Wepa: Gotta Love Puerto Rico!

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  • Ricky Martin
  • Jessica Wild, Yara Sofia
  • Wilson Cruz
  • Benicio del Toro
  • N.O.R.E.
  • Lisa Velez
  • Rita Moreno
  • Joaquin Phoenix
  • Sonia Sotomayor
  • Big Pun
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Rosie Perez
  • Marc Anthony
  • Daddy Yankee

Wilson Cruz

As Claire Danes' best friend Ricky on 1990s hit drama My So-Called Life, Cruz was one of the first openly-gay teenage characters on television. Calling on his own struggle coming out to his conservative Puerto Rican parents, Cruz became an advocate for gay youth of color. 

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