How Big Is Big Enough?
Cypher Ave co-founder Nick Delmacy sent me a link to a podcast he wanted me to listen to. This was a podcast featuring three gay men discussing a multitude of pop culture topics. The reason he forwarded me the podcast cast was because Cypher Avenue…
The Fetishes of Scally Lads or Trackies
As fetishes are concerned, I had no idea that track suites, sneakers and musty socks are a thing. Absolutely it can be sexy seeing men in athletic gear but to the point of fetishism? Why not? Anything is possible I guess but it was still…
Black and Brown People are the Face of HIV in America
Another month and another article to tell us what we already know; HIV is plaguing the Black community. The Washington Post’s article How black Americans became the face of the HIV epidemic provides details with eye catching informative diagrams and charts. Cypher Avenue has asked…
New Dating App To Aid Church In Preventing Sexual Abuse
The church is hoping a new dating app will allow clergymen and officials to engage in sexual activity with teens (in some areas pre-teens) legally. They anticipate this will greatly reduce the controversy surrounding sexual abuse allegations that has plagued the church in previous years….
Looking For Friends. Must Be Attractive.
Do we view what we deem unattractive/ugly as being a negative trait and therefor making one unworthy of friendship? Do gay and straight men who require attractiveness in other men secretly want them as sex partners or is there something more?
No Fems, Fats, Asians, Blacks, Queers, Short People, Mexicans, Tops, Bottoms or White Dudes And Must Be HIV Neg
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 a party and didn’t get one number or one guy to hit on me”. That article…
The Most Important Gay Adult Film Ever Made?
Even though I know there are many other dynamics at play, I do think that condomless adult film and the glorification of “breeding” is a contributing factor to the ridiculously high HIV infection rates amongst young black gay males.
Cypher Avenue Podcast #11 – The Relationship Show: Part Dos
In this podcast Ocky Williams and his partner Prince D answer questions submitted by Cypher Avenue followers. These include the subjects of cheating, infidelity, sex, dating and other miscellaneous topics as it pertains to relationships.
WARNING: Your Hookup Selfie May Reveal Where You Live
Many gay men think they’re keeping their privacy intact by only revealing their first name and a heavily cropped photo on hookup websites and apps. The truth of the matter is modern camera phones also store the GPS location information of where the photos were taken deep inside the digital information called “Metadata.”
Does HIV Really Matter Anymore?
Cypher Avenue has written many posts about HIV / AIDS awareness in communities of color, so we know the statistics. Some stats may have been eye openers; however I have been seeing negative stats for years. So when it comes to new surveys or new information concerning homosexual men and HIV transmission, my attitude is somewhat “okay, what else is new?”
CA Podcast #8 – Sex & Dating Roundtable Discussion
In this podcast, Ocky Williams and Nick Delmacy join five members of Cypher Avenue to discuss dating, sex, relationships and the Cypher Ave article “The 15 Reasons You Are NOT Relationship Material.”
Top 15 Reasons You ARE NOT Relationship Material
Do single gay men want long term relationships or are they just in love with the idea having one? Are men just captivated with the concept of the fantasy man that will come and fulfill their dreams? When gay men say out loud “long term relationship” do they really mean “non-committed companionship”? Well let’s just say it’s the former and not the latter, the problem is many men don’t realize they’re not ready and are not relationship material. Could this be you?
The Shallow Gay Black Dating Pool: Census Data Reveals Sad Details
Key takeaways from this report is that American Gay Black Men are statistically fewer in number, less educated, more unemployed and primarily only reside in select cities/states. Damn son.
I Get So Weak…
My own experience dating men has been limited. I will admit having tried to meet guys on websites and even using two popular social apps that sound like an action words. There was no success though I made an earnest attempt. However, when I think about my past relationships there are four men that make me weak.
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