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Frank Ocean Coming Out

The Unfortunate Celebration of Jason Collins' Coming Out

Ernest Owens | Posted 07.01.2013 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

For one, the "coming out" dog and pony show that the media puts on now is getting tired. It should not be breaking news in 2013 for anyone to announce their sexuality. I understand how "momentous" and "unprecedented" all of this is, but I do find it exploitative and repetitive as well.

Snoop Lion: Homosexuality May Never Be 'Acceptable' In Rap Music

Posted 04.06.2013 | Gay Voices

The artist formerly known as Snoop Dogg tells NME he doesn't think homosexuality will ever be fully acceptable in rap music. The newly-christened ...

'Frank Ocean Say He Gay'

Kevin Powell | Posted 09.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Kevin Powell

That is what I heard a group of teenagers say the other day, here on the streets of Brooklyn, when it came out that Frank Ocean had revealed a past love affair with a man. There was no judgment in that remark, no gay bashing, not even the slightest hint of hatred or disgust hovering about them.

Coming Out In Hip-Hop: Frank Ocean's Radical Step

Robert V. Taylor | Posted 09.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Robert V. Taylor

Ocean's gutsiness in revealing his heart and the surprise of discovering that his first love was a man is more than just transparent. For any of us who remember a first love, it offers a common meeting ground beyond the rhetoric of LGBT rights.

An Open Letter To Frank Ocean

HelloBeautiful.com | Terrance Dean | Posted 07.06.2012 | Gay Voices

This piece originally ran on HelloBeautiful.com: Over the course of the past few days I read on the blogs, and saw a few tweets chattering about a...