Saturday, July 07, 2012
BiNet USA Applauds Frank Ocean's Coming Out
"But fans and celebrities alike responded on Twitter and Facebook. Not surprisingly, reactions to Ocean’s statement have been mixed. According to Twitter Counter, a site that tracks statistics for users of the social media network, the singer gained more than 15,000 followers in the day following his Tumblr post.
Rapper Tyler The Creator, who along with Ocean is part of the hip-hop collective Odd Future, voiced his support for Ocean in a (caution: strongly-worded) tweet..." Read more.
We hope that his coming out and the support that he is getting will start a trend in the hip-hop community for more LGBT-acceptance.