CA Podcast #62 – The “We Survived Valentime’s Day” Episode
In this podcast, Ocky Williams and Nick Delmacy discuss if the act of cooking makes a man feminine/womanly, Valen-”times” Day and the qualities that make a “good boyfriend”, Gay men’s obsession with “Raw Sex & Beyonce” and why gays continue to support homophobic artists like Migos.
Lil Portland Gets a Hair Cut. Chaos Ensues
After watching this video, I had and still have so many questions but first, check out the video for yourself below. Is this an example of how our community fails boys? Is Portland autistic, have learning disabilities or mental illness? Is male guidance the answer…
In the Moonlight, Ocky Williams is still Light Skin
After a brief drought, I’m back with some follow up reflections on the film Moonlight. In the podcast I touch on: My connection with the film as it relates to my coming of age as a non-heterosexual Black kid. How self-identified Black Queer men label…
A Message To Gay Christians Who Oppose Christian “Hate Speech”
In this podcast Ocky Williams give his commentary on Gay Christians and their hurt feelings whenever the topic of the “sinfulness of homosexuality” is brought up in pulpits, they cry ‘Hate Speech’. They may not have chosen their sexuality but they choose to be Christians….
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.
Two Examples of how the Justice System is Rigged Against Men
Michael Sabbie was a 35-year-old stay-at-home father of four. Every school day he packed his kids’ lunches, drove them to and from school, and carted them around to their after-school activities. He wrote a Facebook post thanking God for his kids just hours before his…
Why Do Male Queer Feminists Reject Male Specific Issues?
In this podcast Ocky Williams discusses the mind set of Male Queer Feminists and their seemingly aversion to discussing and championing male issues; such as: • Male Homelessness • Male Rape • Domestic Violence inflected upon males • Male Suicides • A multi-tiered justice system that…
Is Gay Culture Normalizing HIV?
I want to stress (as I state in this podcast) in no way am I attempting to be controversial or disrespectful for the sake of, while discussing this topic. I just wanted to add some thoughts that I personally don’t see or hear when it…
All Fem Identifying Gay Men Are Not The Same
As promised, I’ll be dropping more quick and dirty podcasts (10-15 mins in length) via the Cypher Avenue site and also on the Octavius Williams YouTube channel. In this 10 minute installment, I talk about self-identifying fem or “In Between” gay men who don’t identify…
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.”
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