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…


6 Rules To Being A Good Gay Roommate 

Whether you are a gay man living in a populated place or a small city there are a few rules to follow when sharing a living space with another gay man. Understanding these rules can make your living arrangement either a blissful experience or a nightmare from hell that could cost you financially.


Words of Wisdom from Lupe Fiasco 

We here at Cypher Avenue may seem totally confident and secure in our articles and podcasts but we have just as many insecurities and life drama as the next man. We fuck up and make mistakes on a daily basis. We self evaluate and then contradict our previously held positions constantly. We’re evolving, hopefully in a good way.

Dating & Sex, Featured

Why Some Straight Men Are Romantically or Sexually Attracted to Other Men 

The following scenario happens many times: A man comes into my office, referred by his own therapist and clutching coming-out literature that the therapist has given him. He explains that his therapist has tried, unsuccessfully, to help him come out as gay or bisexual, but even though he’s had sex with other men or gone to gay porn websites, he insists that he isn’t gay

Advice, Cypher Ave Originals, Featured, The Lists

STEP YOUR GAME UP:10 Essential Marketing Tips for Indie Artists, Event Organizers and Content Creators 

Cypher Avenue has become one of the most visited websites created by & for particular men of color in the country…with that growing popularity comes a platform to help independent artists (like ourselves) gain exposure. In the last year we’ve received many-many-many requests from artists, event organizers and content creators to feature them or their work on our website…through Twitter.