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Spam the Homophobic Frank Ocean Haters With Love

Visitors to Hatetweetstofrankocean.com scroll through a gallery of hateful tweets and when compelled fight hate with love.

How Will Frank Ocean Change Our Conversation About Coming Out? [Reader Forum]

Last week, R&B star Frank Ocean went public about his sexuality, marking a watershed moment in popular culture. The Colorlines community brings its support and discusses the risk of political exploitation.

Frank Ocean's Mom Calls Son 'Incredible Human Being' After Coming Out

Frank Ocean’s Def Jam debut, “Channel Orange,” won’t be released for another two weeks but the album is already making headlines everywhere.

Coming Out to My Dad, on NPR

It’s all about living “the honest life,” as my father puts it.

John Amaechi: Outing Pro Athletes Won't Win Political Power

For former pro baller John Amaechi, the road to equality is far more difficult.

It's Time for Everybody to Get Out of Queen Latifah's Bedroom

We’re always asking and she’s all but telling, but queer black folks don’t need a reluctant heroine.