It seems that in the 21st century there seems to be an epidemic that plagues our American society (not to mention African-American) and that has to do with sexual orientation.
The down-low has been exposed enough from books, movies, to even a topic on Oprah. It simply talks about those (mostly men) who pretend to be straight for acceptance when in fact they are gay or bisexual.
I’m not writing this to bash those people. For whatever reason they live in a world of fear. Especially in places like Africa and the Caribbean where people are killed for being anything but heterosexual, makes me feel hurt and disdain for what kind of world we live in.
However, In America , where we have supposed “freedoms” it makes no sense that people still feel like they can’t be themselves. People should be able to define themselves and not allow “the world” to define who they are and how they feel. All in all be honest with yourself. To thine ownself…be true.