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Ricardo RossellóOut pop star Ricky Martin took to Instagram Thursday to celebrate the resignation of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló. “Puerto Rico we did it,” Martin said in the post. “And we did it in peace. With no guns, like Gandhi. We demanded respect and we were heard.” He also added, “WE’VE RESCUED OUR ISLAND.  And now, go out to the streets. GO AND CELEBRATE but please DO NOT DROP THE BALL. EYES WIDE OPEN FROM NOW ON.” Rosselló’s resignation came...

Ricardo Rosselló, the mired governor of Puerto Rico, will resign under mounting public pressure. Officials close to Rosselló have said he will resign later today, delivering a farewell address in the afternoon. The governor has faced increasing scrutiny after 900 pages of private chat and text messages leaked to the press, and revealed Rosselló using homophobic and sexist language, and mocking the victims of Hurricane Maria. Known as “Telegramgate,” the scandal implicated Rosselló. Among several offensive messages, he used the term...

After days of massive protests, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló will resign today despite vowing to remain in office. The protests started after the Center for Investigative Journalism leaked over 800 pages of messages full of profanity and hateful language about gay men, political opponents, and women from a group chat that was administered by Rosselló. Sources tell CNN that he will resign today after giving a farewell address this afternoon. Just yesterday, in an interview with Fox News, Rosselló vowed...

Fox News anchor Shep Smith ripped Ricardo Rosselló to shreds last night in the Puerto Rican governor’s first interview since protests calling for his resignation broke out 10 days ago. Rosselló has been facing criticism regarding his mishandling of Hurricane Maria funds in 2017. The situation became exacerbated last week after a local media outlet published almost 900 pages from a leaked private group chat between him and 11 of his cronies revealing homophobic and other vile remarks. Among the writings...

Ricky Martin joined a mass protest in front of the house of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló (D) last night. Thousands of people protested Rosselló after a set of messages between him and senior administration officials showed him repeatedly using and condoning misogynist and anti-LGBTQ language. In a video he posted to Instagram, Martin said that he was “tired of the cynicism.” “They put down women. They put down the LGBT community, people with disabilities,” he said. “It is insane. We are tired....

Ricky Martin has joined the thousands or protestors calling on Puerto Rico’s homophobic governor to resign. Governor Ricardo Rosselló has been facing criticism for some time now regarding his mishandling of Hurricane Maria funds in 2017. The situation became exacerbated last weekend when a local media outlet published almost 900 pages from a leaked private group chat between him and 11 of his cronies revealing homophobic, misogynistic, and other vile remarks. Among the homophobic writings are jokes about people’s sexualities and...

Though he seems to be in denial about it, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s days in office seem to be numbered. Rosselló has been facing criticism for some time now regarding his mishandling of Hurricane Maria funds in 2017. The situation became exacerbated over the weekend when a local media outlet published almost 900 pages from a leaked private group chat between him and 11 of his cronies revealing homophobic, misogynistic, and other vile remarks. Among the homophobic writings are jokes about...

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló is facing calls for his resignation after a local media outlet published almost 900 pages from a leaked private group chat revealing homophobic, misogynistic, and other vile remarks written by him and his cronies. The group chat happened on the messenger app Telegram last fall and included 11 male political figures within Rosselló’s inner circle, including Christian Sobrino, the government’s chief financial officer, and Luis Gerardo Rivera Marín, the State secretary and interim governor. Among the...

Protestors demonstrated this weekend to get the governor of Puerto Rico to resign as his role in a homophobic and sexist online conversation became public. Last week, Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism leaked over 800 pages of messages full of profanity and hateful language from a group chat that was administered by Governor Ricardo Rosselló. Many of the messages targeted Puerto Rico senator Eduardo Bhatia. A publicist posted a picture of Bhatia and another person responded with “20 years and...

Ricardo Rosselló, the Governor of Puerto Rico, pushed for a “Religious freedom” bill for the Commonwealth, and it seemed destined to pass. The bill, which would allow discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity based on one’s religious beliefs, was approved by the Puerto Rico House of Representatives on Tuesday. The fate of HB 2069, however, turned out far differently with the intervention of what may be Puerto Rico’s most famous pop singer. Ricky Martin is known by many as the...
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A religious freedom bill passed this week would allow government workers to deny services to LGBT citizens. On Monday, Puerto Rico’s Senate voted in favor of a “religious freedom” bill that would allow government employees to discriminate against LGBT people. While lawmakers have authored such measures across the U.S., the vote came while 35% of Puerto Ricans still do not have power or running water in the wake of Hurricane Maria. (Reports that FEMA was planning to withdraw aid this week...
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Ricky Martin may have spent his 46th birthday (and the holidays) soaking up the sun in Puerto Rico, but it's his fans and followers that are receiving a gift! Check out this steamy snap of the handsome singer and his fiance Jwan Yosef looking tan and gorgeous in speedos. https://www.instagram.com/p/BdGZ37bFFwT/ Martin and Yosef became engaged last year. At the time, the singer told Ellen: “Instead of saying, ‘Will you marry me?’ I said, ‘I got you something.’ I said, ‘I want to spend my...
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Witnesses reported several individuals dressed in black throwing handmade incendiary devices into Circo Bar in Santorce. A suspicious fire is being reported at Circo Bar, a popular gay nightclub in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Reports indicate witnesses saw several individuals dressed all in black throw handmade incendiary devices into the club, located on Calle Condado in Santurce, some time around 7:30pm Sunday. The fire was quickly extinguished, and there are no reports of injuries or serious damage to the property. San Juan...
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Orlando Cruz, the fifth ranked boxer in the world, had four friends that died in the June 12 shooting. Orlando Cruz, the first openly gay boxer, will be dedicating his upcoming July 15 fight to the victims of the Pulse shooting in Orlando, which claimed the lives of 49 people. https://twitter.com/outmagazine/status/753264814663819264 Cruz, who lives in Puerto Rico with his partner, had four friends who died in the tragedy. “At first, I was sad,” Cruz told the Orlando Sentinel of his reaction to...

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