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.
WATCH: Gay Teen Athlete Comes Out To Homophobic Teammates
Imagine you were a teenage athlete coming Out to your best friends and teammates in the middle of a sneaker store. Now imagine that their reaction was far from positive, downright homophobic even. Imagine it was the gay teen athlete’s own coach being homophobic. This is what young actors reenacted in this segment.
Two Years Later…The Black Gay Bad Boys Still Changing the Game
This is no big deal to some of you but to us its kind of major because we had NO DESIRE to be gay advocates, representatives or media personalities when we first started blogging. Hell, we still don’t, do be honest. We just saw a void that needed to be filled and stepped up to the challenge. Who knew that some people would feel threatened by that action. But like they say, “you don’t enact change without ruffling a few feathers.”
Lee Thompson Young: Black Men Face Gay Rumors Even in Death
In the hours after the news of actor Lee Thompson Young’s suicide, Cypher Avenue received a slight bump in site visits based off on one Google search string: Was Lee Thompson Young Gay?
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: President Obama Speaks on Trayvon Martin
After a week of debate, anger, frustration and denial over the verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial, President Obama came out Friday give an informed and needed 18 minute speech on the topic.
The #1 Question at the NFL Combine, “You Like Girls Right?”
There have been many people curious about how NFL scouts would perceive one of its potential new employees, Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o. This was talked about on sports blogs, sports radio and ESPN. Many questioned would the NFL scouts question Te’o’s sexuality. Is he…
CYPHER AVENUE’S BEST OF 2012 AWARDS
As we begin our first full week of 2013, we also celebrate all that we thought was awesome throughout 2012. This was a pretty fucking great year, I must say. We witnessed a crazy Presidential election, the beginning and end of The LA Complex…
JET Magazine Features Its First Black Gay Male Couple
The December 10th 2012 edition of Jet magazine will feature it’s first black gay male couple within it’s JET LOVE section. JET LOVE high-lights couples who have recently gotten married. Ravi Perry (an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Mississippi State University) and Paris…
Judge William Thomas: First Gay Black Man Nominated To Federal Bench
Judge William L. Thomas, who has served on Miami-Dade Circuit Court since 2005, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to a federal judgeship in South Florida. Judge Thomas may become the first openly gay black male to preside at the federal level. If…
What if in UGANDA?
There are many countries in Africa where the majority of the populace share an anti–homosexual stance, but it seems like Uganda’s hatred for homosexuals is in a class by itself. Some feel like Uganda hit a new anti-homosexual low with the “Kill The Gays” bill…
Reggie Yates: UK Teen Gangs Documentary
I first discovered masculine 28-year-old British actor Reggie Yates when I saw him in his brief stint on the UK science fiction series, Doctor Who. Turns out that Reggie has been acting since he was 10-years-old and still works regularly to this day. Not only…
My Travels Through CYBERSPACE: Google Insight Tells All?
Message to both the none United States and United States viewers. Here in the United States there exist this thing called the “Bible Belt”. The Bible Belt consist of southern states whose population predominantly identifies themselves as Conservative Christian Republicans OR just Conservative Christians. A…
A Must See Panel Discussion: Black Manhood & Sexual Diversity!
I AM A MAN: Black Manhood & Sexual Diversity Panelists; Cleo Manago, Rev. Al Sharpton, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, Esther Armah, Dr. R L’Heureux Lewis, Bishop John SeldersRarely discussed in a progressive informative format and even more elusively discussed in and by the black community. …
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