Coming out is never simple, but in the Latino lgbtq celebrities community, it can be particularly challenging, we assert. We still have a long way to go as a society before we fully accept and embrace all forms of sexuality. Ricky Martin’s coming out is a big deal because, sadly, the Latino community still too frequently embraces machista, heteronormative, and anti-queer sentiments. He took a significant professional risk by coming out.
It takes courage, vulnerability, and fortitude to live your truth in a society that still punishes, stigmatises, and endangers people’s lives because of their sexual orientation or gender expression. We are grateful to the following Latino LGBTQ+ public figures because, by being open and outspoken, they not only speak for themselves but also for those who identify similarly and are working to challenge deeply ingrained cultural prejudices.
We hope that one day soon, the Latino community and all communities will fully embrace and celebrities who support lgbtq community, and this article won’t be necessary. Here are some most famous lgbtq celebrities who have bravely and openly discussed their sexuality in the interim.
Demi Lovato is proudly embracing her fluidity in public:
After calling off her engagement to Max Ehrich in 2020, she told Entertainment Weekly in 2021, “I am too gay to marry a man right now, regardless of drama.” I love accepting myself, but I have no idea if that will change in ten years or if it never will. Additionally, Demi Lovato revealed that she identifies as pansexual in a podcast episode of The Joe Rogan Experience.
Ariana DeBose won an Oscar for the first time as an openly queer woman of color:
She won the Oscar for best supporting actress in 2022 for her role as Anita in West Side Story. In her acceptance speech, she stated, “I promise you this: There is a place for us.” To anyone who has ever questioned their identity—ever, ever, ever—or who finds themselves in the grey areas.
Michaela Jaé Rodriguez is the first transgender person to be awarded a Golden Globe:
She was nominated for an Emmy in 2021 and a Golden Globe in 2022 for her role as Blanca Rodriguez in Pose. She later won the Golden Globe and posted on Instagram:
This is the door that will allow many more young talented people to enter. They will realise that it is far from impossible. LOVE IS THE WINNER. To my LGBTQAI babies, WE ARE HERE, and the door is now open for you to reach for the stars.
Aubrey Plaza develops feelings for “girls and guys:
In a 2016 interview with The Advocate, Aubrey Plaza was asked if she gets hit on by women. She answered:
Oh, right. I’m not bothered. I’m aware that I have an androgynous quality, and my energy has a masculine quality. It’s no secret that girls like me. Hey, I’m also into them. I feel compelled to.
Stephanie Beatriz came out as bisexual:
The Encanto character Mirabel’s voice came out as bisexual in the public eye by tweeting “Yup” in response to Aubrey Plaza’s statement that she falls in love with both girls and guys. I’m compelled to. I’ve had countless small “coming out” moments throughout my life, often just to correct someone else when they assumed the wrong things about me because of the people I was dating. Because I’m on a good and entertaining television show, I now have a small platform for visibility. In order to help other people who might feel invisible or unsure about coming out as bisexual, I’ve chosen to use that platform to speak openly about my bi-ness.
To her followers, Lauren Jauregui revealed herself:
While a member of Fifth Harmony, the singer was said to have been dating a girl.Later, she confirmed the rumours. In a 2016 letter, she stated, “I am a bisexual Cuban-American woman, and I am very proud of it.”
Michelle Rodriguez is bisexual:
Michelle kept her romantic life private for years, despite constant speculation about her sexuality. Then, in 2016, she decided to tell the world that she is attracted to both men and women. I do as I please. I’m too f–king curious to sit here and not give it a shot when I have the chance. Men intrigue me. Chicks are, as well.
Bella Thorne emerged in the most natural way:
After a fan inquired about her sexual orientation, the Disney star proudly revealed that she was bisexual on Twitter in 2016. This occurred shortly after photos of Thorne kissing a girl began circulating on the internet.
Patricia Velásquez revealed her sexual orientation in 2015:
In her book Straight Walk, published in February 2015, she revealed that she was a lesbian and spoke openly about her relationship with actress Ileana Simancas.
The paparazzi allegedly caught Christina Milian kissing Karrueche Tran:
The couple has appeared together on the red carpet at several events and appears to have a close relationship. It wasn’t even a kiss! “We smashed faces, like,” Christina said of the alleged kiss. We just ended up bumping lips and faces. Christina, on the other hand, admitted to hooking up with women in January 2016.