Frank Ocean Makes OUT’s ’50 Most Powerful LGBT People In US Culture’ List

Published: Thursday 16th Apr 2015 by David


Frank Ocean has been named as one of the most influential gay men in the USA by the LGBT publication OUT.

The singer made their Power 50 2015 list after he revealed that he been romantically involved with a male friend during the campaign to promote his debut album ‘Channel Orange‘ in 2012.

Where the ‘Swim Good’ vocalist is placed on the chart?

Find out after the jump…

OUT shares:

How do you measure power in the 21st century? Each year we rank the most influential LGBT people in American culture. It’s not an easy task, and we take into account a variety of criteria: everything from someone’s political clout or visibility in the media to how they impact our economy and our view of the world. It’s an impressive group of movers and shakers — and the changing look of the list indicates an expanding and inspiring sense of what it means to have power in 2015.

1. Tim Cook

2. Ellen DeGeneres

3. Rachel Maddow

4. Tammy Baldwin

5. Anderson Cooper

6. Anthony Romero

7. Chad Griffin

8. Mary Kay Henry

9. Laverne Cox

10. Andy Cohen

11. Ryan Murphy

12. Jane Lynch

13. Peter Thiel

14. Glenn Greenwald

15. Neil Patrick Harris

16. Sia Furler

17. Zachary Quinto

18. RuPaul Charles

19. Annise Parker

20. Shepard Smith

21. Robin Roberts

22. Don Lemon

23. Greg Berlanti

24. Scott Rudin

25. David Geffen

26. Megan Smith

27. Barry Diller

28. Lee Daniels

29. David Cicilline

30. Michael Kors

31. Michael Sam

32. Alexander Wang

33. Larry Kramer

34. Darren Walker

35. Megan Ellison

36. Ellen Page

37. Brittney Griner

38. Jess Cagle

39. Jared Polis

40. Jenna Lyons

41. Ken Mehlman

42. Nick Denton

43. Evan Wolfson

44. Martine Rothblatt

45. Frank Ocean

46. Dan Savage

47. Tom Ford

48. Harvey Levin

49. Dustin Lance Black

50. Mark Takano

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  1. No favs, just here for the music April 16, 2015

    I’m very proud and happy for Frank Ocean.
    Be who you are, love who you are

  2. Centurion April 16, 2015

    I don’t believe his gay. Tim Cook is gay? LOL. No wonder Apple was refusing to pay the man before the iPhone 6 was out. Those white fugly executives are homophobic.

    • Centurion April 16, 2015


  3. Rihyeezy April 16, 2015

    BAE Ocean

  4. GEEZUS April 16, 2015


  5. Al April 16, 2015

    Frank ocean get a fukin grip not a rapper and he’s bi maybe a decent song writer prob sucks dik as good as Rita Whora

  6. you wanna be on tv I bet April 16, 2015

    He’s gay and good for him

  7. FutureCIARA April 17, 2015

    Who gives af

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