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Beyond The Down Low

Sex, Lies, And Denial In Black America

by Keith Boykin and E. Lynn Harris

Hardcover, 311 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $25 |

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Beyond The Down Low
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Sex, Lies, And Denial In Black America
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Keith Boykin and E. Lynn Harris

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One of the nation's leading commentators on race and homosexuality takes on the phenomenon of sex on the "down low" in the black community—the covert practice of gay sex by married black men who are in denial about their sexual proclivities.