russo Award in recognition of how his coming out generated unprecedented positive coverage in Latin media. In his speech, Martin thanked “my boyfriend Carlos,” which some in the room thought was the first time Martin had publicly named the handsome man often seen with him. The video below is by Boy …

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SLIDESHOW: 2011 GLAAD Awards

On the GLAAD Media Awards red carpet: Ricky Martin, Andy Cohen, the Fabulous Beekman Boys, Denis O’Hare, Wilson Cruz, Tracy Young, Jarrett Barrios, Russell Simmons (and lots of reality/cooking show folks I don’t really know) followed by lots of shots of the awards show, including winner Tina Fey. Full-screen versions here.

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Miami Church Wants Univision Fined For “Obscene Interview” With Ricky Martin

A Hispanic evangelical group plans to protest outside the Miami affiliate of Univision tomorrow because the FCC totally needs to fine the network for airing an “obscene interview” with recently-out Ricky Martin. Andres Duque provides the translation of their press release at Blabbeando: On November 2nd, 2010, Univision broadcast a program called: Ricky Martin… Without Secrets, in which he spoke …

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