Tag Archives: down low

  • At Risk Christianity: Being up Front About the Down Low

    Oct 6, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Conversations about accountability in church leadership and the impact of down low culture in the church are long overdue. The Black Church’s pink elephant exploded on a massive scale when the alleged sexual misdeeds of prominent African American pastor Eddie Long and his refusal to address the allegations rose to the forefront of current events.  […]

  • Wanda Sykes on African American Gay & Lesbian Web Series Premiering Today

    Oct 11, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *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 […]

  • Jonathan Plummer Hosts Same Sex Web Series

    Sep 30, 10 by Brittney M. Walker 4 Comments


    *Well looky here. Terry McMillan’s ex, Jonathan Plummer, and Janora McDuffie will host NoMoreDownLow.TV. The lifestyle and entertainment web series, set to debut October 11, is about unveiling the truth about common myths and dismiss stereotypes of same gender-loving people in the Black community. “Jonathan Plummer and Janora McDuffie are the perfect team to host […]

  • Author/Pastor Michael A. Stevens Speaks on the Eddie Long/Church Situation

    Sep 27, 10 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *In the wake of the sensational breaking news concerning allegations of sexual misconduct by Bishop Eddie Long with young male members of his church, pastor and author Michael A. Stevens, Sr., once again is being asked to comment on ministers in the closet … commonly now known as the down-low. Stevens, author of “Straight Up: […]

  • ‘The View’ Responds to GLAAD’s ‘Down Low’ Protest

    Jul 16, 10 by EurPublisher 15 Comments


    *ABC has finally responded to gay rights group GLAAD over comments made by “The View’s” Sherri Shepherd and guest host D.L. Hughley during a segment last month about black men on the “down low.” However, GLAAD is still not happy. On the June 22 episode, Shepherd and Hughley blamed the spike in HIV/AIDS cases among […]

  • GLAAD Targets Shepherd/Hughley Over ‘Down Low’ Comments

    Jul 12, 10 by EurPublisher 8 Comments


    *“The View” is under fire by gay rights group GLAAD over a Hot Topics segment regarding men “on the down low,” the term used to describe black men who are secretly gay, yet remain in heterosexual relationships. During the June 22 episode, cohost Sherri Shepherd and guest host, comedian D.L. Hughley, blamed increased HIV rates […]