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.

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...

There’s a perception in the black community that eating healthy means eating like white people, but it doesn’t have to be that way. ‘White People Food’ Is Creating An Unattainable Picture Of Health | HuffPost Tanisha Gordon doesn’t see what white people love so much about cottage cheese. Or salads, especially when they’re topped with fussy ingredients like...

Future Emmys co-host and “Saturday Night Live” star Michael Che defended Louis C.K.’s return to the stage after he admitted to masturbating in front of several female comedians without their consent. After years of speculation that led to a bombshell New York Times report in November 2017 involving five separate cases of sexual misconduct, the comedian confirmed...

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