Gray’s Anatomy followers will eternally see Sara Ramirez as Dr. Callie Torres — it is only a reality. The orthopedic surgeon left Gray Sloan Memorial Hospital for good when she moved to New York together with her girlfriend within the Season 12 finale. Which might be why few have been shocked when Sara got here out as queer and bisexual IRL after leaving the present. (Callie was bisexual, in spite of everything.)
After the actor got here out as nonbinary in 2020, many followers puzzled: Is Sara Ramirez nonetheless married?
Clearly, simply because somebody has come out as nonbinary does not imply they can not stay married to their partner. (It is also doubtless her husband knew about her gender and sexual orientations means earlier than most people.) Nonetheless, some followers are inquisitive about how/whether or not Sara’s gender identification has affected her marriage. Let’s take a more in-depth look.
Sara got here out as bisexual in 2016.
Though Callie Torres on Gray’s Anatomy got here out as bisexual on the present again in 2009, Sara did not come out publicly as queer and bisexual till 2016. The actress did so throughout a speech on the True Colours Fund’s 40 to None Summit.
“Popping out publicly has given me a way of aid,” she informed Individuals in 2018. “It’s been a type of liberation for me to personal all of my identities in order that I now not really feel the necessity to maintain again or disguise any components of myself once I stroll via any threshold in life.”
In actuality, although, Sara’s popping out has been an ongoing course of since she was 18 years outdated.
“Though my caretakers have been ill-equipped to help me within the ways in which I wanted and though I internalized quite a lot of bi-antagonism and biphobia and discrimination rising up, both in straight areas or LG areas, I knew my fact and my fact by no means went away,” she informed Individuals.
The timing of Sara popping out as bisexual got here after the Pulse nightclub taking pictures in Orlando, Fla., throughout which 49 folks have been killed and 50 others have been wounded. It is among the deadliest assaults in opposition to the LGBTQ neighborhood and Latinos in trendy U.S. historical past — and it impressed Sara’s resolution to go public together with her sexuality.
“Popping out publicly was one thing that I used to be afraid of as a result of I used to be involved that it will have an effect on my profession in a detrimental means,” she informed Individuals. “I used to be afraid of the discrimination I would face, not simply exterior Hollywood, however inside.”
Sara continued, “As I continued to learn and listen to concerning the numerous types of violence perpetrated in opposition to us, together with the Orlando taking pictures at Pulse nightclub, an natural, incremental urgency to make use of my platform to empower those that are a part of these communities that I’m part of came to visit me in a means that I’ve by no means felt earlier than.”