Attitudes Towards Male Homosexuality, Bisexuality, and the Down Low Lifestyle: Demographic Differences and HIV Implications

  title={Attitudes Towards Male Homosexuality, Bisexuality, and the Down Low Lifestyle: Demographic Differences and HIV Implications},
  author={Jessie Heath and Kathy Goggin},
  journal={Journal of Bisexuality},
  pages={17 - 31}
This study offers an introduction to the Down Low lifestyle and an examination of possible attitude differences towards the related topics of male homosexuality and bisexuality. The Down Low is a lifestyle predominately practiced by young, urban African American men who have sex with other men and women, yet do not identify as gay or bisexual. Participants' (n = 146) attitudes were measured using subscales of the Components of Attitudes Towards Homosexuality scale and an original measure… 

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