Today, I Sincerely Helped a Trump Supporter
A part of my job is not to only help my clients but to also show empathy (having the ability to understand and share the feelings of another) and have compassion for their situation. Simply stated; “putting myself in their shoes”. Admittedly, I was slightly…
CA Podcast #61 – The “Upper Room For Rent” Episode
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue co-founders Ocky Williams and Nick Delmacy discuss the Kim Burrell controversy and the passing of Bishop Eddie Long.
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….
ABC’s ‘What Would You Do’ Comes to Atlanta, GA to Discuss HIV & Pray The Gay Away
ABC’s What Would You Do is famous for showing the abundance of double standards and hypocrisies that exists in our society. Scenarios focusing on from race, gender, sex, religion, politics; WWYD has covered it. Recently WWYD set up shop in the ATL, the current Black Gay…
A Text Book Example of Toxic Hyper Masculinity
In the world of mainstream media, blogs, vlogs, websites and social media; phrases or terms like toxic masculinity, hyper-masculinity, #MasculinitySoFragile, misogyny, sexism and homophobia are in my opinion often misused for the silliest of situations. Not in this case pertaining to the disturbing video below. It…
Is Your Religion Keeping You From Finding a Good Man?
Even though I’m not in the dating game, I still partake in reading and loosely discussing dating, relationships and sex related subject matter on social media and blogs. Something that I’ve noticed (outside of the “No Fats, No Fems” conversations) that is NEVER talked about…
CA Podcast #37 – Inside The Mind of Nick Delmacy #3 (The New Ten Commandments)
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue founder Nick Delmacy once again gives us a solo pod full of personal stories, self reflection and introspective thought on being a black gay man. This time he tackles the Bible, Religion and the Ten Commandments.
My Husband’s Not Gay
TLC will premiere the special My Husband’s Not Gay January 2015. In the documentary we see married men and one single man as they maneuver and repress their homosexual desires. The men do not hide the fact that they are attracted to the same sex…
But White People Do It Too
We do know that homophobia and intolerance exist in the black community right?…right. However I feel that whenever there is media coverage or a high trafficked article pertaining to this topic, the knee jerk response from many black people is “but white people do it…
America’s First Openly Gay Imam Talks About His First Love
An imam is a leadership position within the Islamic faith. It is most commonly found in the context of a leader of worship in a mosque. Imam may also be used in the form of a title for renowned Muslim scholars. Meet America’s first openly…
HAPPY EASTER – Enjoy Your Pagan Holiday
Another Easter has come and gone but I must say I enjoyed my sarcastic interaction with a few co-workers last week concerning the holiday. As some of them were leaving for the day, they said, “Enjoy your weekend and Happy Easter”. My reply was “Thank…
CA Podcast #12 – Beyonce, Homophobic Fraternities, Religion, Facebook Beefs & Black Gay Characters
Brehs, we present to you a new episode of the CYPHER AVENUE PODCAST where you’ll hear us give updates, engage in heated topic debates, interviewing interesting homosexual men of color and us verbally adding on to the articles posted on the website. The episodes will…
WATCH: Episode #2 of New Bisexual Web Series “Ken”
The series being introduced is called, “Ken” which is described as one that examines Faith and Sexuality. The attractive cast features both men and women and has crispy sound and visuals .
WATCH: Episode #1 of New Bisexual Web Series “Ken”
KEN is a three-part dramedy about a young professional black man coming to terms with his sexuality and Christianity. The series brings front-and center the issues of sex, salvation and secrets for a millennial African-American man living in Brooklyn, who has feelings for two very different people.
The Lesser Discussed Abominations of the Bible: Part 2
First let me say as a non-believer in religion, that I don’t believe in attacking other’s religion or faith. My criticisms and attacks are towards religious hypocrisy.In religious circles it is spoken that all sins are equal but we all know in reality this is…
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