19 Men Go Shirtless And Share Their Body Image Struggles
In an effort to demonstrate that men of all ages and sizes struggle with body image, HuffPost photographed 19 men, from those in their 20s to their 60s, without their shirts and spoke candidly with them about their body hang-ups.
I’m Actually Ashamed That I Bought Lord Jamar’s First Solo Album The Day It Came Out
Yes. I actually bought Lord Jamar’s first solo album when it was released on June 27th, 2006. And now, over ten years later, I deeply regret it. I was (and still am) a child of the 90s. But not the “Whitney Houston, Monica, Brandy, Aaliyah,…
Taylor Bennett, Chance The Rapper’s Brother, Comes Out As Bisexual
In yet another sign of the changing times of LGBT openness and acceptance for Millennials, rapper Taylor Bennett (younger brother to Chance the Rapper) came out as Bisexual via Twitter on his 21st birthday.
CA Podcast #59 – The “Good Riddance, 2016” Episode
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue co-founder Nick Delmacy says goodbye to 2016 and makes a few announcements about the 2017 future of the podcast. Then, we listen to some of the best moments from the Cypher Avenue Podcast in 2016.
Inside the Mind of Octavius Williams: Part 2
Thanks everyone for checking out part one of Inside the Mind of Octavius Williams podcast. I chuckled when I remembered I called part one a “vlog” (really). I know kats was like “how you gonna have a vlog with no video?” I know part two…
Inside the Mind of Octavius Williams: Part 1
This is something a little bit different for me and for the Cypher Avenue audience. It’s my first steps into my new vlogging venture where I hope to present more nuanced, “middle of the road” thoughts and conversations that I feel is drastically missing –…
CA Podcast #58 – The “Moonlight” Episode
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue co-founders Octavius Williams and Nick Delmacy give a SPOILER-FREE review of the new critically acclaimed LGBT film, “Moonlight.”
Moonlight: A Spoiler Free Review
In addition to this spoiler free review of Moonlight, I will also post a separate essay detailing my reflections about the film along with my assessments of a couple of mainstream reviews, some of the language used in those reviews and discuss some social media musings. I…
CA Podcast #57 – The “Instagram Thirst Trap” Episode
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue co-founders Octavius Williams and Nick Delmacy discuss if Overly Tattooed Men Are Sexy or Just Gross, Misleading Thirst Trapping Instagram Personal Trainers, Sexual Hangups & Anxieties and activist Ocky’s recent issues with Black Lives Matter as a Gay Black Man.
CA Podcast #56 – The “WTF is Going On With Frank Ocean” Episode
In this podcast, host Nick Delmacy is joined by critically acclaimed gay rapper LASTO to discuss the status of his music career, the LGBT music scene (including newcomer Young M.A.) and an in-depth discussion on The Man, The Music and They Hype surrounding Frank Ocean’s latest albums ENDLESS and BLONDE.
I’m Not a F**king Queer
As I’ve notice in the last couple of years more and more African-American bloggers have latched onto and adopted the term ‘queer’. Personally I cannot overstate enough the disdain and disgust I have for this word. I understand the not-so-distant history behind the usage of…
Today is Cypher Avenue’s 5th Birthday: Share Gifs, Ave Memories, What You Love About The Site
Bruh, five years strong! Nick Delmacy & Ocky Williams. Two black brothers unabashedly showing the entire online world a different way to be gay.
CA Podcast #55 – The “Happy 5th Birthday” Episode
In this Extra Long anniversary podcast, hosts Octavius Williams and Nick Delmacy celebrate their 5th year of running the website, Cypher Avenue, planning a possible birthday party, and they open the mailbag to answer advice questions from Squad Members that they’ve received over the years.
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