Out singer Ricky Martin on Saturday
promoted “LGBT for Hillary,” a Hillary Clinton campaign
initiative aimed at rallying LGBT supporters behind the Democratic
Martin announced the new group in an
email to supporters.
“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,” Martin
said. “Now, that's just an average day – that's what real
“Hillary knows this, and she's not
going to stop fighting. But in order to protect and build on the
progress we’ve made, we need to win this election.”
Martin encouraged supporters to join
the LGBT initiative by donating at least $1 to the Clinton campaign.
The 43-year-old Martin came out gay in
2010 and is raising two sons.