Rodriguez, whom she refers to in very “For about 10 or 11 years, up until he died, he opened my eyes up to accepting myself and loving myself,” she says. In all kinds of ways, I used to be really, really hard on myself.” But it was Rodriguez — and later a grief counselor following his death — who helped her push through.
“He would sleep with guys and I would do my thing, but we were going to grow old together.”While Ramirez again declined to discuss her personal life —she says she’s “Never been very cookie cutter” — she noted that she’s “never quite found my best friend and my romantic relationship all rolled up in one.” Ramirez also noted that she used to be extremely hard on herself and body issues were a byproduct of her parents divorce.“It was something that was passed on from one generation to the next — that’s the legacy I was born with in my family,” she said, adding that friends and family members contributed to her feelings of not being good enough, which later was magnified through her work in the entertainment industry. “Finally, at 35, years old — especially when your best friend dies — you kind of have to let go of what other people think, start to redefine yourself and get back to what you know you deserve,” she told the mag.
The 41-year-old actress revealed that she's bisexual while giving a speech at the True Colors Fund's 40 to None Summit in Los Angeles on Saturday. #Thank You @True Colors Fund #Woman Of Color #Bisexual #Queer #Immigrant." #40To None Summit #Speaking My Truth! #Thank You @True Colors Fund #Woman Of Color #Bisexual #Queer #Immigrant pic.twitter.com/1q8Jm Kih9I Sara Ramirez (@Sara Ramirez) October 8, 2016 RELATED: 'Grey's Anatomy' Star Sara Ramirez Gets Married Ramirez, who married husband Ryan De Bolt in 2012, has never spoken openly about her sexuality, despite playing a bisexual character, Callie Torres, on "Grey's Anatomy." The actress announced she was leaving the show in May, after 10 seasons.
Ramirez's portrayal of Torres has been widely praised by television critics and the character gained significant popularity as the series progressed.
Ramirez was nominated for several awards for her portrayal of Torres, including the Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, and the ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Television Series. 7 by After in the list of "Top 50 Favorite Female TV Characters." At the end of the show's twelfth season, Ramirez departed the show after ten years, desiring to take a break. The two start a relationship and Torres moves into Meredith's house (Meredith and Izzie Stevens lived there as well).
During an event of the True Colors Fund’s 40 to None Summit organized at Los Angeles in 2016 October, Sara Ramirez revealed herself to be bisexual.
While giving the speech, Sara had openly confessed about the intersections existing in her life.
is a fictional character from the medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy, which airs on the ABC in the United States.