November 21, 2012
The singer, who "came out" in a letter describing his relationship with a man, does not want to be called bisexual -- or anything else, for that matter.
by Cheryl Lynn onJuly 23, 2012
Cheryl Lynn, blogger for Digital Femme, wonders if hip-hop can accept Frank Ocean's sexuality, how hard can it be to revise the music's historical misogyny?
July 18, 2012
This week on the Confab: Join Senior Political Correspondent Cynthia Gordy as she chats with Associate Editor Brett Johnson and Contributing Editor Helena Andrews about Mitt Romney's tax returns, Frank Ocean's revelation and why you should be careful on Facebook.
by Demetria L. Lucas onJuly 10, 2012
The Root's contributing editor Demetria L. Lucas writes in her Essence column that the singer's fans have been supportive and politically correct about his revelation that he had a relationship with a man -- but she wonders whether the love fest will last.
July 8, 2012
Although Anderson Cooper's coming out garnered more attention, Frank Ocean's announcement promises to usher in important change, Touré writes in a piece at Time.
July 5, 2012
"We are all made better by your decision to share publicly."
July 4, 2012
"Today is a big day for hip-hop ... how compassionate can we be?" Russell Simmons wrote at Global Grind in response to the news.
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