OckyDub
OckyDub

Octavius is a founder and editor of Cypher Avenue. He's here to help speak for us and show the world that masculine gay / bisexual men of color are not a part of the stereotypical gay normal that is seen and fed to the masses. No...we are a distinct breed, filled with character and pride. Cypher Avenue is here to show the world how we are different.

Fast-food chain White Castle partnered with iconic hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan to promote the Impossible Slider ahead of the chain’s expansion of the vegan-friendly burger to locations nationwide. White Castle shared a promotional video on Instagram, wherein Wu-Tang member and longtime vegan RZA directed followers to a hotline set up to promote the Impossible Slider....

I have empathy for Asian men who feel like they're viewed as less than by not being considered sexy or masculine compared to other ethnicities. To me international super stars of the south Korean boy band BTS don't help the cause. They look like females doing male drag. ...

Following in the industry trend of releasing a slew of limited series comics designed to capitalize on the box office success of live-action movies, Marvel’s just announced an all-new miniseries about the early life of Black Panther’s central villain. This December, writer Bryan Edward Hill and artist Juan Ferreyra will dig into the psyche of one Erik Killmonger,...

This is the video / interview that made Katt Williams go viral this week. While he is technically wrong about Tiffany Haddish's stand up special / tours, at the end of the day he is only speaking his opinion about other Black comedians. AND the roasting of Wanda Smith at the end was fantastic! ...

Even though J’onn J’onzz is one of the most important and iconic members of the Justice League, the character has always been shrouded in a stifling amount of mystery. That’s in large part because there aren’t that many seminal stories about him. That’s changing this December with a new Martian Manhunter series from writer Steve Orlando and artist Riley Rossmo. The...

Tadd Fujikawa, the youngest American to make the cut in a US PGA Tour event, became the first openly gay male professional golfer, making the revelation in an Instagram post. The 27-year-old from Honolulu said he had been pondering about going public for some time before telling the world he is gay. “I thought that I didn’t need to come out because it doesn’t matter...

The HRC Foundation released the results of a survey of employees across the nation, revealing the persistent daily challenges that have led nearly half of LGBTQ people to remain closeted at their workplaces — a rate largely unchanged over the past decade. A Workplace Divided: Understanding the Climate for LGBTQ Workers Nationwide, HRC’s third national workplace...

Mychal Kendricks, the former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker currently playing for the Cleveland Browns, was involved in insider trading, using tips given to him by Damilare Sonoiki, a television writer for Black-ish, according to federal prosecutors who charged both men. They could be looking at a substantial amount of prison time if convicted. According to ESPN, over...

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