Ricky Martin and Univision join forces to launch online parenting channel

Univision has partnered with Ricky Martin to launch an online bilingual parenting channel, “Papás y Mamás.”( Moms and Dads) After becoming a parent, Ricky Martin and The Ricky Martin Foundation, created Piccolo Universe which describes itself as a collaborative website intended to be a place for parents and caregivers to discover, share, learn, and connect about raising happy children. “Papás y Mamás” was created in partnership with Martin's Piccolo Universe. The channel is targeted at Latino parents and it features columns by parenting bloggers, news and trends, videos and unique articles written by Martin and other celebrities. Martin has been an active supporter of LGBT people and issues, and this venture will hopefully reach the Latino parenting community and help advance LGBT family acceptance. The Williams Institute estimates that 29% of Latino same-sex couple in the United States are raising children.