I Have Nothing In Common With The Black Men In My Family *Insert Sad Face Emoji*
I have a lot of men in my family. One brother, a few uncles, some nephews and a whole bunch of cousins. I love them all, but I really don’t have a lot in common with any of them.
I Want Sex. My Husband Doesn’t. We’ve Hit a Dry Spell
Hey Cypher Ave Fam, So I recently been experiencing a dilemma in my relationship/marriage. We hit a dry spell and I can’t figure out what the problem is, although we are both markedly busier. We’ve always been busy and had full schedules but that…
Should I Get Back Together With My Ex?
Dear Cypher Avenue, I’m a 26 year top and was recently contacted by my 26 year old ex. He wants to get back to team “us”; meaning start over and build into a new relationship. When we were together in the past, we were only…
The E. Lynn Harris Complex
I am no stranger to a good book, especially when It comes to fiction/fantasy genres. The late E. Lynn Harris is notably one of the best writers of our time for this particular genre who catered to our community’s need for excitement, passion, mystery, and…
How Do I Deal With A Messy Fem Co-Worker?
This week we tackle a common problem that many gay men have had to deal with in the work place….The Messy Fem Co-Worker. Dear Ocky, I’ve been a periodic reader of your site since the Discreet City days. I don’t engage in the ‘scene’ and…
Where Are The Masculine Gay Leaders of Color?
Cypher Avenue did ask for some unique and different questions for our Advice Column and the below question from a social media reader did have me perplexed and somewhat at a sad loss. This is a very interesting question and I think input from…
We Just Starting Dating and Already He Wants A Gift
It’s been awhile since Cypher Avenue had an ongoing advice “column”. Even though I was spearheading this idea, the questions that we kept receiving were becoming very similar and one dimensional. Mostly relationship and sex questions that were answered in numerous posts already published on…
An Openly Gay Life Coach Gives Advice To Cypher Avenue And Its Readers
Life coach, Gerry Fisher details his experience as a openly gay Caucasian man being introduced to Cypher Avenue for the first time, giving both positive and negative opinions on the articles, the writing and what/who the site seeks to represent.
Cute Face, Ugly Waist: My Journey To Loving The Skin I’m In
It wasn’t until I reached junior high school that I started to gain weight. Prior to this time I had always been a very skinny boy, even taking on the nickname “String Bean”.
FLAKY GAY MEN or: How To Lose Friends And Distance People
As gay men, we’re all either a Gay Flake or we know one. They aren’t always the popular “Instagram Gays” with hundreds of selfie likes, they can also be the reclusive “Hermit Gays” who complain about a lack of real platonic bonds as they self sabotage every potential friendship that comes their way.
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