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.

Question Of The Week – Who Would You Whether Date? For me, the negative reactions from some black gays concerning the revelation that Derrick Gordon...

The mainstream media has now become fixated on the horrors committed in Nigeria by the extremist group Boko Haram. The terrorist group kidnapped over...

Many of us have now heard the racist thoughts and words of Billionaire NBA Clippers owner Donald Sterling. If you haven’t heard them, you can listen...

The 2004 film Crash has ruined independent films for decades to come; why? The answer is because the characters’ stories in the Academy Award winning...

Stone Cold Steve Austin Supports Gay Marriage I use to be a huge wrestling fan when I was a kid. As I got older I had an epiphany that professional wrestling...

The question surrounding “why do we have pubic hair” will never go away and now that question has a companion;  should I or shouldn’t I shave my...

Another Easter has come and gone but I must say I enjoyed my sarcastic interaction with a few co-workers last week concerning the holiday. As some of...

  “we few, we happy few, we band of brothers” from William Shakespeare’s play Henry V In the last couple of weeks here at Cypher Avenue, we...

April 2014 marks the 20th Anniversary debut of Nas’ Illmatic which was released April 19th 1994. At that time, the 20 year old Queens Bridge rapper...

I read an article by a gay man on a mainstream website that stated in the very first paragraph, “I got all dressed up and feeling sexy and went to...

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