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King discussing his book On the Down Low:
Greater frequency of sex with women also correlated with greater concealment.
He distinguishes the difference between being down-low and being down-low-gay.
In the first study to look at the mental health of this population, researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health found that greater concealment of homosexual behavior was associated with more symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Therefore black masculinity is perceived as "dangerous, prone to trickery, promiscuous, and contaminated while also framing white masculinity and sexuality as less susceptible to such problems.
Someone who is down-low is on the receiving end of homosexual sexual pleasure and for that reason does not view themselves as gay, while down-low-gay is someone who is a closeted gay man.
Sex, Lies and Denial in Black AmericaKeith Boykin states that secret homosexual relations are not unique to African American men, and in fact occur in many societies and among all races.
Most DL men identify themselves not as gay or bisexual but first and foremost as black.