We Just Starting Dating and Already He Wants A Gift
It’s been awhile since Cypher Avenue had an ongoing advice “column”. Even though I was spearheading this idea, the questions that we kept receiving were becoming very similar and one dimensional. Mostly relationship and sex questions that were answered in numerous posts already published on…
An Openly Gay Life Coach Gives Advice To Cypher Avenue And Its Readers
Life coach, Gerry Fisher details his experience as a openly gay Caucasian man being introduced to Cypher Avenue for the first time, giving both positive and negative opinions on the articles, the writing and what/who the site seeks to represent.
Cute Face, Ugly Waist: My Journey To Loving The Skin I’m In
It wasn’t until I reached junior high school that I started to gain weight. Prior to this time I had always been a very skinny boy, even taking on the nickname “String Bean”.
FLAKY GAY MEN or: How To Lose Friends And Distance People
As gay men, we’re all either a Gay Flake or we know one. They aren’t always the popular “Instagram Gays” with hundreds of selfie likes, they can also be the reclusive “Hermit Gays” who complain about a lack of real platonic bonds as they self sabotage every potential friendship that comes their way.
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…
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.
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.
20 Things Men Should Start Doing in Their Lives
People are not islands, off to themselves. We need relationships (friends/family/lovers) with other people to influence us, to vent to, to confide in, to socialize with, to love, to be affectionate with, to share our hopes and dreams with. Here are twenty tips to help you find and foster these special and needed relationships.
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.
MOTIVATION: How Bad Do You Want To Be Successful?
Motivational Speaker Eric Thomas, aka The Hip Hop Preacher, is probably no stranger to those that frequent this website. His “Secrets to Success” speech has been circulated millions of times on the Internet.
ATTENTION SINGLE GAY MEN: CUFFIN’ SEASON HAS BEGUN!
The hot summer months are almost behind us so its time to put on more layers of clothing and cuddle up with someone special to help pass the time spent bundled up indoors. Its time to get Cuffed Up.
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
Cypher Ave’s Top 5 Reasons Gay Men Over 25 Yrs Old Need To Grow Up!
There comes a time when we need to grow up and follow the example demonstrated by the generation that came before us. Excuses are easy but at the end of the day they are all just manufactured external reasons to avoid looking within self for the culprit.
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.
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