*Los Angeles — To coincide with National Coming Out Day, the web series NoMoreDownLow.TV launches its premiere episode today featuring interviews with Wanda Sykes, Wilson Cruz, photographer Duane Cramer, among other members of the African American lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
Co-hosted by Jonathan Plummer and Janora McDuffie, NoMoreDownLow.TV is a groundbreaking, one-of a-kind lifestyle and entertainment series dedicated to dispelling myths and stereotypes about same gender-loving people in the African American community.
Watch the episode at http://www.NoMoreDownLow.tv.
Interestingly, on Thursday Oprah interviewed J. L. King, who wrote the best-selling book “On the Down Low: A Journey into the Lives of ‘Straight’ Black Men Who Sleep With Men.” He originally introduced the term, the “down low,” to mainstream America on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2004.
Executive producer of NoMoreDownLow.TV, Earnest Winborne said he named the series “No More Down Low” as a response to the negative implications King’s book had on the black gay community. “Our show will put a real face on same gender loving people who are traditionally overlooked by the mainstream media. We’ll feature people who are open and honest about who they are and those who are contributing to their communities in the fields of entertainment, sports, politics, health, music, and social activism.”
NoMoreDownLow.TV segments are told from an African American LGBT point of view. It will show that you can live a successful life – out of the closet – at work, at home and even in a church.
Fresh off his second appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Plummer is known for his romance and marriage to author, Terry McMillan. Their relationship was the inspiration for the movie, “How Stella Got Her Groove Back.” In 2005, Plummer made headlines with the revelation that he’s gay.
NoMoreDownLow.TV is a production of Winborne Entertainment Group headed by Earnest Winborne, a 32-year veteran television producer and director. He has worked as an associate producer with “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and as producer and field director for “The View.” For the last 15-years, Winborne has covered the red-carpets events for “Extra,” “Access Hollywood” and “E! News.”
Wyllisa R. Bennett
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