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    Sara Ramirez Sexual Orientation: Is The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Gay In Real Life?

    Best known for their role as Dr. Callie Torres, Sara Ramirez is just like their character on ‘Grey’s Anatomy‘. She has opened up about their sexuality and declared she is non-binary. Today we will take a look at Ramirez’s life in detail. 

    Sara Ramirez has often stood up for the LGBTQ+ community and voiced their support to the community. Ramirez has also donated their hair to Locks of Love, an organization that supports children who have lost their hair due to serious disease conditions. So let’s dive into all the details. 

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    Is Sara Ramirez Gay In Real Life?

    Sara Ramirez
    Sara Ramirez

    Just like their character in ‘Grey’s Anatomy‘, Ramirez also came out as queer and bisexual in 2016. They sported a buzz-cut look and posted on their Instagram about coming out as bisexual. Previously, Ramirez was married to Ryan DeBolt, a business analyst at TIMEC. But they separated in 2021. 

    The decision of coming out as bisexual was made after the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Ramirez expressed their grief at the shooting and said this was one of the deadliest attacks on LGBTQ people and Latinos. 

    Coming out publicly was something that I was afraid of because I was concerned that it would affect my career in a negative way,” Ramirez told People. “I was afraid of the discrimination I might face, not just outside Hollywood, but inside,” they added. 

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    About Sara Ramirez’s Career

    Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres
    Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres

    A graduate with a fine arts degree from the Juilliard School, Sara Ramirez is a Mexican-American actor and singer. Their career breakthrough was with the portrayal of Lady of the Lake in the 2005 Broadway musical Spamalot. They also received the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for their work. 

    Ramirez chose to portray Callie Torres in ABC’s medical drama ‘Grey’s Anatomy‘. They reprised their role for 11 seasons of the series. They also portrayed the roles of Kat Sandoval in ‘Madam Secretary‘ and Che Díaz in ‘And Just Like That’. 

    Sara Ramirez has worked relentlessly in support of the LGBTQ+ community. They have received the Ally for Equality Award from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation in 2015. Ramirez has also been awarded a Tony Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Satellite Award for their successful work in the industry. 

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    Nilova Jasu
    Nilova Jasu
    Nilova Jasu is an entertainment author at FirstCuriosity. With prior experience working at various celebrity blogs, she takes pride in being a know-it-all when it comes to pop culture. Being a student of medicine, Grey's Anatomy is Nilova's 'comfort watch'. A massive fan of Robert Downey Jr, whenever she is not reading up on the latest celebrity scoop on Instagram and Twitter, Nilova's busy buring her head in storybooks, playing with her pet cats or bingeing on the latest Netflix release.

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