Pose), actress Stephanie Beatriz (Encanto, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), writer-producer-director-actor Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, In the Heights, Encanto), singer-songwriter and actor Ricky Martin, and singer, artist, and television actor Valentina.“I know firsthand what it means to have the support of a loving community as I navigated and embraced my gender identity.

I am honored to be part of an initiative that will provide that much-needed support system to so many other members of the Latinx LGBTQ+ [community] who are facing their own challenges or are on their own journeys of self-discovery,” Rodriguez said in a press release.“With the hate and division so many in power are looking to create in the U.S.

and Puerto Rico, there’s never been a more important time for communities and organizations to come together to empower one another,” Martin added. “With the ACT initiative, we’re uniting to remind Latinx LGBTQ+ organizations that they have the support they need to serve and empower their communities.”He also posted on Instagram about the initiative. “Six years ago, Florida’s LGBTQ+ community was devastated when 49 lives were taken at Pulse nightclub in Orlando,” said Rep.