Jason Collins Receives Standing Ovation, Will Sign Extended Contract
Say what you will about Jason Collins’ coming Out last year and the reasons behind it, he’s still the only openly gay professional basketball player currently playing in the league who’s Out to the general public. He recently signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn…
Jason Collins Signs with Nets; Michael Sam Displays Class at NFL Scouting Combine
Former free agent Jason Collins has finally signed with a new team for the first time since announcing to the world that he was gay. This move comes right on the heels of college football player Michael Sam revealing that he is also gay, right before the upcoming NFL draft.
THANK YOU JASON COLLINS.
“I go against the gay stereotype.” Jason Collins I am happy history has now been made. Jason Collins, an active (non-retired) professional athlete, has come out of the closet. Correction. A black non-stereotypical gay athlete has come out of the closet. He did…
CA Podcast #31 – Theyyyy’re Baaaack
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue founders Ocky Williams and Nick Delmacy return after a two-month break to discuss all the topics they missed including: the Baltimore Riots, Kendrick Lamar, Nas’ New Album, Earthtone Mixtape Review, Superhero Fatigue, Gym Thirst, Why Are Sexy Men Still Single, Commercial Break, HIV Scheming, The success of EMPIRE and FREEFALL, SCOTUS Gay Marriage and The Disappearance of Jason Collins, Frank Ocean, Derrick Gordon and Michael Sam.
CA Podcast #15 – Michael Sam, Derrick Gordon, Interracial Couples, Judgmental Black Gays
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue founders Ocky Williams & Nick Delmacy discuss Michael Sam being drafted into the NFL, Derrick Gordon, Jason Collins, Jay-Z, Beyonce & Solange Elevator Fight, Interracial Gay Couples, Black Gay Couples, the judgmental black gay community
Openly Gay Baseball Player Glenn Burke Gets a Film; Produced By Jamie Lee Curtis
Thanks to the buzz about Openly gay professional athletes created by Jason Collins and Michael Sam, “Halloween” actress Jamie Lee Curtis has started developing a feature film based on the life of Out MLB baseball player Glenn Burke.
OPEN DISCUSSION: The VMA’s
So now that MTV’s 2013 VMAs and everyone’s live tweeting of the Awards Show is over, we wanna hear your overall thoughts. Should Miley Cirus have twerked with Robin Thicke? Should Jason Collins STILL be milking this whole gay NBA player thing? Should white rapper Macklemore have won the BEST HIP HOP VIDEO for “Can’t Hold Us” (the song most played in fitness gyms nationwide) and BEST VIDEO WITH A MESSAGE prize for that kinda pretty dope anti-homophobia music video?
If Coming Out Is Easier For Millennials, Why Are So Many Still Closeted?
Over the nearly 5 years that we’ve blogging in the LGBT space, we’ve seen a growing trend that younger men seem to have a much easier time Coming Out than the older men had.
Does This SNL Sketch Prove That “The Gay Voice” is Really Just An Act?
It perplexes us to no limits that gay men all over the world of many different ages, races and cultures can somehow have the same gay twang and accent.
DEAR BLACK PEOPLE: Being Gay (or a Prancing Elite) is NOT Contagious!
Here on Cypher Avenue we often get into long discussions on being masculine and homosexual in a gay niche culture that celebrates femininity. Over the years we’ve been very good about removing hate speech directed towards effeminate men and scolding the offenders. That doesn’t mean…
The Michael Sam Documentary on OWN
OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) will air the exclusive Michael Sam documentary on Saturday, December 27, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The 90-minute documentary follows the life of Michael Sam, who made history when he became the first openly gay football player drafted into the NFL. After the documentary,…
Internet Perusing by a Jaded Gay Negro
My internet travels this past week sucked. My typical go to sites feature news, politics, sports, science along with various other interests. Sometimes the mainstreams usual conservative-liberal-racism-shootings-police brutality-war, what some evangelical said, stories can get tiresome. To ease and distract my mind, I try to…