Tag Archives: Ricky Martin

COVER SHOT: The Out 100 Of 2010

Out Magazine sends us the cover for the 16th annual Out 100 issue. Entertainer of the Year — Ricky Martin: “I am Hispanic, and I am a gay man, and they both struggle. Is it a big responsibility? It can be as big as I want it to be,” Martin tells Out. Embracing both fatherhood and new status as a …

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HomoQuotable – Ricky Martin

“Since I can remember, I have felt a very strong attraction to other men and, although I can say that I have also come to feel a lot of attraction and a lot of chemistry towards women, it is men who ultimately awaken what is instinctive, the animal in me. Socially, there are so many prejudices against homosexuals that I …

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The HRC Gala In Four Minutes

JMG reader Mark S. King recaps last night’s HRC gala in DC in four snarktastic minutes.

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Quote Of The Day II – Joan Rivers

“If you’re going to be a romantic idol and try to get every teenage girl to love you, then you’d be an ass to come out and say you’re gay. That’s why Ricky Martin was so smart — he did what he did, he made his millions, and then he said, ‘Guess what, everybody? I’m gay, I’m having this life, …

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Angelo Garcia – The Morning After

New music from the just-out former member of Menudo, Angelo Garcia. Surprisingly not terrible. His voice reminds me of Miguel Bose.

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Broadway Friday

-Don’t cry for him, Puerto Rico. Ricky Martin will star in a revival of Evita slated to open in the 2012 season. Martin will play narrator Che (based on Che Guevara) opposite West End veteran Elena Roger in the title role. Evita last ran on Broadway from ’79-’81. Martin made his Broadway debut in 1996 as Marius in Les Miserables. …

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Ricky Martin, Part Two

Another member of Menudo has followed Ricky Martin out of the closet. Matthew Rettenmund at Boy Culture reports: Angelo Garcia, once the youngest-ever member of Menudo and a bandmate of Ricky Martin’s, has come out as gay in the pages of TV Notas (Junio 8, 2010). In the piece, he says he’s never been closeted: “I’m very honest about who …

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People en Español Features Gay Dad Ricky Martin On Father’s Day Issue

Via Andres Duque at Blabbeando, who says: “How great is it that the editors of one of the most widely read Spanish-language magazines in the United States would deem it fit to honor Ricky Martin and his parenting as an openly gay man and, in doing so, highlight gay parenting in general? Appropriately, I also happened to come upon this …

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Ricky Martin Comes Out Against Arizona

At the Billboard Latin Music Awards, yesterday Ricky Martin called out Arizona’s new immigration law as racist. Ricky Martin thinks the new Arizona law is totally loca. The singer told the crowd at last night’s Billboard Latin Music Awards that the legislation allowing police to stop anyone they think may be an illegal immigrant simply “makes no sense.” This being …

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Tears For Ricky Martin

Copyranter reports that a South African ad agency is using Ricky Martin’s coming out to plug their line of tear-proof mascara. Our tactical ad was an immediate response to the high level of local and international coverage given to this piece of showbiz news last week. We wanted to offer young female fans a quirky, tongue in cheek solution to …

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HomoQuotable – Ricky Martin

“If someone asked me today, ‘Ricky, what are you afraid of?’ I would answer ‘the blood that runs through the streets of countries at war, child slavery, terrorism, the cynicism of some people in positions of power, the misinterpretation of faith.’ But fear of my truth? Not at all! On the contrary, it fills me with strength and courage. This …

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Somebody Doesn’t Know The Rules

After his impassioned holiday message about anti-gay hate crimes, followed by this possibly disingenuous Twitter post about blood donation, it seems that Ricky Martin is edging ever closer to finally and formally coming out. Martin has long taken the Luther Vandross route of flatly refusing to discuss his personal life, something that many in the LGBT community have no problem …

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HomoQuotable – Ricky Martin

“As a defender of human rights, my goal is to find solutions for the injustices that exist in the world today. I am speaking about discrimination of any kind, whether it is because of race, gender, nationality, religion, ethnicity, handicap, sexual orientation or political affiliation. “SO I SHOUT: WHAT IS GOING ON WITH THE WORLD TODAY? “I’m sure you all …

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