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The Trouble With Labels: On Frank Ocean’s Sexuality

The Trouble With Labels: On Frank Ocean’s Sexuality

Unless you’re just emerging from a bat cave, you probably already know that up-and-coming R&B singer Frank Ocean recently made history by announcing via Tumblr that his first love was a man. It is a rarity in the entertainment industry for men, especially black men, to be open about their involvement in same-sex relations. Naturally, … Continue reading

Me and BET: No Shame Day 2012

My name is Neesha and I have No Shame. I am not ashamed to write that for the majority of my life, I didn’t like myself. Although I was not diagnosed until age 23, I’m confident that I have been clinically depressed for most of my life. I grew up being told that I wasn’t … Continue reading