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Coming Up from the Down Low: The Journey to Acceptance, Healing, and Honest Love

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Shining a Light on the Down Low.

J. L. King lived on the down low for years before he wrote On the Down Low, the controversial bestseller that revealed the secret subculture of men leading straight lives while secretly sleeping with other men. In Coming Up from the Down Low, King takes readers to the next level, answering the most common questions asked by the people hes met while traveling the country and reporting on this lifestyle. He provides more in-depth information about the men who live this way, dispels the most common myths, and addresses the most frequently asked question of all: What are the signs? But more than that, King tells of his own transformation over the last year, as hes moved into a more honest evaluation of his own life and the lives of other men like him.

Filled with fascinating stories from men who have lived on the down low and the women who have struggled through it with them, Coming Up from the Down Low is a vital call for greater love, tolerance, and forgiveness in our individual lives and within our communities.

About the Author

J.L. King is the bestselling author of On the Down Low: A Journey into the Lives of “Straight” Black Men Who Sleep with Men. His expertise has been cited in national publications such as the New York Times, Jet, Newsweek, and Essence, and his television appearances have ranged from CNN to The Oprah Winfrey Show. The father of three, he divides his time between Chicago and Atlanta.

Courtney Carreras, a freelance writer, is the former editor in chief of YRB magazine and author of The White Man’s Guide to Hip Hop Survival. She lives in Harlem, New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307209795
Author:
King, J. L.
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Author:
King, James L.
Subject:
Sexuality
Subject:
Gay Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Adultery
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.98x5.28x.43 in. .41 lbs.

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