Haters Everywhere: Black Gay Men and Artists Can’t Accept Criticism Of Any Kind
Many gay men don’t like when you hold the mirror up to them and tell them something they’re doing may be wrong…especially when it comes to art created by black gay men.
Internet Perusing by a Jaded Gay Negro
My internet travels this past week sucked. My typical go to sites feature news, politics, sports, science along with various other interests. Sometimes the mainstreams usual conservative-liberal-racism-shootings-police brutality-war, what some evangelical said, stories can get tiresome. To ease and distract my mind, I try to…
EarthTone – The G.O.A.T. Gay Rapper
“Homo’s the sexuality, masculine is the presence, there I said it…” To Whom It May Concern – EarthTone What Makes A Good Rap Artist? Of course depending on whom you ask will determine what answer you get in return. Popularity, flow, hooks, content, flashiness, bling,…
22 Year Old UMass Baller Derrick Gordon Reveals Older Boyfriend at GLAAD Awards
Out of all the types of men I would have imagined Derrick would be dating, the man he posed on the Red Carpet with was the last type I would have come up with…but I’m actually not really surprised.
Why Do So Many Men Imitate Women For Comedy But Not The Other Way Around?
As I scrolled through the latest 6-second Vine videos uploaded by amateur comedians on the cell phone app, a strange thought occurred to me. There are a lot of men out there who pretend to be women for the sake of comedy…but women don’t do the same in reverse.
Where Is My Band Of Brothers?
“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 have been commemorating a lot of anniversaries. From The Wu-Tang Clan, to The Roots Things Fall Apart album…
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…
WTF?! The Top 30 Cypher Avenue Internet Memes for Gay Men
Over the years we’ve featured some hilarious original memes, many going below the radar. So here’s a collection of some of our favorites, new and old, created from classic “meme faces” on the web as well as from stills captured from (infamous) Black Gay Web Series.
Black Gay Athletes and Interracial Relationships
Ever since Michael Sam made his sexuality public knowledge, (notice I didn’t say “Came Out of the Closet”), Gay men and Black women were clamoring to know who is he dating or is he in a relationship. Then the “selfie” came out and gay Black men let out a disappointed; “Aww damn. Not another one”.
Sorry That You’re Tired Of Hearing About Masculinity – NOT!
Masculinity should not be eradicated or defused. It should be celebrated and cherished. It exists as a part of the male aura. Cypher Avenue will continue to beat the drums of homosexual male masculinity and will be unapologetic in doing so.
The 13 Best Male Black Gay/Bisexual Characters …EVER!
Instead of continuing to complain about what we don’t have in the media, we decided to appreciate the positives and celebrate the best black gay characters we’ve seen in film and television.
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.
Celebrating My Hyper Masculinity
I refuse to dim my masculine or hyper masculine light in order to make others shine or feel comfortable. If throwing a “middle finger up”, is a display of hyper masculinity when getting ready to take a photo, well then, I’m going to say cheese.
CA Podcast #10 – LastO & Kaoz: Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar, Real Hip Hop, Gay Rappers
In this podcast, Nick Delmacy joins openly gay rappers LastO & Kaoz to discuss Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar, The Grammys, Gay Rappers, Real Hip Hop, the appropriation of black culture by white people & More.
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