Benoit Denizet-Lewis: The Down Low No Longer Exists


The Times writer who first chronicled the phenomenon of “the down low,” that is, black men who live public lives as straight men but who engage actively in gay sex in secret, has an update for us: “White men are now on the Down Low, which means that the Down Low has, for all intents and purposes, ceased to exist — or at least to mean anything at all.” [Good Men Project]