Ripples of Change: Frank Ocean and reactions online

The waves made throughout social media when Frank Ocean came out on Independence Day were reflective of the conversations happening across North America and of folks slowly finding the voice to have these conversations. Higher Unlearning’s Jeff Perera looks back at some of the reactions via this Storify piece 


Reaction to Frank Ocean’s post on July 4th spread across the world…




Higher Unlearning

Higher Unlearning is an online space for us to discuss how ideas of manhood & masculinity affect us in everyday situations and scenarios. Created by Jeff Perera of the White Ribbon Campaign. Higher Unlearning allows for folks from all walks of life to contribute interactive articles, stories, testimonials, essays, photo essays and videos on how ideas of gender limit and impact us all in a variety of ways. Watch Jeff’s TEDx talk ‘Words Speak Louder Than Actions’.



  1. It’s really very complex in this busy life to listen news on TV, so I simply use web for that purpose, and get the most up-to-date information.


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