OUT April/May 2021
Subscribe To
Out Magazine
Scroll To Top

wilson cruz

Wilson Cruz is a well known and openly gay American actor of Puerto Rican descent, who is best known for his role as Rickie Vasquez in the hit 90’s show “My So Called Life”. When Cruz was 19 years old and came out to his parents, his father immediately kicked him out, which forced him to live in his car for many, many months. This incident had a profound effect on his life, and would encourage him to serve as an advocate for gay youth, especially gay youth of color.

The Star Trek: Discovery star beautifully weaves his activism inside every aspect of his work. 

November 18 2020 5:00 AM

The 'Star Trek: Discovery' actor is having absolutely none of that.

2:07 PM

Some times you have to do what you have to do.

August 17 2020 10:30 AM

Can we really make this an every year thing?

June 24 2020 1:22 PM

Claire Danes, Wilson Cruz, and several other cast members of the historic ’90s series (except one) reunite during quarantine.

April 16 2020 11:49 AM

Billy Porter, Janet Mock, Ellen DeGeneres, Lena Waithe and more are also a part.

December 19 2019 8:49 AM

And he does not mind reminding us.

October 03 2019 1:38 PM
1
WR