Like her Grey's Anatomy character, Callie Torres, Sara Ramirez is embracing her sexuality. During a speech at the True Colors Fund's 40 to None Summit in Los Angeles on Saturday, the 41-year-old actress revealed she's bisexual, according to ET Online.
"So many of our youth experiencing homelessness are youth whose lives touch on many intersections – whether they be gender identity, gender expression, race, class, sexual orientation, religion, citizenship status," she said during her speech.
"Because of the intersections that exist in my own life: Woman, multi-racial woman, woman of color, queer, bisexual, Mexican-Irish American, immigrant, and raised by families heavily rooted in Catholicism on both my Mexican & Irish sides," she continued, "I am deeply invested in projects that allow our youth's voices to be heard, and that support our youth in owning their own complex narratives so that we can show up for them in the ways they need us to."
And, just in case anyone was worried they had misheard, Ramirez tweeted after her speech to reiterate the announcement.
"#40ToNoneSummit #SpeakingMyTruth!" she wrote in the tweet. "Will post full video of speech soon! #ThankYou @TrueColorsFund #WomanOfColor #Bisexual #Queer #Immigrant."
We're glad Ramirez is speaking her truth and inspiring others to do the same.
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