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

3.45 of 5 stars 3.45  ·  rating details  ·  31 ratings  ·  4 reviews
The dramatic follow-up to the controversial bestseller that has all of America talking…

In his first book, On the Down Low, J. L. King introduced readers to the deceptive underground world of the “down low” (DL), the subculture of men leading straight lives while secretly sleeping with other men. In that first book, King’s own life was exhibit A—he lived for years as a DL m...more
ebook, 192 pages
Published December 18th 2007 by Three Rivers Press (first published 2005)
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Adrienna
This back is a recap of what happened after "On the Down Low", his first book about his sexual relations with men. He speaks openly about this experience, publicity, his feelings after Oprah's show, and even being on the cover of Jet magazine--then Tom Joyner Morning Show clowned him after seeing the photo. He again clarifies Black America views on "gays", labeling in the church, and now he also admits to being bi-sexual not "straight man sleeping with men" in which did not sound right to most o...more
Deni Aria
This book for me is a key word for what is sickly happening to this world, The honesty is always the prime and precious word that is long way we want to have and act on it. This honesty on this so telling book shown how being able to honest with our ownselves or our own identities could and would minimize the sickness in life on this judgemental world.
Kiswana
The writing style of this book was unappealing. He writes like he talks way too much. It read like a diary. I thought it would've dug deeper in the subject than it did.
Tatiana Alexander
Sep 30, 2007 Tatiana Alexander rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everyone
This one teaches you that people need to forgive for themselves not for the poeple that wronged them.
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